Cruise Radio News Briefs — May 11, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Next Ship

The first of six new ships for Norwegian Cruise Line has officially been named.

Norwegian Prima will be the first member of the Prima class, previously known as Project Leonardo. It will be smaller than Norwegian’s recent ships, coming in at 142,500 gross tons and holding just over 3,200 passengers.

Prima is expected to debut in summer 2022, and will sail from a variety of ports before settling in Port Canaveral later next year. Bookings will open on May 12.

STORY: Norwegian Cruise Line Reveals Details on First of Six New Ships

Port Everglades Begins Crew Vaccination Program

Port Everglades has announced that it has been working with the state of Florida to begin a crew member vaccination program at cruise terminal 4. The program began on Monday and will run through June 21, operating seven days a week.

Port Everglades is following in the footsteps of PortMiami and Port Canaveral, which are both currently running their own crew vaccination programs.

Disney Magic Arrives in Southampton

Disney Cruise Line’s ship Disney Magic arrived in Southampton, England on Sunday.

Magic arrived to the UK ahead of her “staycation” sailings, which will be two to four-night cruises to nowhere from Southampton and Liverpool.

The voyages are now open to fully-vaccinated travelers from the United Kingdom.

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