Cruise NewsCarnival's Nine Cruise Lines Have 19 New Cruise Ships Coming Out

Carnival’s Nine Cruise Lines Have 19 New Cruise Ships Coming Out

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest leisure travel company with nine cruise lines in operation, has 19 new cruise ships scheduled to debut over the next few years.

Carnival’s nine cruise brands include Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, and six others, currently have a total of 104 cruise ships in service.  With 243,000 lower berths on the ships, they visit over 700 ports around the world each year.

Here is a look at the 19 new cruise ships that are currently on order or under construction from the brands owned by Carnival Corporation.

Carnival Cruise Line (3) – Carnival Cruise Line currently has three new cruise ships on order.  Carnival Panorama, the cruise line’s third Vista class ship, will debut later this year.  The cruise ship will be Carnival’s first new ship to debut on the West Coast in over 20 years.

Carnival also has two LNG powered cruise ships on order that will be the largest Fun Ships ever built.  At 180,000 gross tons, the 6,600 passenger Mardi Gras will debut in 2020.  Mardi Gras will be the world’s first cruise ship with a roller coaster and will sail to the Caribbean from Port Canaveral.  View Prices on Carnival’s Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line's cruise ship with a roller coaster

A second and currently unnamed LNG lowered ship will begin offering cruises in 2022.

Carnival China (2) – The first two cruise ships for Carnival China have been ordered.  Each ship will come in at 135,000 gross tons and they will enter service in 2023 and 2024.

Holland America Line (1) – Ryndam will be Holland America Line’s third Pinnacle class vessel and will debut in 2021.  Homeport and itineraries for Ryndam have yet to be released.

Princess Cruises (5) – Princess Cruises has five new cruise ships coming out over the next six years. Three of the vessels will be a part of the cruise line’s popular Royal Class.  Sky Princess will debut later this year and Enchanted Princess will follow a year later. An unnamed Royal class ship will begin offering cruises in 2022.

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In 2023, Princess Cruises’ first LNG powered ship will set sail.  The cruise ship will be the largest in the cruise line’s fleet at 175,000 gross tons. A second ship will follow in 2025.

Cunard Line (1) – In 2022, Cunard will add a new ocean liner to their fleet.  The name and itineraries for the vessel will be announced in the near future.

AIDA Cruises (2) – AIDA Cruises, Carnival’s cruise line for the German market, has two more 180,000 gross ton LNG powered ships on order.  Both ships are currently unnamed and they will enter service in 2021 and 2023.

Costa Cruises (2) -Costa Cruises has two ships scheduled to debut in the next two years.  Costa Smeralda will be a 180,000 gross ton ship powered by LNG and will set sail later this year.  A smaller 135,000 gross ton ship will debut in 2020.

P&O Cruises (1) – P&O Cruises has one 180,000 gross ton LNG powered ship on order.  The ship has yet to be named and will begin offering cruises in 2022.

Seabourn (2) – Seabourn has two ultra-luxury cruise ships on order.  Seabourn Venture will debut in 2021 and a second ship in its class will follow a year later.

Both ships will be designed and built for diverse environments to PC6 Polar Class standards and will include a plethora of modern hardware and technology that will extend the ships global deployment and capabilities.

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