Global Orderbook Now Stands at 87 Cruise Ships

The global cruise ship orderbook has reached another new record, with 87 ships on order between now and 2026. 

Recent orders from The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and Disney Cruise Line have added to an already blockbuster growth agenda for the cruise industry, and more cruise ship newbuild news is expected to follow from multiple brands this summer.

By the Numbers:

Current Ships on Order: 87

Berths: 235,506

Ships Designed for Chinese Passengers: 8

LNG Powered: 16

Expedition Vessels: 19

Average Size: 107,952 Tons

Average Passenger Capacity: 2,707

Average Cost: $660 Million

Shipyards with Orders: 13

Biggest Orderbook: MSC (10 Ships), Norwegian (6 Ships), Royal Caribbean (6 Ships) 

Biggest Yard Orderbook: Fincantieri (26 Ships)

Biggest Ship: Two more Oasis-class Royal Caribbean vessels at 227,625 tons and 5,400 passengers, and four MSC World-class LNG-powered ships at 200,000 tons and 5,400 passengers

Smallest Ship: Antarctica XXI’s 100-passenger, 4,900-ton Magellan Explorer



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