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.

Coming In 2017

Aidaperla

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.

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Delivery: June 2017
Cruise Line: Aida Cruises
Shipyard: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
Tonnage: 125,000
Passengers: 3,250
Crew: 900

Norwegian Joy

The ship 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. It was to be named Norwegian Bliss but now named Norwegian Joy, in Chinese it’s 悦号 (Xǐ Yuè Hào).

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Delivery: April 2017
Cruise Line: NCL
Shipyard: Meyer Werft, Germany
Tonnage: 164,600
Passenger: 4,200
Crew: 1,730

Mein Schiff 6

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.

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Delivery: April 2017
Cruise Line: TUI Cruises
Shipyard: Meyer Turku, Finland
Tonnage: 99,300
Passengers: 2,500
Crew: 1,000

Majestic Princess

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.

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Delivery: May 2017
Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Shipyard: Fincantieri, Italy
Tonnage: 143,000
Passengers: 3,600
Crew: 1,350

MSC Meraviglia

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.

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Delivery: May 2017
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Shipyard: STX France
Tonnage: 167,600
Passengers: 4,500
Crew: 1,540

World Dream

Another huge cruise ship ordered by Asian-based Dream Cruises. This ship will be the sister ship to Genting Dream. Expect new features and experiences just for the Asian and Chinese cruise market.

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Delivery: Nov 2017
Cruise Line: Dream Cruises
Shipyard: Meyer Werft, Germany
Tonnage: 150,000
Passengers: 3,370

MSC Seaside

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.

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Delivery: Nov 2017
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Shipyard: Fincantieri, Italy
Tonnage: 154,000
Passengers: 5,300

Coming In 2018

Carnival Horizon

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.

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Delivery: March 2018
Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Shipyard: Fincantieri, Marghera, Italy
Tonnage: 133,500
Passengers: 3,954

MSC Seaview

The second seaside class vessel 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.

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Delivery: May 2018
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Shipyard: Fincantieri, Italy
Tonnage: 154,000
Passengers: 5,300

Mein Schiff 1

The ship will be the same as Mein Schiff 3, 4, 5 and 6. We’re starting to lose count of how many there are! The ship is purpose built for the German market and will help expand the fleet even further. The ship will take over the name Mein Schiff 1 as the original vessel will be transferred from the fleet.

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Delivery: Spring 2018
Cruise Line: TUI Cruises
Shipyard: Meyer Turku, Finland
Tonnage: 111,500
Passengers: 2,500
Crew: 1,000

Symphony of the Seas

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. One Symphony of the Seas enters service it will be the new world’s largest cruise ship.

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Delivery: Spring 2018
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean
Shipyard: STX France, St. Nazaire
Tonnage: 227,700
Passengers: 5,400
Crew: 1,200

Norwegian Bliss

This will be the third Breakaway Plus class ship but it’s going to be the sister ship to the purpose built ship for China Norwegian Joy. Norwegian Bliss will sail cruises to Alaska during the summer season and be based out of Miami during the Winter season.

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Delivery: Spring 2018
Cruise Line: NCL
Shipyard: Meyer Werft, Germany
Tonnage: 167,800
Passengers: 4,000
Crew: 1,730

Nieuw Statendam

This will be the second in the new Pinnacle class. The ship will be identical to Holland America’s MS Koningsdam. The class is the largest ever built for the cruise line. expect to see similar features to Koningsdam.

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Delivery: Nov 2018
Cruise Line: Holland America Line
Shipyard: Fincantieri, Marghera, Italy
Tonnage: 99,500
Passengers: 2,650
Crew: 1,025

Celebrity Edge

The first 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.

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Delivery: Fall 2018
Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises
Shipyard: STX France
Tonnage: 117,000
Passengers: 2,900

Coming In 2019

MSC Bellissima

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.

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Delivery: Early 2019
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Shipyard: STX France, Saint Nazaire
Tonnage: 167,600
Passengers: 5,700

4th Quantum Class

This will be the fourth Quantum-class cruise ship for Royal Caribbean. The vessel will be identical to Ovation of the Seas including the North Star, SeaPlex and Ripcord by iFLY. The cruise line will release further details in the future.

