Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed its subsequent ship will likely be referred to as Norwegian Prima.
The vessel, attributable to launch subsequent summer time, would be the first of six new ships in a category of the identical title.
Till now the brand new fleet, which is able to carry 3,215 passengers every, had been referred to as Challenge Leonardo.
The primary ship, beneath building on the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, is a departure for the road, which has beforehand labored with German shipyard Meyer Werft.
Harry Sommer, chief govt of Norwegian Cruise Line, mentioned: “Although we’ve got not sailed in additional than a 12 months, we’ve got not stopped working and even doubled down on investing in our model to ship unforgettable visitor experiences that transcend expectations.
“As we’ve got begun revving up our operations to start cruising this July, we’re moved and proud to announce the beginning of an thrilling new chapter in our story of innovation as we welcome the Prima class and the primary in a line of world-calibre vessels with Norwegian Prima.”
After crusing a string of inaugural cruises, Norwegian Prima will launch journeys in northern Europe from August seventeenth subsequent 12 months, providing departures from Amsterdam and Copenhagen.
The ship will then cross to New York to supply one-off cruises to Bermuda and the Caribbean, earlier than settling into its winter homeport, Orlando.
Giuseppe Bono, chief govt of Fincantieri, mentioned: “We’re very honoured to associate with Norwegian Cruise Line for the event of their subsequent class of ships.
“Norwegian Prima marks the start of our collaboration, which is able to see the supply of six next-generation vessels which can be designed to take visitor experiences to a brand new degree specializing in elevated spacious and considerate design.”