Norwegian Cruise Line has announced Kelly Clarkson as Godmother to its newest ship, Norwegian Encore, which is set to debut in Miami in November 2019.
The announcement was made on the ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’. The cruise line’s President & CEO, Andy Stuart appeared on the daytime television show aired in the United States, to invite Kelly Clarkson to be Godmother to Norwegian Encore.
Norwegian Encore, currently under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, was floated from the building hall on 17 August 2019.
The 169,145 gross tonne ship, which is due to join the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet later this year, was floated out during the early hours, with the assistance of tug boats.
The 169,145 gross tonne Norwegian Encore, which is currently under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, is preparing to float out as it leaves the building hall.
The ship is expected to exit the giant building hall on 17 August 2019 from around 08:00 local time. Following the float out, various tests will take place in the shipyard basin.
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that Norwegian Star will offer cruises from Southampton in 2020.
Norwegian Star will sail a range of 12 to 14-day cruise itineraries which include cruises around the British Isles, to Iceland and Norway. The ship will arrive in Southampton in May 2020 and offer sailings through until October.
The 294 metre long Norwegian Pearl has become the longest cruise ship to sail up the River Thames and berth at the London International Cruise Terminal in Tilbury, Essex.
The 93,530 gross tonne Norwegian Pearl arrived alongside at Tilbury on 09 May 2019 for its first of four visits this year.
On 28 November 2018, Norwegian Cruise Line held an unforgettable keel laying ceremony for its newest ship, Norwegian Encore at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.
The cruise line also revealed further details the award-winning entertainment line-up and leading recreational amenities which will debut on board the new ship.
Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled the hull art for its fourth and final Breakaway-Plus class ship, Norwegian Encore which debuts in November 2019 from Miami.
Spanish ar Eduardo Arranz-Bravo, the Spanish artist has been commissioned to create the artwork which will embellish the ship’s hull.
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the completed refurbishments of three ships, Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Star, further showcasing its commitment to extraordinary quality and the guest experience.
As part of The Norwegian Edge®, the company’s program designed to elevate the standard of excellence across its fleet, the revitalized ships now feature new designs and venues including Los Lobos Cantina, an upscale Mexican restaurant; the adults-only enclave, Spice H2O; and Syd Norman’s Pour House – an American rock ‘n’ roll bar and lounge, which makes its debut aboard Norwegian Breakaway.
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that it has confirmed its option for a fifth and sixth Project Leonardo Class cruise ships with the Italian shipyard Fincantieri.
Norwegian Cruise Line already has four Leonardo Class cruise ships on order with the first to launch in 2022. The first of these two additional new cruise ships is expected for delivery in 2026 and the second in 2027.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s brand new 167,800 gross tonne Norwegian Bliss has set a new record for the Panama Canal, becoming the largest cruise ship ever to transit the 77 kilometre waterway.
Norwegian Bliss is the newest and largest cruise ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet and was delivery to the cruise line in April 2018.