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Wednesday, 9 September 2015

New Cruise Ships On Order

Here you will find details on all the new cruise ships on order which we know will be launching over the next year and beyond. Many of the ships are currently being constructed or have been ordered and will be built soon. The list is always changing as the cruise lines release more information about their future ships.

Aidaprima

Aidaprima

Dec 2015 | Aida Cruises
First of two new next generation class ships for the German cruise line Aida cruises. The ship is being built in Japan and also the largest ever built for Aida! Expect to see new innovations and features onboard.

Ship Stats

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipyard, Japan
125,000 Gross Tons
3,250 Passengers
900 Crew

Norwegian Escape

Norwegian Escape

Oct 2015 | NCL
Norwegian Escape will be the first of two Breakaway Plus class cruise ships. The ship is bigger than the current Breakaway class. Norwegian Escape is expected to bring some new industry innovations when it enters service. The ship’s homeport will be Miami, Florida.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard, Papenburg, Germany
164,600 Gross Tons
4,200 Passengers
1,730 Crew

ms Koninsdam

MS Koningsdam

Feb 2016 | Holland America Line
This will be the first “Pinnacle” class vessel fort he cruise line and will bring new features to Holland America. Koningsdam is the largest ship ever built for the cruise line at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Marghera, Italy
99,500 Gross Tons
2,650 Passengers
1,000 Crew

Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista

Spring 2016 | Carnival
Vista will be a new class ship for Carnival and will be similar to the Dream class. The ship will have the first ever IMAX at sea and will introduce the Seafood Shack. The ship will feature the Skyride that suspends above the sports complex.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Trieste, Italy
133,500 Tons
4,000 Passengers
2,000 Crew
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Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas

April 2016 | Royal Caribbean
The ship will be the third built in the Oasis class. From what we can tell the ship will look slightly different from Oasis and Allure. The third vessel will also have a larger tonnage making it the biggest cruise ship in the world.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard
227,625 Tons
5,400 Passengers
1,200 Crew

Aidaprima Cruise Ship

Second Aidaprima Class

March 2016 | Aida Cruises
This will be the sister ship to Aidaprima built in Japan. The class is a new era in ship design for the German based cruise line. Will also be the largest class cruise ship ever built for Aida Cruises.

Ship Stats

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipyard, Japan.
125,000 Tons
3,250 Passengers
900 Crew

Mein Schiff 3

Mein Schiff 5

Spring 2016 | TUI Cruises
Another Mein Schiff vessel from the German based cruise line, TUI Cruises. The ship will be similar to Mein Schiff 3 and 4 along with similar onboard features.

Ship Stats

Meyer Turku Shipyard, Finland
99,300 Tons
2,500 Passengers
1,000 Crew

Quantum of the Seas

Ovation of the Seas

Mid 2016 | Royal Caribbean
Ovation of the Seas will be the sister ship to Quantum of the Seas and the second in the class. Expect to see similar innovations including the North Star, SeaPlex and Two70 along with some new features.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard, Papenburg, Germany
168,700 Tons
4,180 Passengers
1,000 Crew

Seven Seas Explorer

Seven Seas Explorer

Summer 2016 | Regent Seven Seas
This will the largest ever luxury cruise ship built. The vessel will look similar to Regents other vessels but a lot bigger. The vessel cost $450 Million to built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Genoa, Italy.
54,000 Tons
738 Passengers

Star Cruises

Genting World

Fall 2016 | Star Cruises
This will be the largest cruise ship ever built by Star Cruises and it will be purpose built for the Asian market. Another vessel in the same class is planned bringing a new era in cruising for Asia.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard, Papenburg, Germany.
150,000 Tons
3,370 Passengers

Breakaway Plus

Norwegian Bliss

March 2017 | NCL
Bliss will be the sister ship to Norwegian Escape and the second vessel in the Breakaway Plus class. Expect NCL to offer new innovations and spaces onboard once it enters service.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard, Papenburg, Germany.
164,600 Tons
4,200 Passengers
1,730 Crew

MSC Prototype Ship

MSC Meraviglia

June 2017 | MSC Cruises
This vessel will be the largest ever built for MSC and one of the largest in the world. It will be a new class prototype ship and the first of many new cruise ships that have been ordered by the cruise line.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard.
167,600 Tons
4,500 Passengers
1,540 Crew

Mein Schiff 3 Ship

Mein Schiff 6

Spring 2017 | TUI Cruises
Another new ship just as Mein Schiff 3, 4 and 5. Is expected to be similar along with onboard features. The ship will help grow the German fleet which is purpose built for the market.

