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Cruise vessels ordered and under construction
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Newbuild to be delivered in 2017:
American Duchess, Aqua Amazon, Ventus Australis, Belmond Pivoine, Belmond Lilac, Indochine II, Douce France II, African Dream, World Dream, Emerald Radiance, National Geographic Quest, MSC Seaside and Viking Sun.




AIDA Cruises
  • AIDAnova (6,600 - December 2018) (LNG-powered Helios-class) Meyer Werft
  • LNG-powered Helios-class (6,600 - 2021) Meyer Werft


    AMA Waterways
  • Amalea (158 - 2018) ("Certo-class" ship) Vahali Shipyard (Belgrade, Serbia)

  • AmaMora (158 - 2019) ("Certo-class" ship) Vahali Shipyard
  • AmaMagna (194 - 2019) Vahali Shipyard (See image at right)



    Amadeus River Cruises - Lüftner Cruises
  • Amadeus Queen (164 - Spring 2018) De Hoop shipyard


    American Cruise Lines
  • American Constitution (170 - 2018) Chesapeake Shipbuilding
    First of 5 new class of riverboats (200 - 2018) Chesapeake Shipbuilding
    (See image below)
    American Cruise Lines' first of a new class of 5 modern riverboats Second of 5 new class of riverboats (200 -) Chesapeake Shipbuilding
    Third of 5 new class of riverboats (200 -) Chesapeake Shipbuilding
    Fourth of 5 new class of riverboats (200 -) Chesapeake Shipbuilding
    Fifth of 5 new class of riverboats (200 -) Chesapeake Shipbuilding



    American Queen Steamboat Company
    Bettendorf Capri
  • American Duchess (166 - August 2017) (Not a new construction but a conversion of the Bettendorf Capri, pictured at right )


    Antarctica XXI
  • Magellan Explorer (70 - 2019-20 Antarctic season) ASENAV (Chile) (See image)



    APT Group
  • Douro Serenity (63 cabins - June 2018)


    Aqua Expeditions
  • Aqua Amazon (40 - December 2017)



    Australis
    Stella Australis
  • Ventus Australis (210 - October 2017) Asenav (See image at right)



    Belmond
  • Belmond Pivoine (8 - 2017) River barge
  • Belmond Lilac (8 - 2017) River barge



    AVALON
  • Avalon Saigon (36 - September 2018) (For Mekong River in Southeast Asia)



    Blue Star Line
  • Titanic II Project (2,435 - Delayed to 2018) CSC shipyard (February 2016: Australian media reports that the ship was just a proposal and the project has never launched)



    Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Carnival Horizon (3,954 - March 2018) Fincantieri The 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista (Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line) (See image at left of the Carnival Vista)
  • Third Vista Class ship (4,200 berth - 2019) Fincantieri
  • New LNG-powered ship design (6,600 - 2020) Meyer Turku (Memorandum of agreement)
  • New LNG-powered ship design (6,600 - 2022) Meyer Turku (Memorandum of agreement)



    Carnival Corp & Plc
    March 2015: Carnival Corp & plc is ordering a total of nine cruise ships, five from Fincantieri and four from Meyer Werft. The new ships would be delivered over a four-year period between 2019 and 2022. Fincantieri will build five of the new vessels at its shipyards in Monfalcone and Marghera in Italy while Meyer Werft will construct the remaining four at both its German yard at Papenburg and its new and larger capacity Finnish yard at Turku. June 2015: it was announced that the two at Meyer Werft will be for AIDA Cruises. July 2015: the two at Meyer Turku will be for Costa Cruises. April 2015: the remaining five ships will be for Costa Asia (two), Princess (two) and P&O Cruises Australia (One).



    Celebrity Cruises
  • Celebrity Edge (2,900 - December 2018) STX France (See image)
  • Celebrity Beyond (2,900 - Spring 2020) STX France
  • Third Project Edge class ship (2,900 - Fall 2021) STX France
  • Fourth Project Edge class ship (2,900 - Fall 2022) STX France





    Costa Cruises Asia
  • Unnamed ship (4,200 - 2019) Fincantieri
  • Unnamed ship (4,200 - 2020) Fincantieri







    Costa Cruises
  • New LNG-powered ship (6,600 - 2020) Meyer Turku (See image)
  • New LNG-powered ship (6,600 - 2021) Meyer Turku



    Croisieurope
  • Indochine II (60 - 2017) (Cruises on the Mekong)
  • Douce France II (106 - June 2017)
  • African Dream (16 - Late 2017) (x Chobe and Zambezi Rivers in Africa)
  • African Dream sister ship (16 - 2018) (x Chobe and Zambezi Rivers in Africa)
  • Renoir (55 cabins - 2018) (For the Seine)
  • Van Gogh (158 - 2018) (For the Rhone in Southern France)
  • Elbe Princesse II (90 - 2018) (Paddlewheel ship for the Elbe River)
  • Sister ship to Miguel Torga (132 - 2019) (For the Douro)