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Delivery: April 2019
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean
Shipyard: Meyer Werft, Papenburg
Tonnage: 167,800
Passengers: 4,100

Costa LNG 1

The first of two brand new LNG powered cruise ships for Costa Cruises. The new generation vessel will be the largest in the world by passenger capacity. The announcement for the new ships was made back in 2015 by parent company Carnival. We can expect some major new innovations and features.

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Delivery: Spring 2019
Cruise Line: Costa Cruises
Shipyard: Meyer Turku, Finland
Tonnage: 180,000
Passengers: 6,600

New Saga Class

A brand new class ship for the British-based cruise line and the first new build ever for Saga. The ship will cater to the UK market and feature luxury at its very best. Single cruisers will take center stage with single cabin options.

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Delivery: Summer 2019
Cruise Line: Saga Cruises
Shipyard: Meyer Werft, Hamburg
Tonnage: 55,900
Passengers: 1,000

Meraviglia Plus 1

The first of two new class ships for MSC and the largest ever built for the cruise line. The vessel will be larger than the MSC Meraviglia but with a similar design. The ship will bring the very latest features in the fleet.

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Delivery: Oct 2019
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Shipyard: STX France
Tonnage: 177,100
Passengers: 4,888
Staterooms: 2,444

Fourth Breakaway Plus

The ship will be the second to be based in Asia just like sister ship Norwegian Joy. The vessel will have similar features to other Breakaway Plus class ships but with a shiny new hull artwork which will be revealed in the future.

Delivery: Winter 2019
Cruise Line: NCL
Shipyard: Meyer Werft, Papenburg
Tonnage: 164,600
Passengers: 4,200
Crew: 1,730

Carnival Journey

The fourth Vista-class ship for Carnival Cruise Line. The vessel will be identical to Carnival Vista and Carnival Horizon. The ship was originally to be built for P&O Australia but instead, the Carnival Splendor will be transferred and the new build added to the Carnival fleet.

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Delivery: 2019
Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
Shipyard: Fincantieri, Italy
Tonnage: 133,300
Passengers: 3,000

Fourth Royal Class

The fourth Royal-class ship and identical to Royal, Regal and the Chinese-based Majestic Princess. We can expect to see the SeaWalk along with the new Ocean Medallion technology announed in early 2017.

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Delivery: 2019
Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Shipyard: Fincantieri, Castellammare di Stabia
Tonnage: 143,700
Passengers: 3,900

Exclusive Class 1

This will be the first time the luxury cruise line has ordered a ship over 100,000 gross tons. The ship will be able to sail to the far reaches of the globe including polar and arctic regions. Is the first of three in a new generation of cruise ship for the cruise line.

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Delivery: 2019
Cruise Line: Crystal Cruises
Shipyard: Lloyd Werft, Germany
Tonnage: 117,000
Passengers: 1,000

Global Class

Global Class 1

2019 | Star Cruises

Genting owned Star Cruises which is an Asian based cruise line ordered two huge ships with the possibility of more. The order was made with Germany’s Lloyd Werft shipyard which genting also owns. The new class of ship will be purpose built for the Asian market.

Ship Stats

Lloyd Werft, Germany Shipyard

201,000 Gross Tons
5,000 Passengers

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Aida Cruise Ship

New Generation 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 passenger’s 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

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Celebrity Cruises Funnel

EDGE Class 2

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

117,000 Tons
2,900 Passengers

LATEST DETAILS
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

Funnel

Carnival LNG 1

2020 | Carnival Cruise Line

This is the first of two brand new generation ships for Carnival. The ship will be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and the first North American-based ship to have the new environmentally friendly technology. The cruise line still has new details to announce.

Ship Stats

Meyer Turku, Finland Shipyard

180,000 Tons
5,200 Passengers

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Ship

P&O LNG 1

2020 | P&O Cruises

Once completed the new ship will be the largest ever for the British market. The cruise line is introducing some brand new features and experiences. More details will be released at a later date.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany Shipyard

180,000 Tons
5,200 Passengers

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Global Class

Global Class 2

2020 | Star Cruises

Genting owned Star Cruises which is an Asian based cruise line ordered two huge ships with the possibility of more. The order was made with Germany’s Lloyd Werft shipyard which genting also owns. The new class of ship will be purpose built for the Asian market.

