New cruise ships on order 2016

Carnival Vista Coin Ceremony

Here at World of Cruising we aim to keep you up-to-date on all cruise ship news which is why we have put together this definitive guide on all the cruise ships currently on order by cruise lines around the world.

2016

Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Vista

Dream Cruises (Genting Hong Kong)

  • Name: Genting Dream
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: November 2016
  • Gross tonnage: 150,000
  • Passenger capacity: 3,400

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Seven Seas Explorer

Royal Caribbean International

  • Name: Ovation of the Seas
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: April 2016
  • Gross tonnage: 168,600
  • Passenger capacity: 4,180
  • Further reading: heading to China

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Seabourn

Seabourn Encore pool deck rendering

TUI Cruises

  • Name: Mein Schiff 5
  • Shipyard: Meyer Turku
  • Delivery expected: June 2016
  • Gross tonnage: 99,700
  • Passenger capacity: 2,500

2017

AIDA Cruises

  • Name: AIDAperla
  • Shipyard: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
  • Delivery expected: Originally March 2016, delayed until 2017
  • Gross tonnage: 124,500
  • Passenger capacity: 3,300

Dream Cruises (Genting Hong Kong)

  • Name: World Dream
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: November 2017
  • Gross tonnage: 150,000
  • Passenger capacity: 3,400

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic

Lindblad Expeditions Signs New Build Contracts

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Whidbey Island, Washington State
  • Delivery expected: Second quarter 2017
  • Gross tonnage: to be confirmed
  • Passenger capacity: 100
  • Further reading: announcement

MSC Cruises

MSC Meraviglia aft

MSC Seaside slides

Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Bliss

Princess Cruises

Majestic Princess

  • Name: Majestic Princess / 盛世公主号 (Shèng Shì Gōng Zhǔ Haò)
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: April 2017
  • Gross tonnage: 143,000
  • Passenger capacity: 3,560
  • Further reading: Announcement; Europe itineraries; Captains announced

Silversea Cruises

  • Name: Silver Muse
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: April 2017
  • Gross tonnage: 40,700
  • Passenger capacity: 596

Star Clippers

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Brodosplit
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2017
  • Gross tonnage: 8,770
  • Passenger capacity: 300

TUI Cruises

  • Name: Mein Schiff 6
  • Shipyard: Meyer Turku
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2017
  • Gross tonnage: 99,700
  • Passenger capacity: 2,500

Viking Ocean Cruises

  • Name: Viking Sky
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: January 2017
  • Gross tonnage: 47,800
  • Passenger capacity: 930
  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: late 2017
  • Gross tonnage: 47,800
  • Passenger capacity: 930
  • Further reading: order placed

2018

Carnival Cruise Line

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: Spring 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 133,500
  • Passenger capacity: 3,954

Celebrity Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: Autumn 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 117,000
  • Passenger capacity: 2,900

Crystal Cruises

Crystal Endeavor Rendering Polar View

  • Name: Crystal Endeavor
  • Shipyard: Lloyd Werft
  • Delivery expected: Autumn 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 25,000
  • Passenger capacity: 200
  • Further reading: Announcement

Holland America Line

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: Autumn 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 99,500
  • Passenger capacity: 2,650

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic

Lindblad Expeditions Signs New Build Contracts

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Whidbey Island, Washington State
  • Delivery expected: 2018
  • Gross tonnage: to be confirmed
  • Passenger capacity: 100
  • Further reading: announcement

MSC Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed; Seaside class
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: May 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 154,000
  • Passenger capacity: 4,140

Norwegian Cruise Line

  • Name: to be confirmed; Breakaway-Plus class
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: Spring 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 164,600
  • Passenger capacity: 4,200

Ponant

New Ponant expedition ship

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Vard
  • Delivery expected: Summer 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 10,000
  • Passenger capacity: 184
  • Further reading: announcement
  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Vard
  • Delivery expected: Autumn/Winter 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 10,000
  • Passenger capacity: 184
  • Further reading: announcement

Royal Caribbean International

  • Name: to be confirmed; Oasis-class; codenamed “Oasis 4”
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 227,700
  • Passenger capacity: 5,400
  • Further reading: steel-cutting ceremony

Seabourn

  • Name: Seabourn Ovation
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 40,350
  • Passenger capacity: 604

Scenic Ocean Cruises

Scenic Eclipse

  • Name: Scenic Eclipse
  • Shipyard: Uljanik Group, Croatia
  • Delivery expected: 31 August 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 16,500
  • Passenger capacity: 228
  • Further reading: announcement

TUI Cruise

  • Name: Mein Schiff 7
  • Shipyard: Meyer Turku
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 99,700
  • Passenger capacity: 2,500

Viking Ocean Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 47,800
  • Passenger capacity: 930
  • Further reading: order placed

