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Updated August 7, 2018

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AIDA Cruises
  • AIDAnova (2700 staterooms - November 2018) (LNG-powered Helios-class) Meyer Werft (See image )
  • Second LNG-powered Helios-class (2700 staterooms - Spring 2021) Meyer Werft
  • Third LNG-powered Helios-class (2700 staterooms - 2023) Meyer Werft



    AMA Waterways
  • AmaMora (158 - 2019) ("Certo-class" ship) Vahali Shipyard
  • AmaMagna (194 - 2019) Vahali Shipyard (See image at right )
  • AmaDouro (102 - 2019)


    Amadeus River Cruises - Lüftner Cruises
  • Amadeus Star (164 - 2019) De Hoop shipyard


    American Cruise Lines
  • American Song (200 - 2018) Chesapeake Shipbuilding (See image below)
    American Cruise Lines' first of a new class of 5 modern riverboats
  • American Harmony (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
    The company owns a gaming vessel, the Kanesville Queen, but currently, there's no date set on when the ship will be refurbished and launched)


    Antarctica 21 (Former Antarctica XXI)
  • Magellan Explorer (70 - 2019-20 Antarctic season) ASENAV (Chile) (See image)


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


    AVALON
  • Avalon Saigon (36 - September 2018) (For Mekong River in Southeast Asia)
  • Avalon Envision ( - Spring 2019) (Suite Ship for European river cruises)

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


    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).



    Caspian Shipping Company (ACSC) and Moscow River Shipping Company (MRSC)
  • Pyotr Velikiy (Peter the Great) ( - Late 2019) Lotus shipyard in Astrakhan, Russia (See artist's impression, courtesy CruiseMapper)



    Celebrity Cruises
  • Celebrity Edge (2,900 - November 2018) STX France (See image at sea trials)
  • Celebrity Apex (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
  • Celebrity Flora (100 - May 2019) De Hoop Shipyard (Planned for year-round expedition cruises in the Galapagos) (See image)




    Coral Expeditions
  • Coral Adventurer (120 - Mid 2019) Vard Fincantieri (See image)
    (A further vessel si intended to follow)









    Costa Cruises Asia
  • Costa Venezia (4,200 - March 2019) Fincantieri (Click to see image)
  • Unnamed ship (4,200 - 2020) Fincantieri



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








    Croisieurope
  • Amalia Rodrigues (132 - 2019) (For the Douro, sister ship to Miguel Torga)


    Crystal Cruises
    January 2018: Crystal Cruises has confirmed that its "Diamond" class newbuildings are going to be smaller than the 100,000 tons originally envisaged for its "Exclusive" class ships
    The Crystal Exclusive (Artist concepts courtesy of Crystal Cruises)
  • New Crystal Diamond class ship (800 - 2022) MV Werften (See image at right of the planned "Exclusive" class ship)



    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
  • Unnamed ( - 2019) MV Werften
  • Unnamed ( - 2019) MV Werften



    Cunard Line
  • Unnamed line's fourth ship (3,000 - 2022) Fincantieri (Memorandum of agreement)






    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
    MV Werften's Global Class ship. Above pictured in Rostock (Artist impression MV Werften)
  • First "Global" class ship (5,000 berth - 2020) MV Werften (She previously allocated to Star Cruises - image)
  • Genting Hong Kong has a sister ship set for a 2021 delivery, which could also be poised to join Dream Cruises)







    Ecoventura
  • Theory (20 - March 2019) (Cruises in the Galapagos. Sister ship of the Origin)


    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)
    Adriatic Princess II (Emerald Waterways)
  • Adriatic Princess II (36 - Spring 2019) (For ocean cruises, designed to navigate the Dalmatian coast and its many small ports)
  • Emerald Harmony (84 - 2019) (Mekong River cruises) (See artist impression)


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


    Fujian GuoHang Ocean Shipping
    January 2018: Wuchang Shipbuilding, part of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build a pair of 70,000-ton luxury cruise ships. The shipyard group inked the deal with Fujian GuoHang Ocean Shipping, a self-described provider of integrated maritime services. The MOU signing lets the two groups establish and effective communications process to negotiate further. No additional details were available. (Source: Cruise Industry News)


    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 (230 - March 2019) Fincantieri Vard (See image)
  • Hanseatic inspiration (230 - October 2019) Fincantieri Vard (Click to see image)
  • Hanseatic spirit (230 - 2021) Fincantieri Vard (Click to see image)


    Havila
    Havila will build four new ships for the route
    March 2018: Havila is set to operate four new coastal cruise-style ships on a route on the Norwegian coast, according to a decision from the Norwegian Ministry of Transportation and Communications, which has split the coastal route between Hurtigruten and the newcomer, Havila. The new agreement starts on Jan. 1, 2021, leaving Havila little time to build and launch four ships. A shipyard has yet to be named.
    June 2018: The Norwegian company has entered into an agreement with Barreras, in Vigo, Spain, to build two of four vessels. The deal is subject to finalizing and not finalized.


