“Scarlet Lady”, the first of four ships which Virgin Voyages (new cruise operator and a brand part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group), ordered to Fincantieri, was presented today at the shipyard in Genoa Sestri Ponente.
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The steel cutting ceremony of the second of three cruise ships that Virgin Voyages (part of Virgin Group) ordered to Fincantieri took place at the Sestri Ponente (Genoa) yard.
Now, she’s emerging again, but this time she reappears as a mystical Mermaid – the soul and spirit behind the first Virgin Voyages ship. Her name, and therefore the name of our first vessel, was carefully deliberated and finally chosen to be Scarlet Lady.