2019

AIDA Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 180,000
  • Passenger capacity: 5,000
  • Further reading: announcement

Costa Cruises

New Costa LNG Ship

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Meyer Turku
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 180,000
  • Passenger capacity: 5,000
  • Further reading: announcement
  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 135,500
  • Passenger capacity: 4,200
  • Further reading: announcement

Crystal Cruises

Crystal  Exclusive Class and Residence

  • Name: to be confirmed; Exclusive-class vessel
  • Shipyard: Lloyd Werft
  • Delivery expected: 2019; pushed back from late 2018
  • Gross tonnage: 99,000
  • Passenger capacity: 1,000
  • Further reading: Announcement

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: to be confirmed
  • Delivery expected: 2019
  • Gross tonnage: to be confirmed
  • Passenger capacity: to be confirmed

MSC Cruises

MSC Meraviglia

  • Name: to be confirmed; Meraviglia class
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: early 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 167,600
  • Passenger capacity: 4,500
  • Name: to be confirmed; Meraviglia-Plus class
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: October 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 177,100
  • Passenger capacity: 6,300 (max)
  • Further reading: order placed

Norwegian Cruise Line

  • Name: to be confirmed; Breakaway-Plus class
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: Autumn 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 164,600
  • Passenger capacity: 4,200

P&O Cruises Australia

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 135,500
  • Passenger capacity: 4,200
  • Further reading: announcement

Ponant

New Ponant expedition ship

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Vard
  • Delivery expected: Spring 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 10,000
  • Passenger capacity: 184
  • Further reading: announcement
  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Vard
  • Delivery expected: Summer 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 10,000
  • Passenger capacity: 184
  • Further reading: announcement

Princess Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed, Royal Princess class
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: late 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 143,700
  • Passenger capacity: 3,560
  • Further reading: announcement

Royal Caribbean International

  • Name: to be confirmed; Quantum class
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: Spring 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 168,600
  • Passenger capacity: 4,180

Saga Cruises

Rendering of new cruise ship

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: Summer 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 55,900
  • Passenger capacity: less than 1,000
  • Further information: announcement

TUI Cruises

  • Name: Mein Schiff 8
  • Shipyard: Meyer Turku
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 99,700
  • Passenger capacity: 2,500

Virgin Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: Autumn 2019
  • Gross tonnage: 110,000
  • Passenger capacity: 2,800
  • Further reading: company formation

2020

AIDA Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 180,000
  • Passenger capacity: 5,000

Celebrity Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 117,000
  • Passenger capacity: 2,900

Costa Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Meyer Turku
  • Delivery expected: Winter 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 180,000
  • Passenger capacity: 5,000
  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 135,500
  • Passenger capacity: 4,200
  • Further reading: announcement

MSC Cruises

MSC Meraviglia

  • Name: to be confirmed; Meraviglia-Plus class
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: September 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 177,100
  • Passenger capacity: 6,300 (max)
  • Further reading: order placed

Princess Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed, Royal Princess class
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 143,700
  • Passenger capacity: 3,560

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

 

  • Name: to be confirmed; Explorer class
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 54,000
  • Passenger capacity: 738

Royal Caribbean International

  • Name: to be confirmed; Quantum class
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: Autumn 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 168,600
  • Passenger capacity: 4,180

Viking Ocean Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 47,800
  • Passenger capacity: 930
  • Further reading: order placed

Virgin Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected:Spring 2020
  • Gross tonnage: 110,000
  • Passenger capacity: 2,800

2021

Disney Cruise Line

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: 2021
  • Gross tonnage: 135,000
  • Passenger capacity: 2,500

Saga Cruises

Rendering of new cruise ship

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: 2021
  • Gross tonnage: 55,900
  • Passenger capacity: less than 1,000
  • Further information: announcement

Virgin Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Fincantieri
  • Delivery expected: Spring 2021
  • Gross tonnage: 110,000
  • Passenger capacity: 2,800

2022

MSC Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed; World-class
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: 2022
  • Gross tonnage: 200,000+
  • Passenger capacity: 5,400

2023

Disney Cruise Line

  • Name: to be confirmed
  • Shipyard: Meyer Werft
  • Delivery expected: 2023
  • Gross tonnage: 135,000
  • Passenger capacity: 2,500

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2024

MSC Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed; World-class
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: 2022
  • Gross tonnage: 200,000+
  • Passenger capacity: 5,400

2025

MSC Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed; World-class
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: 2022
  • Gross tonnage: 200,000+
  • Passenger capacity: 5,400

2026

MSC Cruises

  • Name: to be confirmed; World-class
  • Shipyard: STX France
  • Delivery expected: 2022
  • Gross tonnage: 200,000+
  • Passenger capacity: 5,400

(Photo credit to Carnival Cruise Line)