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Celebrity Edge Floated Out, Watch the Major Milestone Here

Watch Celebrity Edge cruise ship being floated out of the construction dock for the very first time at STX France.

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We already posted about the ships float out a week ago but we are so excited about this upcoming Celebrity cruise ship we just had to post the video footage too. Earlier in the week at the STX France shipyard Celebrity edge floated out of the construction dock for the very first time and on to water. This marks a major milestone as one phase comes to an end and a new phase of the ship build process begins.

Watch Celebrity Edge Float Out

Now that the ship is at a wet dock and the final parts of external construction completes the fitting out phase will begin. All the inside spaces on each deck will be built and everything is set to be all shiny and new in November 2018 which is when Celebrity Edge begins service.

If you are excited about the first new Celebrity Cruises ship in 10 years you can make your way over to our dedicated Celebrity Edge cruise deals page.

Celebrity Edge will be the first in its class but there will be another three sister ships arriving in 2020, 2021 and 2022, Anyone excited? The class is 117,000 gross tons and have a passenger capacity of over 2,900. Celebrity Edge will sail its maiden voyage from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 21, 2018. The ships regular service will be week-long cruises to the Eastern and Western Caribbean.

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