Recently Launched Ships

Recently Launched Ships

Following is a listing of the newest ships to hit the water.

Contemporary Cruise Lines

  • Aida Cruises debuted the AIDAnova in 2018. It will carries 6,600 passengers
  • Carnival Cruise Line launched the Carnival Horizon in March 2018. The ship carries 3,954 passengers

Upscale Contemporary Cruise Lines

  • MSC Cruises launched the MSC Seaview in June 2018. It carries 5,300 passengers. Its name is to be determined.
  • Norwegian Cruise Line launched the Norwegian Bliss April 2018. It carries 4,004 passengers
  • Royal Caribbean International launched a new Oasis Class ship, Symphony of the Seas, in April 2018. It carries 6,780 passengers

Premium Cruise Lines

  • Celebrity Cruises launched a new EDGE ship in autumn 2018. It carries 2,900 passengers.
  • Holland America Line launched the Nieuw Statendam in November 2018. It carries 2,650 passengers.
  • Tui Cruises launched the Mein Schiff 7 in Spring 2018. It carries 2,500 passengers

Ultra-Premium Cruise Line

  • Azamara Club Cruises launched the Azamara Pursuit in August 2018. This ship was P&O Cruises’ Adonia.
  • Viking Ocean Cruises launched Viking Orion in June 2018. It carries 930 passengers.

Ultra-Luxury Cruise Lines

  • Ponant launched  Le Champlain on September 20, 2018. It has 92 staterooms.
  • Seabourn launched the Seabourn Ovation in Spring 2018. It carries 604 passengers.

River Cruise Lines

  • AmaWaterways launched the AmaLea in 2018. It carries 158 passengers.
  • AmaWaterways launched a ship to sail in India in Fall 2018.
  • American Cruise Lines launched the American Constellation in 2018.  It carries 170 passengers.
  • American Cruise Lines launched the American Song in Fall 2018.  It carries 190 passengers.
  • Avalon Waterways launched the Avalon Saigon in September 2018. It carries 36 passengers
  • Crystal River launched Crystal Debussy in April 2018. It carries 84 passengers
  • Crystal River launched Crystal Ravel in 2018. It carries 84 passengers.

Sailing Vessel/Yacht Cruise Lines

  • Scenic launched Scenic Eclipse, their first yacht as part of the Ocean Cruising Line, August 31, 2018. It carries 228 passengers.
  • Star Clippers launched the world’s largest square rigger, the Flying Clipper in 2018. It carries 300 passengers.

Expedition Cruise Lines

  • Hurtigruten launched MS Roald Amundsen in July 2018. This ship carries 530 passengers.
  • Lindblad Expeditions launched the National Geographic Venture in June 2018. It carries 100 passengers.