    Crystal Cruises
    The Crystal Exclusive (Artist concepts courtesy of Crystal Cruises)
  • New Crystal Exclusive class ship with Crystal Residences (1,000 - 2022) MV Werften (Letter of Intent) (See image at right)
  • Second New Crystal Exclusive class ship with Crystal Residences (1,000 - ) MV Werften (Letter of Intent)
  • Third New Crystal Exclusive class ship with Crystal Residences (1,000 - ) MV Werften (Letter of Intent)



    Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises
  • Crystal Endeavor (200 - 2019) MV Werften (See image)
  • Crystal Endeavor sister ship (200 - 2020) MV Werften
  • Crystal Endeavor third sister ship (200 - 2021) MV Werften




    Crystal River Cruises
    The Crystal river yacht vessels (Artist concepts courtesy of Crystal Cruises)
  • Crystal Bach (106 - August 2017) MV Werften (See artist impression at right)
  • Crystal Mahler (106 - September 2017) MV Werften
  • Crystal Ravel (106 - May 2018) MV Werften
  • Crystal Debussy (106 suites - April 2018) MV Werften
  • Unnamed ( - 2019) MV Werften
  • Unnamed ( - 2019) MV Werften





    Damen Shipyards - Expedition Voyage Consultants - Knud E Hansen Naval architects
  • New expedition cruise ship design (115 /200 - ) Damen Shipyards (See image)




    Disney Cruise Line
  • Unnamed LNG ship (2,500 - 2021) Meyer Werft
  • Unnamed LNG ship (2,500 - 2023) Meyer Werft
  • Unnamed LNG ship (2,500 - 2022) Meyer Werft



    Dream Cruises - Genting Hong Kong
    (November 2015: Genting Hong Kong announced the launch of Dream Cruises with the two new ships under construction at Meyer Werft for Star Cruises)
    The Genting Dream)
  • World Dream (3,400 - November 2017) Meyer Werft (See image at left of sister ship Genting Dream)








    Emerald Waterways
  • Emerald Belle (182 - April 2016) (Den Breejen Shipyard) (Jan. 2016: a shipyard fire has caused damage and is likely to delay the vessel's launch. May 2016: the construction was abandoned)
  • Emerald Radiance (112 - April 2017) (For Portugal's Douro River)



    Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Four Seasons Ocean Residence (48,600 grt - ) Kvaerner Masa (Aker Yards) (Conditional contract)


    General Maritime Transportation Company (GNMTC)
  • Unnamed ship (1,739 - December 2012) STX Europe St Nazaire
    (June 2011: STX France has rescinded the contract and is looking for a new buyer. March 2012: sold to MSC Cruises)


    Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
  • Hanseatic nature (240 - March 2019) Fincantieri Vard (See image)
  • Hanseatic inspiration (240 - October 2019) Fincantieri Vard



    Holland America Line
  • Nieuw Statendam (2,666 - November 2018) Fincantieri (See image of sister ship Koningsdam)
  • Third "Pinnacle" class ship (2,650 - 2021) Fincantieri Marghera (Letter of intent)


    Hurtigruten
  • Roald Amundsen (530 - 2018) Kleven Verft, Norway (See image below) The two new ships for Hurtigruten (Artist impression courtesy Kleven)
  • Fridtjof Nansen (530 - 2018) Kleven Verft, Norway
    (The agreement with Kleven Verft includes an option for two additional vessels)







    Lindblad Expeditions
    The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in Seattle and will make her first voyage on 26 June 2017
  • National Geographic Quest (100 - June 2017 but delayed) Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (See image at left)
  • National Geographic Venture (100 - Second quarter of 2018) Nichols Brothers Boat Builders
  • Unnamed expedition ship ( - 2019) (Announcement by Sven-Olof Lindblad, April 2016)





    MSC Cruises
  • MSC Bellissima (4,500 - Spring 2019) STX France (See image of sister ship MSC Meraviglia at right)
  • Meraviglia-Plus class ship (4,888 - October 2019) STX France
  • Meraviglia-Plus class ship (4,888 - September 2020) STX France
  • MSC Seaside (5,300 - November 2017) Fincantieri (Click to see image )
  • MSC Seaview (5,300 - June 2018) Fincantieri
  • World Class LNG powered cruise ship (6,850 - 2022) STX France
  • World Class LNG powered cruise ship (6,850 - 2024) STX France (See artist impression)
    (April 2016: MSC Cruises announced the signing of a Letter of Intent with STX St Nazaire for four massive 5,500-berth liquid natural gas (LNG) powered cruise ships to be delivered between 2022 and 2026. June 2017: at the MSC Meraviglia Flag Ceremony, MSC Cruises and STX France signed a new memorandum of understanding firming up the order of two 200,000-ton, LNG-powered mega cruise ships, with options for two additional vessels)