    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 - Spring 2019) Kleven Verft, Norway (See image below) The two new ships for Hurtigruten (Artist impression courtesy Kleven)
  • Fridtjof Nansen (530 - ) Kleven Verft, Norway
    (The agreement with Kleven Verft includes an option for two additional vessels)






    Jangada Cruise
  • La Jangada (30 - 2019) (Amazon River cruises)






    Lindblad Expeditions
  • National Geographic Venture (100 - October 2018) Nichols Brothers Boat Builders
  • National Geographic Endurance (126 - First quarter of 2020) Crist Shipyard in Poland (See updated image at right)
  • National Geographic Endurance sister ship (126 - 2021) Crist Shipyard in Poland
    (There is an option for one additional ship to be delivered in subsequent years)




    MSC Cruises
  • MSC Bellissima (4,500 - Spring 2019) STX France (See image of sister ship MSC Meraviglia at right)
  • MSC Grandiosa (First Meraviglia-Plus class ship) (4,888 - October 2019) STX France (Click to see image )
  • MSC Virtuosa (Second Meraviglia-Plus class ship) (4,888 - September 2020) STX France
  • Fifth Meraviglia class cruise ship (4,500 - 2023) STX France
  • New "Seaside Evo" ship (5,646 - 2021) Fincantieri (Click to see image )
  • New "Seaside Evo" ship (5,646 - 2023) 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 at left)
    (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)


    Mystic Cruises
  • World Explorer (176 - October 2018) WestSea Yard, Portugal (To be chartered to Quark Expeditions and Nicko Cruises. The World Explorer is the first of several ships to be built by the Portuguese company for its expeditionary cruise line) (Click to see image )


    Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Norwegian Encore (Fourth Breakaway-Plus class cruise ship) (4,200 - October 2019) Meyer Werft (Click to see image)
  • First of six Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2022) Fincantieri (Click to see image )
  • Second of six Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2023) Fincantieri
  • Third of six Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2024) Fincantieri
  • Fourth of six Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2025) Fincantieri
  • Fifth of six Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2026) Fincantieri
  • Sixth Leonardo Project ship (3,300 - 2027) Fincantieri


    Norwegian Yacht Voyages (Former Nordic Cruise Company)
  • Caroline (New LNG expedition ship) (220 - May 2020) MetalShips & Docks (Spain) (Click to see image )
    Three more 220-passenger vessels will follow in 10-month intervals


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











    Pandaw Expeditions
  • Sabei Pandaw (24 - November 2018) (Cruises on the Mekong from Laos to China)


    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
  • Iona (New LNG-powered ship design) (5,200 - 2020) Meyer Werft (See image at right)
  • Second LNG-powered ship (5,200 - 2022) Meyer Werft (Click to see image)



    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
  • Le Champlain 'Explorer Class' vessel (180 - 2018) Fincantieri Vard (Click to see image of sister ship Le Lapérouse)
  • Le Bougainville 'Explorer Class' vessel (180 - 2019) Fincantieri Vard
  • Le Dumont D'Urville 'Explorer Class' vessel (180 - Summer 2019) Fincantieri Vard
    Fincantieri's subsidiary Vard Will Build The First Arctic LNG Cruise Vessel For Ponant
  • Le Commandant Charcot (270 - Second quarter 2021) Fincantieri Vard (Polar LNG expedition cruise vessel) (See image)
  • Le Bellot 'Explorer Class' vessel (180 - First quarter of 2020) Fincantieri Vard
  • Le Surville 'Explorer Class' vessel (180 - Second quarter of 2020) Fincantieri Vard



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


    Princess Cruises
  • Sky Princess (Fourth "Royal Princess" class vessel) (3,560 - October 2019) Fincantieri
  • Fifth Royal-class vessels (3,560 - 2020) Fincantieri (See image of the Majestic Princess)
  • Sixth "Royal Princess" class ship (3,600 berth - 2022) Fincantieri Monfalcone (Letter of Intent)
  • New LNG class vessel (4,300 - Late 2023) Fincantieri Monfalcone (Memorandum of agreement)
  • New LNG class vessel (4,300 - Spring 2025) Fincantieri Monfalcone (Memorandum of agreement)


    Quark ExpeditionsBrodosplit to build a groundbreaking new polar expedition ship for Quark Expeditions
  • New Polar Class 6 ship (200 pax - late 2020) Brodosplit (Agreement)



    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
  • Dylan Thomas (169 berth - 2019)
  • George Eliot (132 berth - 2019)


    Regent Seven Seas Cruises Seven Seas Explorer
  • Seven Seas Splendor (750 - First quarter 2020) Fincantieri (See image of the Seven Seas Explorer)








    The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection
    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)




    Royal Caribbean International
    Spectrum of the Seas
  • Spectrum of the Seas (Quantum-class ship evolution) (4,100 - Spring 2019) Meyer Werf (Designed for guests in China and the Asia-Pacific region) (See image)
  • 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 CruisesThe new Saga's cruise vessel (Artist impression, courtesy Saga / Meyer Werft)
  • Spirit of Discovery (540 suites and cabins - 2019) Meyer Werft
  • Spirit of Adventure (Less than 999 - Summer 2020) Meyer Werft (See image at left)



