Celebrity Cruise’s highly-anticipated new cruise ship, Celebrity Edge has arrived in her home port of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The new ship is the latest addition to the Celebrity Cruises fleet and was delivered to the cruise line on 01 November 2018 at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.
Celebrity Edge left the shipyard on 06 November 2018, beginning her transatlantic voyage to Port Everglades.
The 2,918-guest ship will spend its inaugural season sailing alternate seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean cruise itineraries.
The maiden cruise will depart on 09 December 2018. Prior to this Celebrity Edge will undertake two, three-night preview cruise sailings.
In spring 2019, Celebrity Edge will reposition to Europe, sailing the Mediterranean, with a range of seven to 11-night cruise itineraries, visiting iconic destinations such as Barcelona and Rome.
Celebrity Edge will be followed by a further three Edge-class vessel. The second Celebrity Apex is expected to launch in spring 2020. The third and fourth as yet unnamed Edge-class ships on will also be constructed at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard and are expected to launch in 2021 and 2022.