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New Ships

It's exciting to take a vacation on a new cruise ship, as it will usually be among the most innovative and feature-filled cruise ships in the world. This page is dedicated to highlighting the newest cruise ships in the industry. We recommend that you bookmark this page, if you'd like to come back soon (as we frequently update this page). The first list (below) is of the ships that have already debuted, while the second list contains the cruise ships that haven't debuted yet. All ships are listed in date order, by proximity to today:

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April 18, 2019

Tonnage: 167,800
Guests: 4,246

• First Quantum Ultra Class ship

• Private enclave for suite guests

• New dining concepts

• Sky Pad, a virtual reality bungee trampoline at sea

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March 24, 2019 Tonnage: 167,600
Guests: 4,500
Crew: 1,536
Length: 1,033 ft.

• Sister ship to MSC Meraviglia.

• Larger theater than current MSC ships

• Extended MSC Yacht Club, including a solarium, private lounge, and duplex suites

• Two-deck "inside promenade"

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March 8, 2019

Tonnage: 135,500
Guests: 5,260
Crew: TBA
Length: 1,052 ft.

• Costa's first Vista-class ship

• Built for Chinese market

• Design and onboard experiences inspired by the city of Venice

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February 23, 2019

Tonnage: 48,000
Guests: 930

• Sixth Viking Ocean Ship

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December 9, 2018

Tonnage: 129,500
Guests: 2,918
Length: 1,004 ft.
Width: 128 ft.

• Will be the first of two new "Project EDGE" vessels, ushering a new ship class to the Celebrity fleet

• Edge staterooms with Infinity Balconies

• The Magic Carpet - an industry first!

• Developed with environmentally friendly design in mind

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December 5, 2018

Tonnage: 99,500
Guests: 2,650

• Second Pinnacle Class Ship

• 2,650 passenger capacity

• Will feature new public spaces and venues

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October 11, 2018

Tonnage: 10,000
Guests: 184

• Sister ship to Le Laperouse

• New hydraulic platform with adjustable height

• Onboard Zodiac

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August 3, 2018

Tonnage: 30,277
Guests: 777

• Third R-class ship to enter Azamara's fleet.

• Focus on smaller, more exclusive ports.

• Formerly sailed under P&O and Fathom brands.

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June 19, 2018

Tonnage: 48,000
Guests: 930

• Fifth Viking Ocean Ship

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June 19, 2018

Tonnage: 10,000
Guests: 184

• First ship in a new class for Ponant

• New hydraulic platform with adjustable height

• Onboard Zodiac

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June 10, 2018 Tonnage: 154,000
Guests: 4,170
Crew: 759
Length: 1,060 ft.

• Second Seaside class ship.

• Sister ship to MSC Seaside.

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May 16, 2018

Tonnage: 40,350
Guests: 604

• Will be the second ship of its class (the first being Seabourn Encore)

• All-Suite Vessel, with each suite having a veranda.

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April 21, 2018

Tonnage: 164,600
Guests: 4,200

• 3rd Breakaway Plus Class ship

• Home port in Seattle

• Destinations will focus on Alaska.

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April 18, 2018

Tonnage: 4,057
Guests: 175

• Large staterooms (over 200 square feet)

• 360° observation deck

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April 2, 2018 Tonnage: 133,500
Guests: 3,954
Crew: 1,450
Length: 1,055 ft

• Sister ship to Carnival Vista.

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March 31, 2018

Tonnage: 230,000
Guests: 5,494

• Fourth Oasis Class ship

• Is the largest cruise ship in the world!

• 3 multi-story waterslides, all of which twist and turn over Central Park 10 decks below

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December 23, 2017

Tonnage: 154,000
Guests: 4,140
Crew: 1,518
Length: 1,060 ft.

• $957 million cost for MSC to build

• Sailing year-round from Miami to the Caribbean

• Sea-level promenade that circumnavigates the sides of the ship with outdoor spaces

• Panoramic lifts with sea views

• Large theatre

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November 17, 2017

Tonnage: 48,000
Guests: 930

• Fourth Viking Ocean Ship

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September 30, 2017

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: 110
Crew: 85
Length: 442 ft.

• One of Crystal's newly designed river yachts

• All staterooms onboard are suites

• Sailing along the Seine River

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August 13, 2017

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: 110
Crew: 85
Length: 442 ft.

