New Cruise Ships to Debut in 2019

A record of 24 new cruise ships will debut in 2019. There is something for everyone in the long list of new arrivals and we take a closer look at the new ships sailing in 2019 from some of our favourite cruise lines below.

Celebrity Edge

2,908 guests

Celebrity Edge will turn everything you know about cruising upside down and it will do so in style with a maiden season in the Caribbean and Mediterranean cruises from Southampton.

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New ship Celebrity Edge

Saga Spirit of Discovery

1,000 Guests

The first-ever new-build ship from Saga Cruises will bring luxury, adult-only British cruising for 999 passengers. Spirit of Discovery will sail out of Dover on an inaugural season in the Baltic and Mediterranean.

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Saga Spirit of Discovery

MSC Bellisima

4,500 Guests

MSC Bellisima will be the largest ever ship christened in the UK when launched in Southampton in March 2019. Expect fun galore with everything from bowling alleys to Cirque du Soleil shows from the second ship in MSC Cruises’ Meraviglia-class.

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MSC Bellissima cruise ship

MSC Grandiosa

4,888 Guests

The second new MSC Cruises launch of the year will be the line’s largest ever ship. MSC Grandiosa will become the flagship and will debut a host of new dining and entertainment features.

MSC Grandiosa

Sky Princess

3,660 Guests

Sky Princess will be the fourth Regal-class ship and feature Princess Cruises favourites from Movies Under The Stars to anytime dining. New innovations including spectacular Sky Suites with the largest balconies in the fleet will also debut on Sky Princess.

Regal-class ship Sky Princess

Spectrum of the Seas

4,200 Guests

Set to explore Asia, Spectrum of the Seas is Royal Caribbean first Quantum Ultra class ship. The ship will debut with private enclave for suite guests, new stateroom categories and new speciality dining concepts.

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RCI Spectrum of the Seas

Norwegian Encore

4,200 Guests

Norwegian Encore will pack a punch and feature similar action-packed features to other Breakaway Pluss class ships including a longer-than-ever race track extending over the side of the ship.

NCL Norwegian Encore new ship

Viking Jupiter

930 Guests

Viking Jupiter is the sixth Viking Ocean ship and it promises long stays in port, overnights in the world’s best destinations and fewer sea days on its Mediterranean, Northern Europe and South America itineraries.

Celebrity Flora

100 Guests

Coming May 2019, Celebrity Flora will be the most state-of-the-art ship ever to sail the Galapagos Islands. Carrying just 100 guests, Celebrity Flora has been designed specifically with its destination in mind.

Celebrity Cruises Flora


196 Guests

AmaMagna is nearly twice the width of traditional European river ships and will offer more choices for leisure and dining on board, deliver the same world-class service and authentic experiences AmaWaterways guests rave about.

AmaWaterways AmaMagna

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