Ship Stats

Meyer Turku Shipyard, Finland.
99,300 Tons
2,500 Passengers
1,000 Crew

Regal Princess

Third Royal Class Ship

May 2017 | Princess Cruises
Due to the success of Royal and Regal Princess the cruise line will add another ship to the class. Expect the ship to have popular features including the popular SeaWalk.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Italy
143,000 Tons
3,600 Passengers
1,350 Crew

Star Cruises

Second New Class Ship

Fall 2017 | Star Cruises
Another huge cruise ship ordered by Asian based Star Cruises. This ship will be the sister ship to the one being built first. Expect new features and experiences for the purpose built vessel for Asia.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard, Papenburg, Germany
150,000 Tons
3,370 Passengers

Seaside Class

MSC Seaside

Nov 2017 | MSC Cruises
A brand new class ship for MSC Cruises. Will bring a new era of ship design for the cruise line. Brings a very modern design to the industry and one of the largest in the world. The ship is set to bring several new innovations and new design elements onboard.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Italy
154,000 Tons
5,300 Passengers

Carnival Breeze

Second Vista Class

March 2018 | Carnival
The new ship will be the second built in the new Vista class for Carnival. The ship will be identical to the Carnival Vista and guests can enjoy all the latest onboard features the cruise line has on offer.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Italy
133,500 Tons
3,954 Passengers

Seaside Prototype

Second Seaside Class

May 2018 | MSC Cruises
The second of the seaside class for MSC Cruises. Will bring a new era of ship design for the cruise line. Brings a very modern design to the industry and one of the largest in the world. The ship is set to bring several new innovations and new design elements onboard.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Italy
154,000 Tons
5,300 Passengers

Mein Schiff 3

Mein Schiff 7

Spring 2018 | TUI Cruises
The ship will be the same as Mein Schiff 3, 4, 5 and 6. We’re starting to loose count of how many there are! The ship is purpose built for the German market and will help expand the fleet even further.

Ship Stats

Meyer Turku Shipyard, Finland
99,300 Tons
2,500 Passengers
1,000 Crew

Harmony of the Seas

Fourth Oasis Class Ship

2018 | Royal Caribbean
The fourth ship in the Oasis class but slightly larger than Oasis and Allure. We’re sure Royal Caribbean will bring some new innovations and onboard features once it’s built.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard
227,625 Tons
5,400 Passengers
1,200 Crew

Breakaway Plus

Third Breakaway Plus

Fall 2018 | NCL
This will be the third Breakaway Plus class ship but it’s going to be slightly larger than Norwegian Escape and Bliss making it the cruise lines largest ever cruise ship and one of the largest in the world.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard, Papenburg, Germany
164,600 Tons
4,200 Passengers
1,730 Crew

ms Koningsdam

Second Pinnacle Class

Nov 2018 | Holland America Line
The yet to be named ship will be the second in the new Pinnacle class. The ship will be identical to Holland Americas MS Koningsdam. The class is the largest ever built for the cruise line.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Marghera, Italy
99,500 Tons
2,650 Passengers
1,025 Crew

Celebrity Cruises Funnel

First EDGE Class

End 2018 | Celebrity Cruises
The EDGE class will be a new design for Celebrity Cruises and built at the STX France shipyard. The ship will be a significant leap forward in environmentally friendly ship design. The EDGE class will offer a modern luxury cruise experience.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard
177,000 Tons
2,900 Passengers

MSC Prototype Ship

Second Vista Class

Early 2019 | MSC Cruises
The second ship in the new class of ships for MSC Cruises. Will be the largest in the fleet and once built is sure to bring some new innovations for guests to enjoy. More details will be revealed from the cruise line in the coming months.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard
167,600 Tons
5,700 Passengers

