Norwegian Cruise Line is set for an eventful year in 2023, with the debut of three newbuilds, a new division for charter sailings and more.
Norwegian VivaA sister to the Norwegian Prima, the new Norwegian Viva is debuting in 2023.
Currently in final stages of construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, the 3,215-guest vessel is spending its inaugural season in the Mediterranean, starting in August.
Oceania’s First Newbuild in 10 YearsOceania Cruises is also getting a newbuild in April 2023. First new cruise ship to enter service for the upper-premium brand in over ten years, the Vista is part of a new series of vessels named Allura Class.
The 1,200-guest ship was designed to exemplify all the hallmarks of the Oceania Cruises experience that guests have come to expect, the brand said. With a sister ship scheduled to follow in 2025, the Vista will spend its inaugural season in Europe.
Seven Seas GrandeurIn November, a third new cruise ship is entering service for NCLH as the Seven Seas Grandeur debuts for the Regent Seven Seas Cruises brand.
Building on the success of the sisters Seven Seas Explorer and Seven Seas Splendor, the newbuild is being described by the brand as one of the world’s most luxurious vessels. After first welcoming guests in Europe, the 750-guest cruise ship is set to spend its inaugural season sailing in the Caribbean and Panama Canal.