The newest cruise ship in the Princess Cruises fleet – Discovery Princess – was delivered today during an official handover at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Discovery Princess expands the Princess Cruises fleet to 15 MedallionClass vessels and features an evolution of the design platform used for the cruise line's previous Royal-Class ships. The Discovery Princess handover was attended by John Padgett, President of Princess Cruises, Captain Gennaro Arma, and Luigi Matarazzo, General Manager Merchant Ships Division of Fincantieri.
Carnival Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship, Carnival Panorama, has successfully completed its sea trials in the Adriatic Sea.
The 133,500 gross tonne ship is set to enter service in December 2019, sailing from Long Beach, California. Carnival Panorama will be the cruise line’s first new ship to offer cruises from the west coast of the United States in 20 years.