T. Mariotti and Neptune have signed a contract to launch “Project Sama”, the first vessel for the Aman Luxury Brand

T. Mariotti and Neptune have signed a contract to launch ‘Project Sama’, the first vessel for the Aman Luxury Brand (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - January 2023)Project Sama represents the first ultra-luxury at sea experience from Neptune Co., a joint venture of Aman Group and Cruise Saudi. This unique new concept in the ultra-luxury resort at sea niche, occupies a space in the leisure market that has never before been explored.

The 183 meter vessel, of approximately 23,000 gross tonnage, features Mariotti’s first dual fuel powered newbuild project capable of exceeding environmental priorities when delivered and well into the future. The exterior profile and guest accommodations are designed by world renowned Yacht Designers, SINOT. Project Sama will host guests in fifty sumptuous suites, featuring exceptional luxury, spacious public spaces and unrivaled entertainment facilities, a hallmark of the Aman brand.

“It’s a privilege to have the opportunity to work with Aman, the pinnacle player in high-end hospitality – says Marco Ghiglione T. Mariotti Managing Director – We are proud to offer our luxury shipbuilding experience to this challenging new venture offering a unique combination of luxury, safety and versatility which will innovate the art of travelling at sea. This is yet another sign of the Made in Italy skill and capacity to satisfy the wishes of the most demanding customers in the world.”

This project represents a very important occasion to demonstrate once again the incredible value of the knowledge and expertise of local suppliers and subcontractors who will be working on this exciting concept. Among this group are De Wave, who will be responsible for luxury interior finishing and Ortec Santamaria for the electrical systems to consolidate even more the collaboration with T. Mariotti in newbuilding luxury projects. Project Sama is expected to launch in 2026; its official name will be announced in due course.

(T. Mariotti)