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Two More Ships for Norwegian Cruise Line

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Rendering of the 163,000-ton Norwegian Bliss due out Spring 2017.

Rendering of the 163,000-ton Norwegian Bliss due out Spring 2017.

Norwegian Cruise Line  announced today that it has reached an agreement with MEYER WERFT GmbH of Germany to build two new Breakaway-Plus class cruise ships for delivery in the second quarter 2018 and the fourth quarter 2019. Each ship will be 164,600 gross tons and include 4,200 passenger berths.

The contract price for both ships is approximately euro 1.6 billion (2.1 billion USD). The cruise line currently has four vessels on order at Meyer Werft for delivery in fall 2015, spring 2017, spring 2018 and fall 2019.

Norwegian Cruise Line currently has 13 ships, most recently Norwegian Getaway this past January. Norwegian Getaway is the largest ship to homeport in Miami year-round. Hear our Norwegian Getaway broadcast here.

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