Costa Ship Rendering

New Generation Ship

2019 | Costa Cruises
This will be a new LNG generation cruise ship for the European based cruise line. The vessel is the first of two ship orders which will have a passenger capacity of 6,600 making it the largest capacity cruise ship in the world.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft, Turku Shipyard
180,000 Gross Tons
6,600 Passengers
MORE DETAILS

Aida Cruise Ship

New Generation LNG Ship

2019 | Aida Cruises
This will be a new LNG generation cruise ship for the German based cruise line. The vessel is the first of two ship orders which will have a passengers capacity of 6,600 making it the largest capacity cruise ship in the world.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard
180,000 Gross Tons
6,600 Passengers
MORE DETAILS

Breakaway Plus

Fourth Breakaway Plus

2019 | NCL
This will be the fourth Breakaway Plus class ship but it’s going to be slightly larger than Norwegian Escape and Bliss making it the cruise lines largest ever cruise ship and one of the largest in the world. Will be the same as the Third Breakaway Plus vessel.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard, Papenburg, Germany
164,600 Tons
4,200 Passengers
1,730 Crew

Celebrity Cruises Funnel

Second EDGE Class

2019 | Celebrity Cruises
The EDGE class will be a new design for Celebrity Cruises and built at the STX France shipyard. The ship will be a significant leap forward in environmentally friendly ship design. The EDGE class will offer a modern luxury cruise experience.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard
177,000 Tons
2,900 Passengers

MSC Prototype Ship

Third Vista Project

2020 | MSC Cruises
This will be the third vessel built which is currently known as the Vista Project. The ship will feature the longest LED dome at sea which is going to be 180 meters and a double-deck aft lounge where advanced entertainment shows will be held.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard
167,600 Tons
5,700 Passengers

Costa Ship Rendering

New Generation Ship

2020 | Costa Cruises
This will be the second new LNG generation cruise ship for the European based cruise line. The vessel is the first of two ship orders which will have a passenger capacity of 6,600 making it the largest capacity cruise ship in the world.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft, Turku Shipyard
180,000 Gross Tons
6,600 Passengers
MORE DETAILS

Virgin Cruise Ship

New Virgin Ship

2020 | Virgin Cruises
The first of three new cruise ships built by the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. Will be a mid sized vessel at 110,000 gross tons and will sail from PortMiami once completed.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Italy
110,000 Tons
2,800 Passengers
1,150 Crew

Aida Cruise Ship

New Generation LNG Ship

2020 | Aida Cruises
This will be a new LNG generation cruise ship for the German based cruise line. The vessel is the first of two ship orders which will have a passengers capacity of 6,600 making it the largest capacity cruise ship in the world.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard
180,000 Gross Tons
6,600 Passengers
MORE DETAILS

Seaside Prototype

Third Seaside Class

2021 | MSC Cruises
The third of the seaside class for MSC Cruises. Will bring a new era of ship design for the cruise line. Brings a very modern design to the industry and one of the largest in the world. The ship is set to bring several new innovations and new design elements onboard.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Italy
154,000 Tons
5,300 Passengers

Virgin Cruise Ship

New Virgin Ship

2021 | Virgin Cruises
The second of three new cruise ships built by the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. Will be a mid sized vessel at 110,000 gross tons and will sail from PortMiami once completed.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Italy
110,000 Tons
2,800 Passengers
1,150 Crew

MSC Prototype Ship

Fourth Vista Project

2022 | MSC Cruises
This will be the fourth and last vessel built which is currently known as the Vista Project. The ship will feature the longest LED dome at sea which is going to be 180 meters and a double-deck aft lounge where advanced entertainment shows will be held.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard
167,600 Tons
5,700 Passengers



Virgin Cruise Ship

New Virgin Ship

2022 | Virgin Cruises
The third of three new cruise ships built by the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. Will be a mid sized vessel at 110,000 gross tons and will sail from PortMiami once completed.

Source: Cruise Hive.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Italy
110,000 Tons
2,800 Passengers
1,150 Crew

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