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Silversea's 'Prince Albert II' is now the 'Silver Explorer'

Silver Explorer

ABOVE: An aerial view of Silver Explorer, which carries 117 passengers and a fleet of Zodiac boats for expedition landings.

Silversea Cruises, a luxury cruise line that we've covered in two reviews (Silver Whisper Mediterranean Cruise and Silver Whisper "Scotland's Tattoo" Cruise), is renaming its expedition ship:

The  Lloyd's Register 1A ice-rated vessel, formerly known as Prince Albert II (after Monaco's sovereign), will now cruise under the name Silver Explorer

Silver Explorer will continue to explore out-of-the-way regions, including Arctic and Antarctic waters, in a manner that blends adventure with luxury.

Click here for a list of sailings or visit the cruise line's Web site at


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