September Orderbook: 87 Ships, Average Size Over 100,000 Tons

As September opens, the global cruise ship orderbook stands at 87 ocean ships, with deliveries extending out through 2026.

There are still three ships set to be delivered in 2017, including the World Dream, Viking Sun and the innovative MSC Seaside.

According to Cruise Industry News, the 87 ships on order are on average, 107,944 tons each, with an average passenger capacity of 2,707 guests.

> Download a PDF of the current orderbook.

The average cost per ship is $660 million.

Nine ships are being built specifically for the Chinese market, while 19 of the 87 cruise ships on order are expedition newbuilds.

2019 will be a record year for berth introductions, with 22 ships expected to be delivered. 

Sixteen ships on order will be powered by LNG, according to company announcements, while it is expected more will adopt duel fuel powerplants going forward.


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