• One of Crystal's newly designed river yachts

• All staterooms onboard are suites

• Sailing along the Rhine and Moselle Rivers

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August 8, 2017

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: 84
Crew: 55
Length: 360 ft.

• One of Crystal's newly designed river yachts

• All staterooms onboard are suites

• Sailing along the Seine River

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June 11, 2017

Tonnage: 167,600
Guests: 4,500
Crew: 1,536
Length: 1,033 ft.

• Became the largest ship in the MSC fleet

• Has an amusement park connected to an outdoor aqua park

• Extended MSC Yacht Club, including a solarium, private lounge, and duplex suites

• Two-deck "inside promenade"

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June 4, 2017

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: 84
Crew: 55
Length: 360 ft.

• One of Crystal's newly designed river yachts

• All staterooms onboard are suites

• Sailing along the Seine River

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May 6, 2017

Tonnage: 4,057
Guests: 175

• Small coastal cruise ship

• Sail along inland East coast

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April 10, 2017

Tonnage: 40,700
Guests: 596
Crew: 411
Length: 698 feet

• Largest Silversea ship to date

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March 31, 2017

Tonnage: 141,000
Guests: 3,600
Crew: 1,350
Length: 1,083 ft.

• Over-water SeaWalk

• SeaView Bar

• Movies Under the Stars

• The Sanctuary

• Chef's Table Lumiere

• Bellini's (cocktail bar)

• Princess Live!

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February 25, 2017

Tonnage: 48,000
Guests: 928

• Third Viking Ocean Ship

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February 2, 2017

Tonnage: 40,350
Guests: 604

• Largest Seabourn ship ever

• All-Suite Vessel, with each suite having a veranda.

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July 20, 2016

Tonnage: 54,000
Guests: 738
Length: 732 ft.
Beam: 102 ft.

• All-Suite, All-Balcony Ship

• Largest Regent Ship Ever

• 369 suites (300 to 1,500 sq ft)

• Canyon Ranch SpaClub®

• All-Inclusive Pricing

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June 12, 2016

Tonnage: 227,700
Guests: 5,488

• Third Oasis Class ship

• Is the largest cruise ship in the world!

• 3 multi-story waterslides, all of which twist and turn over Central Park 10 decks below

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May 28, 2016

Tonnage: N/A
Guests: 185

• Paddlewheeer

• Sails on the Columbia River

• All staterooms have private balconies

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May 1, 2016

Tonnage: 133,500
Guests: 3,954

• Starts a new ship class

• Has Carnival Funship 2.0 feaures on board.

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April 17, 2016

Tonnage: 168,666
Guests: 4,180

• Third Quantum Class ship

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April 8, 2016

Tonnage: 99,500
Guests: 2,648

• New ship class - Pinnacle

• 2,650 passenger capacity

• Largest Holland America ship ever

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April 3, 2016

Tonnage: 48,000
Guests: 928

• Second Viking Ocean Ship

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December 23, 2015

Tonnage: 3,370
Guests: 62

• New Yacht Class vessel (originally built in 1989 for a different brand, but fully renovated in 2015 to join Crystal)

• More intimate, inclusive atmosphere

• Features an underwater submersible

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October 29, 2015

Tonnage: 164,000
Guests: 4,248
Length: 1,065 ft.
Max Beam: 136 ft.
Crew: 1,731

• Is the largest NCL ship ever

• First "Breakaway Plus" class ship

• Is larger than the Breakaway class ships

• Homeport will be Miami, FL

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August 11, 2015

Guests: 98
Crew: 50
Length: 302 ft.

• All staterooms feature a Balcony

• Vietnam & Cambodia itineraries

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July 10, 2015

Guests: 190
Crew: 48
Length: 443 ft.

• Onboard Enrichment Events

• Al Fresco Dining

• Free Wine, Beer, and Soft Drinks During Lunch & Dinner

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June 26, 2015

Guests: 190
Crew: 48
Length: 443 ft.

• Onboard Enrichment Events

• Al Fresco Dining

• Free Wine, Beer, and Soft Drinks During Lunch & Dinner

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June 5, 2015

Guests: 190
Crew: 48
Length: 443 ft.

