Steel Cut for New 2023 Celebrity Newbuild, Celebrity Ascent

Steel was cut today at Chantiers de l’Atlantique for the fourth Edge-class ship for Celebrity Cruises, now named the Celebrity Ascent.

On hand for the steel cutting were Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises; Richard Fain, Chairman and CEO of the Royal Caribbean Group; and Laurent Castaing General Manager of Chantiers de l’Atlantique.

The ship will be delivered in late 2023, and follows in the Edge series as a sister to the Edge, Apex and Beyond, the latter of which is set to debut next year.

A fifth ship, subject to financing, should be delivered in 2025, according to the cruise ship orderbook.

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

 

EMAIL NEWSLETTER

Get the latest breaking cruise newsSign up.

CRUISE SHIP ORDERBOOK

62 Ships | 142,732 Berths | $46.7 Billion | View

New 2024 Drydock REPORT

Highlights:

  • Mkt. Overview
  • Record Year
  • Refit Schedule
  • 120 Pages
  • PDF Download
  • Order Today
New 2024 Annual Report

Highlights:

  • 2033 Industry Outlook 
  • All Operators
  • Easy to Use
  • Instant Access
  • Order Today