Fincantieri delivers fourth superyacht sized ship to Ponant


The Italian shipyard Fincantieri in Ancona has launched the yacht like cruise liner Le Lyrial

Ordered by the French cruise line Ponant (Bridgepoint Group), she is the fourth sister ship following and joins L’Austral, Le Boreal and Le Soleal, delivered respectively in May 2010, April 2011 and June 2013.

Her yacht like credentials are revealed by her 142 metre length and 18 metre beam but at 11,000 gross tonnes with a passenger capacity of around 244 guests she is clearly more sip than yacht

Passengers will be accommodated in 122 cabins all with a sea view and 94% with a private balcony.

Like her sisters the new ship, which will fly the French flag.