Norwegian Encore Floated Out

NCL's latest flagship has emerged from the building hall sporting her hull art.Still on track for an October handover, Germany's Meyer Werft shipyard celebrated one of the last remaining milestones in ...
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AIDAnova Christened in Germany

The most hotly anticipated ship this year has just been christened in Germany. Taking place at the Meyer Werft yard in Papenburg, 25,000 guests crowded the dock to witness the formal naming of the AIDAnova. This is the first ship in the Excellence-class...
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Carnival’s XL Class

Once Carnival Panorama launches in 2019, all eyes will be on Carnival's LNG powered newbuild set to take the water in 2020. The first in Carnival's XL-class she will be based on Carnival Corp.'s Excellence-clas...

NCL Takes Delivery of Norwegian Bliss

Norwegian Cruise Line has just taken delivery of their newest flagship, Norwegian Bliss. The 168,028gt ship was just completed at Germany's Meyer Werft yard in Papenburg, Germany. The ship took 18 months to...

Saga Cruises Announces Second Newbuild

Britain's Saga Cruises have announced they have agreed to take a second newbuild. The first ship ordered, Spirit of Discovery, will begin her construction in Germany shortly with a planed arrival of June 2019. She will soon be joined by a fleetmate a year ...

Costa Announces Newbuild Name

At the steel-cutting ceremony at Meyer Turku in Finland, Costa Cruises announced that their newest ship will be named Costa Smeralda.They also released this new rendering of her. She'll be based on the ...
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Genting Dream Delivered

Germany's Meyer Werft shipyard has just handed over Dream Cruises first vessel. The 151,300gt Genting Dream is based on the Norwegian Breakaway-plus class of vessel but features several changes such as the ...
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Royal Caribbean Orders 2 LNG Powered Icon-Class Vessels

Royal Caribbean has announced they have entered into an agreement with Meyer Group to build two ships that will be part of a new class of ships called Icon class. Details are still scarce but what is know is they will be built in Meyer's Turku, Finland yard an...
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[First Look] Ovation of the Seas

Royal Caribbean's first purpose build ship for the Asian market was just handed over to them last night. Let's take a look at the 168,666gt ship.Royal Caribbean's 24th ship, Ovation of the Seas, was built a...