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‘Norwegian Bliss’ and ‘Norwegian Escape’ Are The Names For Breakaway Plus Vessels

October 8, 2013. Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that thanks to its Facebook fans around the globe the names of the line’s two new Breakaway Plus class ships are Norwegian Escape and Norwegian Bliss. These names are the two that received the highest number of votes, out of the line’s top ten name prospects, in [...]

Norwegian Getaway To Feature South Florida-themed Bars and Restaurants

October 1, 2013. Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship set to debut in January, will feature several restaurants and bars that evoke the tropical feel of Miami and South Florida. The Tropicana Room, Flamingo Bar & Grill, Sunset Bar and Sugarcane Bar will be new and unique additions to the largest ship to homeport [...]

Norwegian Breakaway Innovations Include Many Technological Advances

March 6, 2013. Norwegian Cruise Line today announced several new environmentally-friendly and technologically advanced innovations on its newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway, currently under construction at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg, Germany. Norwegian Breakaway will incorporate a number of emission reducing, energy saving and enhanced safety systems which will be in use when the ship is delivered [...]

Royal Caribbean Names Kristin Chenoweth As Godmother Of Quantum Of The Seas

February 24, 2013. Triple-threat, Emmy and Tony award-winning Kristin Chenoweth, is adding yet another accolade to her impressive resume: godmother to Royal Caribbean International’s much anticipated new cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas. The cruise line announced the appointment, which is steeped in maritime tradition, in an unconventional way during a red carpet-inspired commercial that [...]

Royal Caribbean Announces That Project Sunshine Will Be Called “Quantum Class” Of Ships

February 5, 2013. Royal Caribbean International took a major step this week in the development of the cruise line’s next generation of cruise ships when the first piece of steel was cut for the first of two Project Sunshine ships. The steel cutting took place at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, where the [...]

ROYAL CARIBBEAN ORDERS THIRD OASIS-CLASS VESSEL

December 27, 2012. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) announced today that it has executed a contract with STX France to construct a third Oasis-class vessel for delivery in mid-2016. This order is consistent with the plan announced by the company in October to build a sister-ship to the very successful Oasis of the [...]

New Cruise Ships Coming for Carnival and Holland America

October 26, 2012. Last week Norwegian Cruise Line surprised everyone by announcing one, and possibly two, new ships called the “Breakaway Plus” class. Yesterday Royal Caribbean confirmed an earlier story we covered here, admitting they were in discussions to build a third Oasis-class ship. Now comes word this morning from Carnival Corporation that they will [...]

NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY REACHES NEW HEIGHTS WITH THREE-STORY SPORTS COMPLEX

April 27, 2012. Norwegian Breakaway will take recreation and outdoor fun to new heights when it launches in April 2013. The ship’s top decks will feature the first Aqua Park at sea with five full-size water slides, including twin Free Fall slides, the first ever at sea, and a three-story sports complex that includes the [...]

NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE UNVEILS MAJOR NEW INNOVATION ON NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY: THE WATERFRONT AND 678 OCEAN PLACE

MIAMI – March 14, 2012 – Norwegian Cruise Line today unveiled a major innovation in ship design: The Waterfront and 678 Ocean Place on its newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway, launching in April 2013. This new concept includes an oceanfront boardwalk lined with shops, restaurants and bars, combined with three expansive, flowing decks of dining, bars, [...]

1st Steel Cut For The Norwegian Breakaway

September 21, 2011. The first piece of steel was cut today at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg, Germany for the construction of Norwegian Breakaway, the first of two new Freestyle Cruising® ships for Norwegian Cruise Line, set for delivery in April 2013. The first plate of steel took four minutes to cut by a plasma torch [...]