Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Norwegian Cruise Line Orders Second Breakaway Plus Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line said this morning (July 16, 2013) that they have ordered a second Breakaway Plus vessel from Meyer Werft.

The 163,000-ton vessel will carry approximately 4,200 passengers and will be delivered in spring of 2017.

The first Breakaway vessel, Norwegian Breakaway, was delivered by Meyer Werft on April 25, 2013. The second, Norwegian Getaway, will be delivered in January 2014. The original Breakaway-class was sized at 146,600 gross tons and carries 4,000 passengers.

The larger Breakaway Plus-class is currently under development at Meyer Werft, and the first of that series is scheduled for delivery in October 2015.

The complete story will appear in today's issue of Cruise News Daily.