Today marks the day when cruise lines officially have a record number of cruise ships on order over the next ten years with the major brands having over 40 new ships to enter service by 2026.

The list includes the game-changing Celebrity Edge and the world’s next largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, so here is every ship you have to save for, look forward to and book in the near and distant future!

Carnival 

Carnival has the most cruise ships in their fleet than any other cruise line in the world with 25 ships under their belt. The line has four ships on order for the next five years including the largest vessel in their fleet:

-2018: Carnival Horizon at 133,500 GT and 4,200 passengers

-2019: 3rd Vista Class Ship at 133,500 GT and 4,200 passengers

-2020: LNG Powered Ship at 180,000 GT and 6,600 passengers

-2022: 2nd LNG Powered Ship at 180,000 GT and 6,600 passengers

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A Glimpse At Carnival’s Next Biggest Ship, Horizon The 4000-passenger, 133,500-tonne cruise ship will offer signature Carnival features along with firsts-at-sea like the IMAX theatre, Skyride…

 

Celebrity 

-2018: Celebrity Edge at 129,500 GT and 2,918 passengers

-2020: Celebrity Beyond at 129,500 GT and 2,918 passengers

-2021: 3rd Edge Class Ship at 129,500 GT and 2,918 passengers

-2022: 4th Edge Class Ship at 129,500 GT and 2,918 passengers

celebrityThe First Glimpse At Celebrity Edge The ship designed to transform expectations has been designed completely in 3-D, features the work of A-list global architects and designers and its dramatically…

 

Disney Cruise Line

-2021: TBA at 135,500 GT with 2,500 passengers (double occupancy)

-2022: TBA at 135,500 GT and 2,500 passengers (double occupancy)

-2023: TBA at 135,500 GT and 2,500 passengers (double occupancy)

disney Disney Fleet Well And Truly Expanding The new class ships have yet to be named and Disney will be revealing further details on features and itineraries in the future as the design and…

 

Holland America Line

-2018: MS Nieuw Statendam at 99,800 GT with 2,650 passengers

-2021: 2nd Pinnacle Class Ship at 99,800 GT with 2,650 passengers

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises has begun a $10 billion investment to bring 11 new cruise ships into their fleet over the next decade:

-2017: MSC Seaside at 154,000 GT and 4,140 passengers

-2018: MSC Seaview at 154,000 GT and 4,140 passengers

-2019: MSC Bellissima at 167,600 GT and 4,500 passengers

-2019: Meraviglia Plus Class Ship at 177,000 GT and 6,300 passengers

-2020: 2nd Meraviglia Plus Class Ship at 177,00 GT and 6,300 passengers

-2021: 3rd Seaside Class Ship at 154,000 GT and 4,500 passengers

-2022: World Class Ship at 200,000 GT and 5,400 passengers

-2024: 2nd World Class Ship at 200,000 GT and 5,400 passengers

-2025: 3rd World Class Ship at 200,000 GT and 5,400 passengers

-2026: 4th World Class Ship at 200,000 GT and 5,400 passengers

meraviglia 25 Facts To Get You Excited For MSC

Meraviglia! The ship to have three home ports (Genoa, Barcelona and Marseille), the ship to accommodate 5,714 guests, the ship to have had 1,800 people working…

 

Norwegian Cruise Line

-2018: Norwegian Bliss at 168,800 GT and 4,200 passengers

-2019: Breakaway Plus Class Ship at 168,800 GT with 4,200 passengers

-2022: Project Leonardo at 140,000 GT and 3,300 passengers

-2023: Project Leonardo 2 at 140,000 GT and 3,300 passengers

-2024: Project Leonardo 3 at 140,000 GT and 3,300 passengers

-2025: Project Leonardo 4 at 140,000 GT and 3,300 passengers

nclNCL Unveil New Ships With A Design You Won’t Believe! The new ships will be a new shape to their old vessels and incorporate an eye catching design that will see the vessels slice through the waves…

 

Princess Cruises

-2019: 4th Royal Class Ship at 143,700 GT and 3,560 passengers

-2020: 5th Royal Class Ship at 143,700 GT and 3,560 passengers

-2022: 6th Royal Class Ship at 143,700 GT and 3,560 passengers

princess www.CRUISE.co.uk Get Exclusive Glimpse At Majestic Princess The 3,560 passenger ship has lots of unique facilities including a noodle bar, tea lounge, karaoke room, Cantonese restaurant and…

 

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean has the second most cruise ships in their fleet with 24 ships, and will welcome another six ships over the next seven years:

-2018: Symphony of the Seas at 230,000 GT and 6,780 passengers

-2019:4th Quantum Class Ship at 168,666 GT and 4,200 passengers

-2020: 5th Quantum Class Ship at 168,666 GT with 4,200 passengers

-2021: 5th Oasis Class Ship at 230,000 GT with 6,780 passengers

-2022: 1st Icon Class Ship at 200,000 GT, with 5,000 passengers

-2024: 2nd Icon Class Ship at 200,000 GT and 5,000 passengers

symphony Newly Announced Details For Symphony of the Seas With news that Symphony could arrive earlier than the predicted date in April next year, details of the ship’s onboard features have been released!

 

Carnival Corporation, parent brand of mega lines such as P&O, Cunard, HAL and Princess, also announced their plans to remove one to two older, less efficient ships from its fleet on an annual basis.

This follows the recent news that P&O‘s small ship, Adonia, would be moving over to Azamara Club Cruises shortly.

 

Which ships would you not be happy to see move from their cruise line? Which ships from the list above are you most excited for? Have you already booked for Symphonydcrrrqebbsessrfyveruysaewxzutzz of the Seas or Celebrity Edge? Leave us your comments below!

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