Two New 180,000-ton Ships for Carnival Cruise Line Will Be Largest Ever Built for the Company and First In North America to be Powered by Liquefied Natural Gas
The two ships, with an approximate passenger capacity of 5,200 based on double occupancy, are being constructed by Finnish shipbuilder
Meyer Turku at the company's
"This new ship order signifies an extraordinarily exciting future for
Christine Duffy, president of
Specific design details and itinerary information for the new ships will be announced at a later time.
The Memorandum of Agreement announced today with
Meyer Turku is subject to several conditions, including satisfactory financing.