    Norwegian Cruise Line

  • Norwegian Bliss (4,200 - Spring 2018) Meyer Werft (See image at left)
  • Fourth Breakaway-Plus class cruise ship (4,200 - Autumn 2019) Meyer Werft (Designed specifically for the Chinese market) (Click to see image )
  • First of four Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2022) Fincantieri (Click to see image )
  • Second of four Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2023) Fincantieri
  • Third of four Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2024) Fincantieri
  • Fourth of four Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2025) Fincantieri (There is an option for two more ships to be delivered in 2026 e 2027)



    Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Hondius (196 - 2019) Brodosplit (Croatia)New Polar class Expedition Vessel (See rendering at left)
















    Peace Boat
  • New Ecoship (2,000 - 2020) Arctech Helsinki Shipyard (See image at right)



    Pearl Seas Cruises
  • Unnamed sister ship of the Pearl Mist (214 -) (Originally the ship would be built at the Irving Shipbuilding, in Halifax, Nova Scotia but in March 2008 Pearl Seas decided to built the second ship in a different shipyard)



    P&O Cruises
  • New LNG-powered ship design (6,600 - 2020) Meyer Werft (Memorandum of agreement)



    P&O Cruises Australia
  • Unnamed ship (2,400 - 2019/2020) Fincantieri
    (December 2016: this new ship will be built for Carnival Cruise Line as the third vessel of the Vista class)


    Ponant
    The Ponant new ships  (Artist impression by Stirling Design International)
  • Le Lapérouse 'Explorer Class' vessel (180 - Summer 2018) Fincantieri Vard (See image at left)
  • Le Champlain 'Explorer Class' vessel (180 - 2018) Fincantieri Vard
  • Le Bougainville 'Explorer Class' vessel (180 - 2019) Fincantieri Vard
  • Le Kerguelen 'Explorer Class' vessel (180 - Summer 2019) Fincantieri Vard



    Polar Cruise Enterprises
  • Ursus Maritimus - Ice breaking cruise liner (240 - ) Rauma yard of STX Finland



    Princess Cruises
  • Fourth "Royal Princess" class vessel (3,560 - 2019 / 2020) Fincantieri
  • Fifth Royal-class vessels (3,560 - 2019 / 2020) Fincantieri (See image of the Majestic Princess)
  • Sixth "Royal Princess" class ship (3,600 berth - 2022) Fincantieri Monfalcone (Letter of Intent)



    Residential Cruise Line Ltd.
  • Magellan (residential cruise ship) - Aker Yards (Memorandum of Understanding)



    Riva Waterways - Evergreen Tours
  • Riva Royale (180 - April 2014) Shipyard De Hoop (River ship)
  • Riva Princess (180 - April 2014) Shipyard De Hoop (River ship)



    Riviera Travel - Scylla AG
  • Robert Burns (176 - 2018)



    Regent Seven Seas Cruises Seven Seas Explorer
  • Unnamed Explorer-class ship (750 - 2020) Fincantieri (See image at right of the Seven Seas Explorer)



    The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection
  • Unnamed new class ship (298 - Late 2019) Barreras Shipyard - Vigo, Spain
    (The order has two options with delivery in 2021 and 2022) (See image below)
    The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection


    Royal Caribbean International
  • Symphony of the Seas (5,400 - April 2018) STX France
  • Fourth Quantum-class ship (4,100 - Spring 2019) Meyer Werf
  • Fifth Quantum-class ship (4,100 - Fall 2020) Meyer Werf
  • Fifth ship of the Oasis class (5,400 - Spring 2021) STX France (Memorandum of understanding)
  • New LNG "Icon" class ship (5,000 - second quarter of 2022) Meyer Turku
  • New LNG "Icon" class ship (5,000 - second quarter of 2024) Meyer Turku



    Saga Shipping - Saga Cruises
    The new Saga's cruise vessel (Artist impression, courtesy Saga / Meyer Werft)
  • Spirit of Discovery (540 suites and cabins - 2019) Meyer Werft (There is an option that expires at the end of 2017 for a second ship with delivery in 2021) (See image at left)