    Seabourn
  • New expedition class ship (264 - June 2021) Mariotti Damen Cruise (Letter of intent)
  • New expedition class ship (264 - May 2022) Mariotti Damen Cruise (Letter of intent)



    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 - January 2019) Uljanik Group's Pula shipyard in Croatia (See image at left)
  • Scenic Eclipse II (228 - 2020) Uljanik Group's Pula shipyard in Croatia


    Silversea Cruises
  • Silver Moon (596 - 2020) Fincantieri Genova (Sister ship of Silver Muse)
  • Silver Dawn (592 - November 2021) Fincantieri
  • Unnamed vessel (592 - 2022) 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)



    Sunstone Ships Inc. - China Merchants Industry Holdings
  • Greg Mortimer ( - Summer 2019) (Infinity-class X-bow expeditions ship. Aurora Expeditions is set to charter the first expedition newbuild from SunStone Ships for the 2019-2020 season in Antarctica)
  • Second Infinity-class X-bow expeditions ship ( - August 2020) (See image)
  • Ocean Victory (Third Infinity-class ship) (200 - March 2021)
  • Infinity IV ( - August 2021)
    (There is an options for six more)


    TUI Cruises
  • Mein Schiff 2 (2894 - 2019) Meyer Turku Oy
  • Mein Schiff 7 (2894 - 2023) Meyer Turku Oy
  • New LNG-powered ship (161,000 ton - 2024) Fincantieri
  • New LNG-powered ship (161,000 ton - 2026) Fincantieri


    Undisclosed International Cruise Company
  • Expedition cruise vessel (220 - 2019) Vard Romania (Letter of Intent. August 2017: VARD said its letter of intent had expired)


    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. October 2017: Viking announces that seven new riverboats will debut in 2019: Viking Helgrim will sail the Douro River in Portugal. The remaining six will sail the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. Their names will be Viking Einar, Viking Sigrun, Viking Sigyn, VikingTir, Viking Ullur and Viking Vali. All the ships will be buit at the Meyer-controlled Neptun Werft in Rostock.


    Viking Ocean Cruises
  • Viking Jupiter (Sixth unit of the series) (930 - 2019) Fincantieri (See image sister ship Viking Star - Photo Neven Jerkovic at Shipspotting.com)
  • Seventh unit of the series (930 - 2021) Fincantieri
  • Eigth unit of the series (930 - 2022) Fincantieri
  • Ninth unit of the series (930 - 2022) Fincantieri
  • Tenth unit of the series (930 - 2023) Fincantieri
  • March 6, 2018: Viking announced a new agreement with Fincantieri that could see the delivery of six additional ocean ships by 2027, which will be delivered in 2024, 2025, 2026 and 2027. Ten ships are now on order for delivery starting in 2021, which will bring Viking's ocean fleet to 16 ships by 2027.
  • New special cruise vessel ( - second quarter of 2021) Vard
  • New special cruise vessel ( - second quarter of 2022) Vard
    (There is an option for two more)


    Virgin Voyages
    Rendering of Virgin Voyages' newest ship (Courtesy Virgin Voyages)
  • Scarlet Lady (2,860 - 2020) Fincantieri (See artist impression)

  • Unnamed new class ship (2,860 - 2021) Fincantieri
  • Unnamed new class ship (2,860 - 2022) Fincantieri



    Vodohod The new Russian riverboat
  • Prince Vladimir (338 - 2019) (River cruises in Russia) (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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    Newbuild to be delivered in 2018:

  • AIDAnova
  • American Song
  • Avalon Saigon
  • Celebrity Edge
  • Douro Serenity
  • Flying Clipper
  • Le Champlain
  • National Geographic Venture
  • Nieuw Statendam
  • World Explorer


    Newbuild to be delivered in 2019:

  • Adriatic Princess II
  • Amadeus Star
  • AmaDouro
  • AmaMagna
  • AmaMora
  • Avalon Envision
  • Carnival Panorama
  • Celebrity Flora
  • Coral Adventurer
  • Crystal Endeavor
  • Dylan Thomas
  • Fridtjof Nansen
  • George Eliot
  • Greg Mortimer
  • Hanseatic inspiration
  • Hanseatic nature
  • Hondius
  • La Jangada
  • LE Dumont D'Urville
  • Le Bougainville
  • Magellan Explorer
  • Mein Schiff 2
  • Amalia Rodrigues
  • MSC Bellissima
  • MSC Grandiosa
  • Norwegian Encore
  • Pyotr Velikiy (Peter the Great)
  • Prince Vladimir
  • Ritz-Carlton Unnamed ship
  • Roald Amundsen
  • Scenic Eclipse
  • Sky Princess
  • Spectrum of The Seas
  • Spirit of Discovery
  • Theory
  • Viking Jupiter
  • Viking's seven river boats