Cruise NewsFirst Piece of Steel Cut for New Celebrity Cruise Ship

First Piece of Steel Cut for New Celebrity Cruise Ship

The first piece of steel was cut for Celebrity Cruises’ next cruise ship, Celebrity Edge, at the STX France shipyard.

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Celebrity Edge will be the first of four new Edge class cruise ships from Celebrity Cruises and will debut in the Fall of 2018.  The cruise line also announced that the 2nd Edge class ship will be named Celebrity Beyond with a delivery scheduled for Spring 2020.  The 3rd and 4th Edge class ships will be delivered in 2021 and 2022.

Lisa Putoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, gave the following statement: “We set the bar high for the architects and designers on Edge class, and we were rewarded with a stunning design. Cutting the ship’s first piece of steel is the traditional first step in the shipbuilding process, and I’m excited to see our dreams turn into reality over the next 24 months. We are excited to reveal more details soon, and travelers, trade partners and enthusiasts alike will not be disappointed — this ship is going to be amazing.”

Celebrity Edge will be the first new class of ship for Celebrity Cruises since 2008 and will be a trailblazer in modern luxury travel.  The ships will be on the cutting edge of innovation and leading edge of design.   They will offer passengers a sense of how the cruise line is looking into the future.  Itineraries, home port, and special features that will be on Celebrity Edge will be announced at a future date.

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Cruise NewsFirst Piece of Steel Cut for New Celebrity Cruise Ship

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