Caribbean Princess Departing Port Everglades. 11/5/2016 ©CruiseInd

Princess Finalizes 2 Ship Order

Over a year ago, Jul 23, 2018 to be exact, Princess signed a memorandum of understanding with builder Fincantieri.Last year we knew that an agreement was reached for two ships but not much more. With t...

Virgin’s Scarlet Lady Launched in Italy

The first ship in Virgin Voyages fleet has finally met the water.Over the weekend, the Scarlet Lady came into contact with water for the first time. The event took place at the drydock in Fincantieri's Se...
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Regent Orders New Vessel

Ultra-luxury operator Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced that their parent company, NCL, has ordered another vessel for them. It will be a sister to the Seven Seas Explorer and Seven Seas Splendor. She'll be delivered from Fincantieri in late 2023. As it...
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Oceania Orders Newbuilds

Well, we're just barely into 2019 and we already have the first newbuild announcement. NCLH has announced they ordered two ships for their upper-premium brand Oceania Cruises.The two 67,000gt ships will be...
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MSC Names Seaside-EVO Class

MSC Cruises held a steelcutting ceremony for their next vessel at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. This new ship will be the first in their larger Seaside-class. Called Seaside Evo-class, the f...
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MSC Cruises to Enter Luxury Market

MSC Cruises has just announced that they will be building four 'ultra-luxury cruise ships.' Each vessel will be built in Italy at one of Fincantieri's yards. These ships will be 64,000gt and carry only 500 pax. The first of these ships is scheduled to launch i...

TUI Cruises To Build New Class

German line TUI Cruises will be building two new ships as part of a new class of vessels. The new 161,000gt vessels will be built at Fincantieri's Monfalcone yard and will be their largest ever built (Princess'...

NCL Orders Fifth and Sixth Leonardo-class Ships

NCL has just announced that they have agreed with Fincantieri to build a fifth and sixth Project Leonardo Class ship. These additional ones will be delivered in 2026 and 2027. The 140,000gt class of ships w...
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Viking Orion is Delivered

Viking Ocean Cruises have just taken delivery of their fifth vessel, the Viking Orion. The ship just finished her construction at Fincantieri's Ancona yard. She comes in at 47,800gt ship and can carry 930 pax.The Orion will be officially named by her cerem...

Fincantieri Delivers Carnival Horizon

Christine Duffy. President Carnival Cruise Lines, Giuseppe Bono CEO of Fincantieri, and Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Corp.Fincantieri has officially delivered Carnival Cruise Lines newest flagship th...