14 Exciting New Cruise Ships Launching in 2024
, 2023-03-08 11:07:04,
While 2024 isn’t quite as busy as 2023 is set to be for new cruise ships, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to get excited about.
I mean you can tell from the title – we still have 13 ships due to launch next year, so that’s an average of more than one a month. Not bad really.
In this guide, I’ll take you through all 13 ships that we should hopefully be able to cruise on in 2024, if everything goes to plan. Although it’s worth noting that ships do sometimes fall behind in schedule – some of those due towards the end of the year may slip into 2025.
1. Icon of the Seas
- Cruise line: Royal Caribbean
- Estimated cost: $1.1 billion
- Expected delivery: January 2024
A new Royal Caribbean ship is always an event, but a new Royal Caribbean class of ship – that’s exciting!
Icon of the Seas will become the biggest ship in the world when she sets sail on January 27, 2024, from her homeport of Miami.
At 250,800 gross tonnes and with a guest capacity of around 7,600, Icon of the Seas will be much larger than the Oasis-class ships, and will absolutely dwarf the ships in Royal Caribbean’s Quantum Class.
We also know that she’ll be the first Royal Caribbean ship designed to be powered by LNG fuel, which is much more environmentally friendly than traditional fuels with fewer harmful emissions.
2. Sun Princess
- Cruise line: Princess Cruises
- Estimated cost: $1 billion
- Expected delivery: February 2024
Sun Princess is the second ship launching in 2024. What’s…
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