• Onboard Enrichment Events

• Al Fresco Dining

• Free Wine, Beer, and Soft Drinks During Lunch & Dinner

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May 22, 2015

Guests: 190
Crew: 48
Length: 443 ft.

• Onboard Enrichment Events

• Al Fresco Dining

• Free Wine, Beer, and Soft Drinks During Lunch & Dinner

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May 18, 2015

Guests: 190
Crew: 48
Length: 443 ft.

• Onboard Enrichment Events

• Al Fresco Dining

• Free Wine, Beer, and Soft Drinks During Lunch & Dinner

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May 9, 2015

Tonnage: 10,992
Guests: 264
Crew: 139
Length: 466 ft.

• 122 staterooms

• Will sail in Alaska in summer, and Australia/New Zealand in winter

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May 2, 2015

Tonnage: N/A
Guests: 98

• Designed for Elbe River

• All Staterooms Feature Oceanviews

• Indoor/Outdoor Aquavit Terrace

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May 2015

Tonnage: 3,506
Guests: 150

• Paddlewheeer

• Sails on the Mississippi River

• All staterooms have private balconies

• Formerly American Eagle

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April 22, 2015

Tonnage: 167,800
Guests: 4,180

• Second Quantum Class ship

• Sailing from Southampton and Bayonne, NJ

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April 11, 2015

Tonnage: 48,000
Guests: 928

• First Viking Ocean Cruises ship

• All Staterooms Feature Verandas

• Aft-Facing Infinity Pool

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April 11, 2015

Tonnage: N/A
Guests: 98

• Designed for Elbe River

• All Staterooms Feature Oceanviews

• Indoor/Outdoor Aquavit Terrace

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April 3, 2015

Guests: 190
Crew: 48
Length: 443 ft.

• Onboard Enrichment Events

• Al Fresco Dining

• Free Wine, Beer, and Soft Drinks During Lunch & Dinner

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March 30, 2015

Guests: 190
Crew: 48
Length: 443 ft.

• Onboard Enrichment Events

• Al Fresco Dining

• Free Wine, Beer, and Soft Drinks During Lunch & Dinner

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March 30, 2015

Guests: 190
Crew: 48
Length: 443 ft.

• Onboard Enrichment Events

• Al Fresco Dining

• Free Wine, Beer, and Soft Drinks During Lunch & Dinner

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March 27, 2015

Guests: 190
Crew: 48
Length: 443 ft.

• Onboard Enrichment Events

• Al Fresco Dining

• Free Wine, Beer, and Soft Drinks During Lunch & Dinner

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August 20, 2019 Tonnage: TBA
Guests: 530
Crew: TBA
Length: 459 ft.

• Full electric epedition ship, utilizing hybrid technology.

• Strengthened hulls for traversing ice.

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October 20, 2019

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Tonnage: 180,000
Guests: 5,260
Crew: 1,646
Length: 1,106 ft.

• Costa's first Excellence-class ship

• Built in partnership with Costa Smeralda Consortium

• First ship to use LNG-power in port and at sea.

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October 20, 2019

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Tonnage: 143,700
im Guests: 3,660
Crew: TBA
Length: TBA

• Royal-class vessel

• Movies Under the Stars

• The Sanctuary

• 80% of all staterooms include balcony

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November 2, 2019

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Tonnage: 167,800
Guests: 3,998

• 4th Breakaway Plus Class ship

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December 11, 2019

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Tonnage: 133,500
Guests: 3,954

• Third Vista-class ship to join the Carnival fleet.

• Originallly designated for P&O Cruises Australia.

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Late 2019

Prices Coming Soon

Tonnage: Under 100,000
Guests: 1,000
Crew: 1,000
Length: TBA

• First Crystal Diamond Class ship

• Polar vessel

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Late 2019 Tonnage: TBA
Guests: 530
Crew: TBA
Length: 459 ft.

• Full electric epedition ship, utilizing hybrid technology.

• Strengthened hulls for traversing ice.

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November 10, 2019

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Tonnage: 181,000
Guests: 6,334
Length: 1,085 ft.

• New "Meraviglia-Plus" Class ship

• Boasts an at sea Contemporary & Classic Fine Art Museum

• Expanded interior promenade with 20 ft LED screen

• Co-designed entertainment & dining venues with Cirque du Soleil

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TBA

Tonnage: 8,770
Guests: 300
Crew: 140

• Fourth addition to the Star Clipper fleet

• Largest ship to date

• Three onboard pools

• Water sports platform

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February 7, 2020

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Tonnage: 54,000
Guests: 738
Length: 732 ft.
Beam: 102 ft.

