Crowding the docks of the Queen Elizabeth II Terminal in Southampton, nearly 300 students, parents, and alumni gathered for the Fall 2015 Grand Unveiling of the MV World Odyssey Saturday evening.
As Michael Segal, Chair of the Board of ISE, proudly announced, the MV World Odyssey will serve as the sixth traveling campus for the 119th voyage of Semester at Sea.
Along with a welcoming to the crowd below, Segal also welcomed back the ship‚Äôs crew, of which 90% have served on previous voyages. He offered them many thanks for their indispensable support for Semester at Sea.
Together with the ship‚Äôs Captain Kostas Siamantis, Segal revealed the ship‚Äôs name emblazoned on its side to a cheering crowd. And as tradition holds, Segal concluded the unveiling with the smashing of a champagne bottle upon the MV Odyssey‚Äôs bow.