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Cruise Ship Refurbishments

Take a look below at the growing number of cruise ship refurbishments. We try our best to keep readers updated with the ever changing dry dock schedules, technical upgrades and announcements. Keep checking the list below for adjustments on dates and upcoming upgrades from the cruise lines.

(Completed) = Dry Dock is Finished

Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Victory (Completed)

Another Carnival cruise ship which is scheduled for a major upgrade. Carnival Victory will be the first Carnival ship in dry dock for 2018 with new enhancements and features. More details to be revealed in the future.

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Refurbishment: Jan 4 – Jan 20, 2018

Carnival Fascination (Completed)

The Fantasy-class ship will get some much-needed attention with a refresh after being used be FEMA for Hurricane relief efforts. The ship will get the usual hotel and technical upgrades along with some new FUN 2.0 features already seen on other Carnival cruise ships.

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Refurbishment: Feb 4 – Feb 17, 2018
Location: Freeport, Bahamas

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Carnival Paradise (Completed)

The vessel will receive a major refurbishment which will enhance the guest experience even more. Carnival will release further details about the dry dock in the future.

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Refurbishment: Feb 22 – Mar 25, 2018

Carnival Legend (Completed)

The first Spirit class ship of the year to undergo a major multi-million dry dock. there will be plenty of features added along with the usual upgrades. The cruise line will reveal further details closer to the time.

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Refurbishment: May 1 – 15, 2018

Carnival Spirit (Completed)

Carnival mentioned in recent news the ship will undergo a refurbishment when it arrives in Singapore in May 2018. After that, the vessel will sail out of China and then make a return back to Australia. More details about the refurb will be revealed closer to the time.

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Refurbishment: May 2018
Location: Singapore

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Carnival Inspiration

One of the last Carnival ships to go through a dry dock in 2018. The ship will have all the usual updates and likely some new features already seen on other ships in the fleet. More details to be released soon.

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Refurbishment: Nov 2 – 15, 2018

Carnival Splendor

The one of a kind class vessel was to be transferred to P&O Australia in late 2019 but will now stay with Carnival. Further details on its deployment will be released in May 2018, we are still expecting the ship to undergo a dry dock.

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Refurbishment: Nov 2019

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Carnival Triumph / Carnival Sunrise

The Carnival cruise ship will be transformed with new features and a fresh new look. The ship will also be renamed Carnival Sunrise and be part of the Sunshine class. The dry dock will last for two months.

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Transformation: March 1 – April 28, 2019
Location: Cadiz, Spain

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Carnival Pride

No specific details have yet been released from Carnival about the dry dock apart from dates. As usual do expect some new enhancements for the Spirit class ship.

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Dry Dock: Feb 3 – 16, 2019

Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Millennium

The iconic Celebrity cruise ship will be among the first to receive the “The Celebrity Revolution” updates which were announced in July 2018. The ship will be brought up to date and in line with the New Edge class ships.

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Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Dry Dock: Feb 9, 2019

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Celebrity Equinox

The Solstice class ship will be revolutionized as part of Celebrity\’s Revolution program where $500 Million is being invested in the fleet to bring the ships in line with the new Edge class.

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Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Dry Dock: May 25, 2019

Celebrity Silhouette

The ship will feature staterooms and suites, dining venues including the new restaurant called Qsine. New shopping experience and a lot more as part of the Revolution program by Celebrity Cruises.

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Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Dry Dock: Jan 24, 2020

Celebrity Eclipse

Guests will see updates to suites, staterooms, dining venues, shopping, bars and open decks. Just about everything is being updated as part of the Celebrity Revolution program.

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Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Dry Dock: April 1, 2020

Celebrity Constellation

The older Celebrity cruise ship will be brought up to date towards the new Celebrity Edge cruise ship. New cabins, restaurants, bars, deck spaces and more will be added. More details to come.

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Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Dry Dock: May 1, 2020

Celebrity Infinity

The is almost the oldest in the fleet and will get all shiny new updates as part of the cruise line\’s Revolution program. New staterooms and suites will be a major part of the upgrades.

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Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Dry Dock: Nov 14, 2020

Celebrity Solstice

The original Solstice class ship will receive the Celebrity Revolution updates including new Suite and Signature Suites, New Retreat Sundeck and Lounge venues, new restaurant, enhanced shopping and more.

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Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Dry Dock: Oct 1, 2021

Celebrity Reflection

This ship already has the new Suite and Signature Suites but there will still be updates to staterooms and suites along with dining venues and shopping.

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Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Dry Dock: Feb 2, 2023

Celebrity Summit

Another classic Celebrity ship which will take advantage of “The Celebrity Revolution” with new staterooms and suites leading the updates. We will get to know even more closer to the time.

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Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Dry Dock: March 23, 2019

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

Grand Celebration

This is the first vessel to join the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line and it was formerly known as Grand Celebration. The ship will undergo a major dry dock adding an expanded more enhanced Casino, new Adults-Only area and New bars.

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Cruise Line: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
Refurbishment: December 2018

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Grand Classica (Completed)

The ship is mainly known as Costa neoClassica for Costa Cruises. The vessel has been purchased by Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line and will undergo a refurbishment before it enters service for its new cruise line in April 2018.

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Cruise Line: Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
Refurbishment: April 2018

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Holland America Line

Prinsendam

Another ship in the fleet which will have a new fresh look. No official details yet released but expect some nice enhancements.

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Cruise Line: Holland America Line
Refurbishment: Dec 7 – Dec 20, 2018
Location: Freeport, Bahamas

Maasdam

The Holland America ship will undergo a refurbishment for over a week. General updates and maintenance will take place along with enhance spaces for EXC excursions.

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Cruise Line: Holland America Line
Refurbishment: Aug 31 – Sep 9, 2018
Location: Freeport, Bahamas

Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Jewel

Norwegian Jewel will undergo a major dry dock in late October 2018. The NCL ship will receive brand new features and enhancements. Public spaces will get some attention too. The ship will begin its second season in Australia once complete in Singapore.

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Cruise Line: NCL
Refurbishment: Oct 22 – Nov 5, 2018

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Royal Caribbean

Vision of the Seas

The Royal Caribbean cruise ship is set to be the last ship in the fleet to receive an upgrade in 2018. No official details have yet been released so do keep checking Cruise Hive for the latest.

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Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean
Refurbishment: November 2018

Navigator of the Seas

Royal Caribbean announced in November 2018 the ship will receive all new features including the longest waterslide at sea, new restaurants, bars and more as part of the cruise line’s $1 Billion investment program.

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Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean
Refurbishment: Feb 2019

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