Ship Stats

Lloyd Werft, Germany Shipyard

201,000 Gross Tons
5,000 Passengers

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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

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Aida Cruise Ship

New Generation Ship

2021 | 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. Carnival Corporation recently announced this build would move from 2020 to 2021.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard

180,000 Gross Tons
6,600 Passengers

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Costa Ship Rendering

New Generation Ship

2021 | 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. Carnival Corporation recently announced this build would move from 2020 to 2021.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft, Turku Shipyard

180,000 Gross Tons
6,600 Passengers

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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

Celebrity Cruise Ship

EDGE Class 3

2021 | Celebrity Cruises

The third Edge class will be the same as its sister ships 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

117,000 Tons
2,900 Passengers

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Harmony of the Seas

5th Oasis Class

2021 | Royal Caribbean

This will be another largest cruise ship in the world type of ship! We don’t know much details yet but expect it to be slightly larger than Harmony of the Seas and feature some new additions.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard

227,625 Tons
5,400 Passengers
1,200 Crew

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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

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Disney Fantasy

New Disney Class 1

2021 | Disney Cruise Line

The first of two new ships ordered by Disney Cruise Line. The order is with Meyer Werft in Germany and will bring the fleet to a total of 6 ships.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard, Germany

135,000 Tons

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Funnel

Carnival LNG 2

2020 | Carnival Cruise Line

This is the second of two brand new generation ships for Carnival. The ship will be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and the first North American-based ship to have the new environmentally friendly technology. The cruise line still has new details to announce.

Ship Stats

Meyer Turku, Finland Shipyard

180,000 Tons
5,200 Passengers

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Vista Project

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

Icon Class 1

2022 | Royal Caribbean

This is the first of two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered cruise ship for the cruise line. The new class is expected to be built by the second quarter of 2022. Specific details are yet to be announced.

Ship Stats

Meyer Turku Finland Shipyard

5,000 Passengers

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Celebrity Cruise Ship

EDGE Class 4

2022 | Celebrity Cruises

The third Edge class will be the same as its sister ships 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

117,000 Tons
2,900 Passengers

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Virgin Cruises Design

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.

Ship Stats

Fincantieri Shipyard, Italy

110,000 Tons
2,800 Passengers
1,150 Crew

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XP Tray Concept

World Class 1

2022 | MSC Cruises

MSC are adding to their growing list of cruise ship orders. The new World Class will be over 200,000 gross tons and will be one of the largest in the world. The order of 4 huge ships is costing $4.5 Billion. The ships will use Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) for fuel.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard

200,000 Tons
5,400 Passengers

LATEST DETAILS
Disney Fantasy

New Disney Class 2

2023 | Disney Cruise Line

The first of two new ships ordered by Disney Cruise Line. The order is with Meyer Werft in Germany and will bring the fleet to a total of 6 ships.

Ship Stats

Meyer Werft Shipyard, Germany

135,000 Tons

LATEST DETAILS

Icon Class 2

2024  | Royal Caribbean

This is the second of two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered cruise ship for the cruise line. The new class is expected to be built by the second quarter of 2022. Specific details are yet to be announced.

Ship Stats

Meyer Turku Finland Shipyard

5,000 Passengers

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XP Tray Concept

World Class 2

2024 | MSC Cruises

MSC are adding to their growing list of cruise ship orders. The new World Class will be over 200,000 gross tons and will be one of the largest in the world. The order of 4 huge ships is costing $4.5 Billion. The ships will use Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) for fuel.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard

200,000 Tons
5,400 Passengers

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XP Tray Concept

World Class 3

2025 | MSC Cruises

MSC are adding to their growing list of cruise ship orders. The new World Class will be over 200,000 gross tons and will be one of the largest in the world. The order of 4 huge ships is costing $4.5 Billion. The ships will use Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) for fuel.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard

200,000 Tons
5,400 Passengers

LATEST DETAILS
XP Tray Concept

World Class 4

2026 | MSC Cruises

MSC are adding to their growing list of cruise ship orders. The new World Class will be over 200,000 gross tons and will be one of the largest in the world. The order of 4 huge ships is costing $4.5 Billion. The ships will use Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) for fuel.

Ship Stats

STX France Shipyard

200,000 Tons
5,400 Passengers

LATEST DETAILS