In conjunction with the order, the delivery dates for the new builds for Germany-based AIDA Cruises and Italy-based Costa Cruises for 2020 will shift to 2021 to allow the company to more effectively allocate measured capacity growth across its 10 global cruise brands in more markets throughout the world.
In total, the company now has agreements in place to build seven LNG-powered cruise ships across four of its 10 global cruise brands in coming years.
Passengers who go ahead with the sailing will receive a 25% future cruise credit based on the fare they paid for the cruise.
More cruises out of ports as far north as the New York area could be affected by Irma and another hurricane in the Atlantic, Jose, in the coming days.
World's largest leisure travel company signs new agreement with leading German and Finnish shipbuilders to deliver two new cruise ships for Carnival Cruise Line and one new cruise ship for P&O Cruises UK through 2022Carnival Corporation to optimize order book across more brands New ships will feature the company's exclusive "green cruising" design as part of the first generation of cruise ships to be powered at sea by Liquefied Natural Gas, the world's cleanest burning fossil fuel Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today signed a memorandum of agreement with leading German and Finnish shipbuilders Meyer Werft and Meyer Turku to deliver three additional next-generation cruise ships that will be fully powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), the cleanest burning fossil fuel in the world.