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.
Construction of a brand new dedicated cruise terminal for Norwegian Cruise Line at PortMiami started on 01 May 2018.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held just days earlier on 26 April 2018, with senior executive from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. present.
Norwegian Bliss was officially delivered to Norwegian Cruise Line on 19 April 2018 in Bremerhaven, Germany, when ship was handed over to the cruise line from the Meyer Werft shipyard.
The new 167,800 gross tonne cruise ship, which is the third Breakaway-Plus class ship, is the sixteenth ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest and largest cruise ship yet Norwegian Bliss, has left the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany as its slowly made its way to Eemshaven, Netherlands along the Ems River.
Norwegian Bliss left the shipyard stern first on the night of 13 March 2018. The 1698,028 gross tonne ship was very carefully manoeuvred along the Ems River towards the North Sea. The team on board responsible for the navigation of Norwegian Bliss included a experienced Ems River pilots, navigation offers, the yard captain and local waterway authorities.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest cruise ship, the 167,800 gross tonne Norwegian Bliss was floated out at the Meyer-Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on 17 February 2018.
Norwegian Bliss is the third of four ships in Norwegian Cruise Line’s Breakaway Plus class of ships and is due to enter service in April 2018.
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that its next new ship, the fourth Breakaway-Plus Class ship, will be named Norwegian Encore.
The name of the new ship was revealed on 31 January 2018 at the steel cutting, which took place at the Meyer-Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.