Virgin Voyages takes delivery of the Resilient Lady

Virgin Voyages has taken delivery of the Resilient Lady, growing its fleet to three ships with another ship on the way next year.   

The ship is 110,000 gross tons, just like her sister ships Scarlet Lady and Valiant Lady. The 2,770-passenger ship was built in the Sestri Ponente shipyard in Genoa, Italy, by Fincantieri. The first of the ships was delivered in February 2020.

Resilient Lady was originally set to enter service this past August but way postponed because of supply chain and labor shortages along with uncertainly about Eastern Europe and Covid regulations. 

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Resilient Lady will sail its maiden voyage around the Greek islands on May 14. The ship will call in Bodrum, Turkey, and the Greek islands of Santorini, Rhodes and Mykonos and conclude in Piraeus, Athens, where it will homeport. The ship will sail two eight-night itinerates in Greece and the Adriatic Sea before embarking on a 44-night repositioning sailing to Australia and New Zealand on Oct. 22. The ship will arrive in Sydney on Dec. 4. 

The ship will feature live music and will include six Michelin-inspired restaurants among more than 20 eateries.

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