Carnival cruises: another ship sold to a Japanese company

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Carnival Corporation and its luxury brand Seabourn announced the sale of the 2009-built 450-passenger Seabourn Odyssey to Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) Following the sale, Seabourn will continue to operate all published voyages until August 22, 2024, in the under a charter agreement.

The 26th ship to leave the Carnival fleet since 2020

Seabourn President Natalya Leahy said, “As we prepare to bid farewell to Odyssey in September 2024, I am excited to further optimize our fleet as we grow our shipping business. With the addition of Seabourn Pursuit this summer, Seabourn will have one of the most modern fleets in the ultra-luxury segment with an average age of just seven years. You have to try to stay positive.

In 2023, the huge Carnival group will have sold 24 ships from its cruise lines, including Costa

Carnival Corporation has announced that it plans to sell three cruise ships in 2023, two from Costa Cruises and the third is from AIDA which in January 2023 announced it was retiring the 20-year-old AIDA aura which would be offered for sale. with her already retired sistership AIDA vita. Since the cruise suspension in 2020, Carnival Corporation has sold or retired 24 cruise ships and delivered two others that had already been sold. The company has reduced its fleet from 104 ships to around 90.

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