19 Cruise Ships Set to Debut in 2023 Adding 37,000 Berths

Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas

Industry reports tally up 19 new cruise ships set to debut in 2023, representing an investment of USD $11.34 billion and adding 37,095 cruise berths globally. 

As reported by Seatrade Cruise News, the ships will sail for 18 brands, including brand-new Explora Journeys of MSC Group and Adora Cruises, a joint venture between Carnival Corp. and China State Shipbuilding Corp.

Virgin Voyages will  be increasing its fleet by two ships.

And Royal Caribbean International, Oceania Cruises and Silversea Cruises will debut not only new ships, but new designs.

Royal Caribbean will be receiving Icon of the Seas, a new entry for the world's largest cruise ship at 250,800 gross tons with a maximum passenger capacity of 7,600 and 2,350 crew. The ship will be delivered this year but won't operate commercial sailings until 2024.

As noted by Cruise Industry News, 2023 sees more eco-friendly LNG-powered ships as well, including MSC Euribia from MSC Cruises, Silversea's Silver Nova, Carnival's Carnival Jubilee and Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas.

Other new additions of note include Celebrity Ascent, Seven Seas Grandeur, Norwegian Viva, Scenic Eclipse II, Emerald Sakara, and Seabourn Pursuit.

You may also like
Israel Ministry of Tourism Launches New Campaign to Inspire Travel this Winter
Israel’s Ministry of Tourism has launched a new digital advertising campaign, ‘Anywhere’, aiming to inspire Canadians to travel to the destination ...
Dominican Republic's DR Tourism Roadshow in Canada
At recent events in YYZ and YUL, the Dominican Republic also introduced the DO Travel Rewards program, a loyalty initiative for ...
Atlas Ocean Voyages Announces New 2024/2025 Polar Expeditions To Antarctica
Atlas Ocean Voyages announced new "Polar Expeditions by Atlas" to Antarctica, setting sail from NOV 2024 to MAR 2025. Bookings have now commenced.
Carnival Freedom
Carnival Opens Bookings on Itineraries Featuring Celebration Key
Carnival Cruise Line opens sales today for nearly 400 cruises on 12 ships sailing from eight homeports to its new private ...
Oceania Cruises' Regatta
Oceania Cruises Releases Summer 2025 Collection
Oceania Cruises revealed its 2025 Summer Collection of voyages, featuring a lineup of more than 100 itineraries, plus nearly 50 Grand ...

Talk Back! Post a comment: