New Projects information at World Cruise Network New and updated information from Projects listed on en-us New Projects information at World Cruise Network Norwegian Gem In mid-2005 Norwegian Cruise Line Corporation (NCL) announced a new ship order with Meyer Werft, in Germany, for delivery in October 2007. Thu, 02 Aug 2007 23:00:00 GMT MSC Fantasia MSC Cruises will add several new ships to their fleet in 2008, including the lastest in its 'Musica' class of Panamax vessels (the MSC Poesia) and its largest ship ever – the MSC Fantasia. Tue, 31 Jul 2007 23:00:00 GMT Costa Luminosa Costa Crociere SpA is an Italian company based in Genoa and is part of Carnival Corporation. Its fleet includes a total of 15 ships in active service and eight on order. Wed, 25 Jul 2007 23:00:00 GMT Holland American Line The MS Eurodam is set to be one of the most luxurious ships in the Holland America Line fleet (a division of Carnival Corporation) when it is launched in June 2008. Mon, 23 Jul 2007 23:00:00 GMT Aidabella The German cruise line AIDA Cruises (formerly Seetours), a part of Carnival Corporation (AIDA Cruises is the German branch of Costa Crociere SpA), has placed contracts with Meyer Werft in Papenburg for the construction of three 68,500GT cruise ships. Mon, 23 Jul 2007 23:00:00 GMT Genesis Class Royal Caribbean International (RCI) has commissioned an entirely new class of cruise vessel which will set the mark for large passenger vessels for years to come. The new design is called the Genesis Class and will have a gross tonnage in excess of 2… Wed, 23 May 2007 23:00:00 GMT Ventura In September 2005 it was announced that one of two ships due for delivery from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri Trieste’s Monfalcone yard in March 2008 had been allocated to P&O Cruises. The new 116,000t cruise ship, which will be named Ventura,… Sun, 29 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT Noordam The Noordam is the largest of Holland America’s Vista-class ships. It was delivered from the Fincantieri shipyard ready to start the maiden voyage in February 2006, sailing from the new homeport of New York City. It will operate in Europe, the … Sun, 29 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT Freedom of the Seas In April 2006, Royal Caribbean International took delivery of the world's largest cruise ship when the Freedom of the Seas sailed away from Hamburg. This is the first of three Freedom class ships; the others will be delivered in 2007 and 2008. Thu, 26 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT MSC Serenata The MSC Serenata is one of two massive new post-Panamax vessels ordered by Mediterranean Shipping Cruises (MSC), which is the largest independent Italian cruise line, from Alstom Marine (Chantier de l’Atlantique) (now 75% owned by Aker Yards) i… Thu, 26 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT MS Queen Victoria The MS Queen Victoria is a new 90,000t cruise ship under construction for the Cunard Line (Carnival Corporation & plc) at the Fincantieri ship yard in Marghera, near Venice, Italy. This is the first vessel that Cunard have had constructed in Italy. T… Thu, 26 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT Pride Of Hawaii The Pride of Hawaii was launched in May 2006 and is the third and final Hawaii-based US registered ship for Norwegian Cruise Lines America (NCL). The Pride of Hawaii was inaugurated in May 2006 at the San Pedro Pier in Los Angeles, California, US. Th… Thu, 26 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT Carnival Freedom The Carnival Freedom is the fifth of the Conquest class of Fun Ships designed and constructed for Carnival. The 295m (952ft) long and 116ft wide, 18 deck ship, which has a capacity of 3,734 passengers (2,121 cabins, 1,487 state rooms) and a crew-to-p… Thu, 26 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT Liberty Of The Seas Liberty of the Seas will be the latest in the new generation of super ships for the Royal Caribbean International (RCI) cruise line. The 4,370 passenger, 18 deck (15 passenger decks), 154,407t ship, was constructed at the Kvaerner Masa Aker Yards in … Thu, 26 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT Costa Concordia The Costa Concordia is the first of the cruise line’s ‘Concordia-class’, which will become their largest operating cruise ships and in fact Italy’s largest cruise ships (the 112,000 gross ton Concordia is the new fleet flagsh… Thu, 26 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT Celebrity Solstice The Celebrity Solstice will be Celebrity Cruise's first post-Panamax vessel and the first of four new Solstice-class vessels being built by Meyer Werft of Germany.Ordered in summer 2005, the Solstice is due to be launched in October 2008. Mon, 01 Jan 0001 00:00:00 GMT