    Scenic - Luxury Cruises & Tours
    The 16,500-ton, 228-berth ocean-going cruise ship Scenic Eclipse (Artist impression courtesy Scenic Cruises)
  • Scenic Eclipse (Ocean-going cruise ship) (228 - 2018) Uljanik Group's Pula shipyard in Croatia (See image at left)










    Seabourn Cruises
  • Seabourn Ovation (604 - Spring 2018) Fincantieri (See image of sister ship Seabourn Encore )



    Silversea Cruises
  • Unnamed vessel (592 - 2020) Fincantieri (Option to build)
  • Unnamed vessel (592 - 2021) Fincantieri (Option to build)
  • Unnamed vessel (592 - 2023) Fincantieri (Option to build)
    (October 2014: Shanghai-based ICBC Leasing announced that it had signed with Monte Carlo-based Silversea Cruises for the financing of three cruise ships to be built by Fincantieri in Italy)



    Sea Cloud Cruises
  • Sea Cloud Hussar (136 - November 2010) Factoria Naval de Marin, Spain (She is a three-mast sailing vessel)



    Star Clippers
    Star Clippers' new ship (Illustration courtesy of Brodosplit Shipyard)
  • Flying Clipper (300 - First quarter of 2018) (Brodosplit shipyard in Split, Croatia) (See image at right)



    Star Cruises
  • Unnamed Global Class ship (5,000 - 2019) MV Werften (See image)
  • Unnamed Global Class ship (5,000 - 2020) MV Werften




    Sunstone Ships Inc. - China Merchants Industry Holdings
  • X-Bow expedition vessel (80/95 cabins - ) (March 2017: Sunstone Ships of Miami and Hong Kong-based China Merchants Industry Holdings Co Ltd have signed an agreement for the construction of four expedition vessels with options for six more) (See image)
  • May 2017: Aurora Expeditions is set to charter the first expedition newbuild from SunStone Ships for the 2019-2020 season in Antarctica


    TUI Cruises
  • Mein Schiff 1 (2894 - 2018) Meyer Turku Oy
  • Mein Schiff 2 (2894 - 2019) Meyer Turku Oy


    Undisclosed Expedition Ship Operator
    The Ulstein CX104 On May 31, Ulstein Verft announced that it had signed a Letter of Intent with an undisclosed owner for the construction of one or more 10,000-ton Type Ulstein CX104 expedition cruise vessels which are planned for delivery in 2019 and 2020.



    Undisclosed International Cruise Company
  • Expedition cruise vessel (220 - 2019) Vard Romania (Letter of Intent)


    Unknown Cruise Operator
  • New Expedition Vessel for Extreme Conditions (60 - December 2014) Kleven Maritime AS (Norway)


    Unnamed Chinese Cruise Line - Joint venture between Carnival plc and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC)
  • Unnamed cruise ship (- 2023) CSSC's Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co Ltd in joint venture with Fincantieri (Memorandum of Agreement)
  • Unnamed cruise ship (- ) CSSC's Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co Ltd in joint venture with Fincantieri (Memorandum of Agreement)
    (There is an option for four further vessels)


    Utopia Residences
  • Utopia - private residential vessel (105,000 ton - ) (June 2011: the letter of intent for the Utopia is expected to become a firm contract) Samsung Heavy Industries


    Victoria Cruises
  • Victoria Emperor (Over 200 - planning stage) (River cruises in China)


    Viking River Cruises
    March 2015: Viking Cruises announced plans for the construction of six new vessels over the next three years for Mississippi River cruises. March 2016: Viking River Cruises is delaying its entry to the Mississippi River market by at least a year.


    Viking Ocean Cruises
  • Viking Sun (944 - Autumn 2017) Fincantieri (See image sister ship Viking Star - Photo Neven Jerkovic at Shipspotting.com)
  • Viking Spirit (944 - Mid 2018) Fincantieri
  • Sixth unit of the series (944 - 2019) Fincantieri
  • Seventh unit of the series (930 - 2021) Fincantieri (Memorandum of agreement)
  • Eigth unit of the series (930 - 2022) Fincantieri (Memorandum of agreement)
    (There is an option for another two)


    Virgin Voyages
  • Unnamed new class ship (2,700 - 2020) Fincantieri
  • Unnamed new class ship (2,700 - 2021) Fincantieri
  • Unnamed new class ship (2,700 - 2022) Fincantieri


    Vodohod
    The new Russian riverboat
  • PV300VD class ship (144 - 2020) United Shipbuilding Company (ASC) (See image at right)


    Xiamen International Cruise Co Ltd
  • China Xiamen (2,000 - planning for October 2018) Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry
    (August 2015: Cruise Industry News has reported that Xiamen Shipbuilding has dropped plans to build the ship)
























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