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Royal Caribbean to take majority stake in luxury line Silversea Cruises

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Royal Caribbean to take majority stake in luxury line Silversea Cruises

First look: Luxury line Silversea's new Silver Muse Scheduled to be christened on April 19, the 596-passenger Silver Muse is luxury line Silversea Cruises' first newly built ship in seven years. Silversea Cruises' 596-passenger Silver Muse is the line's new flagship. Mass-market cruise giant Royal Caribbean and luxury line Silversea soon will be on the same team.   The parent company of Royal Caribbean on Thursday announced it had struck a deal with Silversea chairman and owner Manfredi Lefebvre D’Ovidio to take a two-thirds stake in the luxury line. Royal Caribbean said it would pay approximately $1 billion for the stake. Lefebvre also will receive approximately 472,000 shares of Royal Caribbean