• Sister ship to Seven Seas Explorer

• Two new gourmet restaurants, Chartreuse and Pacific Rim.

• Brand's first culinary instruction center at sea, Culinary Arts Kitchen.

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April 5, 2020

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Tonnage: 129,500
Guests: 2,910
Length: 1,004 ft.
Beam: 128 ft.

• Second Edge Class ship

• Focus on small ship itinerary and large ship amenities

• Developed with environmentally friendly design in mind

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June 18, 2020

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Tonnage: 143,700
Guests: 3,660
Crew: 1,346
Length: 1,083 ft

• Royal-class vessel

• Sky Suites

• The Sanctuary

• 80% of all staterooms include balcony

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August 10, 2020

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Tonnage: 25,000
Guests: 200
Length: 600 ft.

• First purpose-built Polar Code compliant yacht in the world

• Has a PC6 Polar Class designation

• Outfitted with state-of-the-art offshore dynamic positioning technology

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August 31, 2020

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Tonnage: 180,800
Guests: 5,282
Crew: 1,745
Length: 1,130 ft

• The largest ship ever in Carnival's fleet ("XL Class")

• Powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

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October 2020

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Tonnage: 167,800
Guests: 4,180

• Second Quantum Ultra Class ship

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November 8, 2020

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Tonnage: 181,000
Guests: 6,334
Length: 1,085 ft.

• New "Meraviglia-Plus" Class ship

• Boasts an at sea Contemporary & Classic Fine Art Museum

• Expanded interior promenade with 20 ft LED screen

• Co-designed entertainment & dining venues with Cirque du Soleil

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2020

Tonnage: 40,700
Guests: 596
Crew: 411
Length: 698 feet

• Sister ship to Silver Muse

• "Green Star 3 Design": Designed, built and equipped to prevent air and water pollution.

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Early 2021 Tonnage: 135,000
Guests: 2,500
Crew: TBA
Length: TBA

• Planned to be slightly larger than Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

• To be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard, in Germany

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Early 2021

Tonnage: 225,280
Guests: 5,400

• Will sail from China

• Fifth Oasis Class ship

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2021

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA

• First luxury electric-hybrid icebreaker.

• Liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion.

• 16 Zodiacs for guest use and two helicopters.

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2021

Tonnage: 180,000
Guests: 5,776
Crew: TBA
Length: TBA

• Costa's second Excellence-class ship

• To use LNG-power in port and at sea.

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2021

Tonnage: 48,000
Guests: 930

• Seventh Viking Ocean Ship

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Fall 2021

Tonnage: 117,000
Guests: 2,900
Length: 984 ft.
Width: 123 ft.

• Third Edge Class ship

• Focus on small ship itinerary and large ship amenities

• Developed with environmentally friendly design in mind

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2021

Tonnage: 99,500
Guests: 2,650

• Third Pinnacle Class Ship

• 2,650 passenger capacity

• Will feature new public spaces and venues

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2021

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA
Crew: TBA
Length: TBA

• Sixth Royal-class vessel

• Movies Under the Stars

• The Sanctuary

• 80% of all staterooms include balcony

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2021

Tonnage: 40,700
Guests: 596
Crew: 411
Length: 698 feet

• Sister ship to Silver Muse

• "Green Star 3 Design": Designed, built and equipped to prevent air and water pollution.

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2021

Tonnage: 23,000
Guests: 264

• Will meet PC6 Polar Class standards.

• Outfitted with kayaks, 24 Zodiac inflatable boats, and two submarines.

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Early 2022

Tonnage: 113,000
Guests: 3,000

• Fourth ship in Cunard fleet.

• To be built by Fincantieri.

• Distinct Cunard signatures and brand new experiences.

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2022

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA

• Ship name not released yet

• First ship of Royal's new Icon Class

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2022

Tonnage: 48,000
Guests: 930

• Eighth Viking Ocean Ship

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May 2022

Tonnage: 23,000
Guests: 264

• Will meet PC6 Polar Class standards.

