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T. Mariotti delivers expedition ship Seabourn Venture

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Seabourn Venture was built to Polar Class 6 standards
T. Mariotti delivered the 264-passenger Seabourn Venture, the first of two purpose-built expedition ships for Seabourn.

'The Mariotti team has done a wonderful job in the building of the ship and bringing Adam Tihany's stunning design vision to life,' Seabourn President Josh Leibowitz said. 'Seabourn Venture will raise the bar in ultra-luxury expedition travel, and we look forward to introducing her to the world as she sets sail to explore remote destinations from the polar regions in the Arctic to the southernmost continent of Antarctica.'

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Josh Leibowitz, left, shakes on the delivery with Marco Ghiglione

'The fairest one of all'

Added Marco Ghiglione, managing director of T. Mariotti: 'Seabourn Venture is the fairest one of all ... Since we started building Seabourn Venture, the world has literally changed before our eyes, requiring unexpected efforts. The great dedication and passion of the team made by T. Mariotti and subcontractors with Seabourn have been the keys to success.'

Polar Class 6

Seabourn Venture has been built to Polar Class 6 standards and will have equipment that allows the line to offer its widest range of expedition activities led by an expert 26-person team of scientists, scholars and naturalists.

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Seabourn Venture aft view

Activities will include Zodiac cruises, hikes, nature walks, scuba diving and snorkeling, as well as additional curated complimentary excursions. In addition, the ship will offer optional excursions and optional Seabourn Expeditions with kayaking and two custom-built submersibles at select destinations.

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