500 Cruise Ships by 2027? It Could Happen

The ocean-going cruise ship fleet is poised to expand to 472 ships by 2027, according to the 2018-2019 Cruise Industry News Annual Report, growing from 386 in 2018.

While this does not include yet-be-announced retirements, the ship withdrawal pace is not expected to accelerate, while a record breaking orderbook is expected to continue to grow significantly between 2022 and 2027.

This could easily lead to a global fleet of some 500 cruise ships by 2027, with the global fleet having grown substantially from 220 ships in 1998.

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The Cruise Industry News Annual Report is the only book of its kind, presenting the worldwide cruise industry through 2027 in 400 pages.

Statistics are independently researched. 

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The report covers everything from new ships on order to supply-and-demand scenarios from 1987 through 2027+. Plus there is a future outlook, complete growth projections for each cruise line, regional market reports, and detailed ship deployment by region and market, covering all the cruise lines.

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