• Outfitted with kayaks, 24 Zodiac inflatable boats, and two submarines.

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Fall 2022

Tonnage: 117,000
Guests: 2,900
Length: 984 ft.
Width: 123 ft.

• Third "Project EDGE" ship

• Focus on small ship itinerary and large ship amenities

• Developed with environmentally friendly design in mind

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2022 Tonnage: 200,000
Guests: 5,400
Length: TBA

• New "World" Class ship

• Prototype design to maximize open air space onboard

• Includes smart technology at sea

• LNG-powered for lowest impact on the environment

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2022

Tonnage: 140,000
Guests: 3,300

• 1st ship in NCL's upcoming new ship class, based on Breakaway-plus class.

• Key priorities in design will be energy efficiency, optimizing fuel consumption and reducing environment impact

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2022 Tonnage: 135,000
Guests: 2,500
Crew: TBA
Length: TBA

• Second newest ship to be added to Disney's fleet.

• Planned to be slightly larger than Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

• To be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard, in Germany

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2022 Tonnage: 135,000
Guests: 2,500
Crew: TBA
Length: TBA

• Third newest ship to be added to Disney's fleet.

• Planned to be slightly larger than Disney Dream & Disney Fantasy

• To be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard, in Germany

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2023 Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA
Length: TBA

• New Ultra-Luxury Class

• Evolution of MSC Yacht Club

• Smart technology at sea

• Latest environmental technology

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2023

Tonnage: 140,000
Guests: 3,300

• 2nd ship in NCL's upcoming new ship class, based on Breakaway-plus class.

• Key priorities in design will be energy efficiency, optimizing fuel consumption and reducing environment impact

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2024 Tonnage: 200,000
Guests: 5,400
Length: TBA

• New "World" Class ship

• Prototype design to maximize open air space onboard

• Includes smart technology at sea

• LNG-powered for lowest impact on the environment

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2024

Tonnage: 140,000
Guests: 3,300

• 3rd ship in NCL's upcoming new ship class, based on Breakaway-plus class.

• Key priorities in design will be energy efficiency, optimizing fuel consumption and reducing environment impact

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2024

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA

• Ninth Viking Ocean Ship

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2025 Tonnage: 200,000
Guests: 5,400
Length: TBA

• New "World" Class ship

• Prototype design to maximize open air space onboard

• Includes smart technology at sea

• LNG-powered for lowest impact on the environment

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2025

Tonnage: 140,000
Guests: 3,300

• 4th ship in NCL's upcoming new ship class, based on Breakaway-plus class.

• Key priorities in design will be energy efficiency, optimizing fuel consumption and reducing environment impact

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2025

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA

• Tenth Viking Ocean Ship

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2026 Tonnage: 200,000
Guests: 5,400
Length: TBA

• New "World" Class ship

• Prototype design to maximize open air space onboard

• Includes smart technology at sea

• LNG-powered for lowest impact on the environment

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2026

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA

• Eleventh Viking Ocean Ship

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2027

Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA

• Twelfth Viking Ocean Ship

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TBA Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA
Length: TBA

• New Ultra-Luxury Class

• Evolution of MSC Yacht Club

• Smart technology at sea

• Latest environmental technology

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TBA Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA
Length: TBA

• New Ultra-Luxury Class

• Evolution of MSC Yacht Club

• Smart technology at sea

• Latest environmental technology

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TBA Tonnage: TBA
Guests: TBA
Length: TBA

• New Ultra-Luxury Class

• Evolution of MSC Yacht Club

• Smart technology at sea

• Latest environmental technology

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Note: Ships that debuted prior to January 1, 2014 are not listed on this page. Please go to our cruise ship ratings page to view all ships. Guest occupancies listed above are based on double occupancy. Select images may be artist's renderings. Inaugural sailings (marked above as "First Cruise") are subject to change, at the cruise line's discretion. For example, if a ship is completed earlier than planned, the cruise line may add a new inaugural sailing prior to the original sailling that was expected to be the inaugural. Further, there may be pre-inaugural cruises available on ships (i.e. a official inaugural cruise may be listed above, but there may be sailings available prior to the inaugural sailing). The information listed is subject to change, since many of the new ships are not completely constructed yet. We reserve the right to correct errors.

* This ship's listed occupancy is the maximum occupancy, rather than being based on double occupancy.