Norwegian Cruise Line Officially Welcomes Norwegian Bliss

The latest cruise ship from Norwegian Cruise was officially delivered to the line today from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany. In attendance at the handover ceremony, were executives from Norwegian Cruise Line, including Andy Stuart, president and chief executive officer, Harry Sommer, executive vice president of international business development, Robin Lindsay, executive vice president of vessel operations for the 16-ship fleet, representatives from Meyer Werft including Bernard and Tim Meyer, managing partners of the German-based shipyard, and the ship’s captain and hotel director. The Norwegian Bliss will sail…

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Norwegian Bliss Floated out of Dry Dock

Norwegian Bliss Float Out

Norwegian Bliss, the next cruise ship from Norwegian Cruise Line emerged from her dry dock within the assembly building at the Meyer Werft ship yard in Papenburg, Germany. The ship will remain in the shipyard during the fitting out process, the final stage in the ship’s construction. The construction of the Norwegian Bliss began in October 2016 with the traditional steel cutting ceremony launching the 12th Norwegian Cruise Line ship to be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard.  It is the third ship in the Breakaway Plus class, measuring 1,082…

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NCL Starts Construction for Norwegian Encore Cruise Ship

Norwegian Encore

With a brand new ship, Norwegian Bliss set to debut in just three months, Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that their next cruise ship, Norwegian Encore has begun construction. At the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, executives from both companies gathered to watch them cut the first plate of steel, marking the ceremonial start of construction of Norwegian Encore, which is due for delivery on October 31, 2019. Stephan Schmees, Executive Board Member Project Management Ships, MEYER WERFT said: Andy Stuart, president and chief executive officer for Norwegian Cruise…

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Elvis Duran Godfather of Norwegian Bliss

Elvis Duran Godfather of Norwegian Bliss

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that Elvis Duran, radio personality and on-air host of “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show” will serve as Godfather of its newest ship, Norwegian Bliss. The official honors will take place at the ship christening ceremony on May 30, 2018 at Pier 66 in Seattle. Custom built for the ultimate cruising experience, Norwegian Bliss will boast an array of exhilarating activities, delectable dining options and show stopping performances. Norwegian Bliss, currently under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. After the naming ceremony…

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