Emerald Azzurra Floats Out At Halong Shipyard In Vietnam

Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw

Emerald Cruises’ new ocean-going super yacht, Emerald Azzurra, floated out this weekend at the Halong Shipbuilding Company in Vietnam, marking just over a year until its JAN 2022 debut. 

“We are incredibly excited to see Emerald Azzurra successfully enter the water as the next stage of her build, the completion of the interior, commences. We can’t wait for past river cruise guests and new customers alike to join us on board our very own ocean-going yacht in 2022,” said Glen Moroney, Founder and Chairman of parent company, Scenic Group. 


Emerald Azzurra
 is the first custom-built ocean super yacht launched by Emerald Cruises, and will sail the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Red seas. Its inaugural sailing on 28JAN, 2022 is an eight-day "Best of the Red Sea" itinerary out of Aqaba, Jordan.

Azzurra accommodates 100 passengers across 50 suites and staterooms, 88% of which include an outdoor balcony. The yacht also has three dining venues, a wellness centre, three tenders, a Zodiac and a marina platform on the yacht’s aft.

Anna Kroupina

Anna Kroupina Journalist

Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.

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