Following the interest in Scenic’s soon-to-launch Scenic Eclipse, the company has announced its flagship will be joined by a sister ship, Scenic Eclipse II.

Launching in 2020, Scenic Eclipse II will embark on her maiden voyage from Athens to Lisbon, before the debut sailing season, which will include the European and Russian Arctic.

Itineraries will include remote and sought after destinations including Russia’s White Sea, the Northwest Passage, Southern Greenland and Alaska to Russia across the Bering Sea.

Scenic Founder and Chairman, Glen Moroney said the expansion of Scenic’s ocean cruise fleet

Building will commence next year in Pula, Croatia, where Scenic Eclipse is currently under construction. Scenic Eclipse II will be of similar design, including 114 all-verandah suites, nine restaurants, eight lounges and bars, a Spa Sanctuary, separate fitness areas and indoor, outdoor and plunge pools, as well as a marina deck, helicopters and a submarine.