There are many brand new cruise ships joining the oceans over the next few months or years. Plenty of luxury cruise lines have launched new classes or even sister-ships to join the fleet! See what’s upcoming for them below.

New luxury cruise ships in 2019

Darwin Deck - Celebrity Flora

Celebrity Flora

Maiden voyage: May 2019

The first of her kind, Celebrity Flora will be purpose-built for the Galapagos Islands. The ship will offer immersive exploration of the South American region with influences in her decor and facilities, right down to toiletry products and menu items which are sustainably sourced.

New luxury cruise ships in 2020

Seven Seas Splendor

Maiden voyage: February 2020

Sister-ship to the most expensive cruise ship in the world, Seven Seas Explorer, this is Regent Seven Seas Cruises newest addition to the fleet. Seven Seas Splendor will be launched with the first female captain ever to sail a brand new vessel, as well as alongside seven exciting firsts for the brand. These include a new Mediterranean bistro, 20 new on-board cooking classes and the new collection of Gourmet Explorer tours.

Scenic Eclipse ship - Scenic Ocean

Scenic Eclipse II

Maiden voyage: April 2020

After the long-awaited launch of Scenic Eclipse, the world’s first discovery yacht, her sister-ship – Scenic Eclipse II – is well on her way. Offering helicopters, submarines, a yoga studio and a chance to visit naturally stunning locations across the globe, it seems this ship is also going to be worth the wait from Scenic Ocean!

Celebrity Apex

Maiden voyage: April 2020

Sister-ship to the coveted Celebrity Edge, Celebrity Apex will be welcomed with open arms as she launches in the UK in April. With more than 90% of the staterooms boasting ocean views and brand-new accommodation options, alongside 29 distinctive dining spaces, revolutionary entertainment and the world’s first movig cantilevered platform at sea, it’s definitely a ship that’s got to be experienced.

Silver Origin - Silversea

Silver Origin

Maiden voyage: July 2020

Another purpose-built ship for the Galapagos Islands, Silver Origin will be the most luxurious ship to grace the region’s waters. As Silversea’s first destination-specific expedition ship, it will offer immersive experiences of the Galapagos alongside expert lectures, luxury amenities and the highest Zodiac-boat-to-guest ratio in the area.

Crystal Endeavor

Maiden voyage: August 2020

Setting sail for icy waters, Crystal Endeavor is the cruise line’s first expedition yacht. She will be the world’s largest and most luxurious expedition yacht when she launches in 2020. With 100 suites, thoughtfully-designed staterooms and Michelin-inspired cuisine, the ship will provide an unforgettable experience for all involved.

Crystal Endeavor - Crystal Cruises

Silver Moon

Maiden voyage: August 2020

Sister-ship to Silver Muse and the tenth addition to the Silversea fleet, Silver Moon will boast key features, elegant design and innovative facilities when she sets sail in August. The ship is also built to minimise air and water pollution meaning that it’s been awarded with the Green Star 3 Design – the latest and most comprehensive edition of the RINA’s Green STAR additional class notations.

New luxury cruise ships in 2021

Seabourn Venture

Maiden voyage: June 2021

The first ultra-luxury, purpose-built expedition ship for Seabourn, Seabourn Venture is expanding the cruise line’s offering for adventure. She will be designed for diverse environments, with PC6 Polar Class standards, and boast 132 luxurious oceanfront veranda suites to enjoy the passing views of the stunning destinations she visits.

Silver Dawn

Maiden voyage: Late 2021

As Silversea’s eleventh cruise ship to join the fleet, Silver Dawn is set to strengthen to musification of the fleet, offering many of the same standards and amenities as her sister-ship, Silver Muse. With spacious all-suite accommodations, enhanced on-board experiences and a range of spectacular destinations on offer, Silver Dawn will be a great addition to the luxury cruise fleet.

Celebrity Apex - Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises’ 3rd Edge Class Ship (Unamed)

Maiden voyage: Late 2021

Though unamed, we know many of the on-board facilities to expect with this ship as she is a sister-ship to the renowned Celebrity Edge and Celebrity Apex. The ship will feature a number of the stand-out spaces such as the Magic Carpet; Eden; luxury accommodations and the Rooftop Garden.

New luxury cruise ships in 2022

Celebrity Cruises’ 4th  Edge Class Ship (Unamed)

Maiden voyage: 2022

Though unamed, we know many of the on-board facilities to expect with this ship as she is a sister-ship to the renowned Celebrity Edge and Celebrity Apex. The ship will feature a number of the stand-out spaces such as the Magic Carpet; Eden; luxury accommodations and the Rooftop Garden.

Magic Carpet - Celebrity Edge

Crystal Cruises’ 1st Diamond Class Ship (Unamed)

Maiden voyage: 2022

Expanding the ocean fleet, Crystal Cruises’ Diamond Class will accommodation 800 guests and feature luxury designs and amenities. The first ship will set sail in 2022 and is currently under construction at the MV WERFTEN shipyard in Stralsund, Germany.

Crystal Cruises’ 2nd Diamond Class Ship (Unamed)

Maiden voyage: 2022

Shortly after the first ship of the class, the second one follows. This ship will be a sister-ship, offering the same level of luxury and service as can be expected with Crystal Cruises.

Group excursion on Crystal Cruises

Seabourn Venture sister-ship (Unamed)

Maiden voyage: May 2022

Following the sister-ship launch in 2021, this Seabourn ship will offer the same expedition facilities and design as Seabourn Venture when she sets sail in 2022.

Silversea 1st Evolution Class Ship (Unamed)

Maiden voyage: 2022

The first ship in Silversea’s Evolution Class, this ship will be an ‘evolution’ of the Muse-class ships. The ships will be innovative and offer the same understated luxury as seen on-board Silver Muse, Silver Dawn, Silver Spirit and Silver Moon.

New luxury cruise ships in 2023 and beyond

Silversea 2nd Evolution Class Ship (Unamed)

Maiden voyage: 2023

The second ship in Silversea’s Evolution Class, this vessel will offer the same innovative and luxurious amenities as seen before. Though she’s yet to be named, one thing for certain is that she will offer the very definition of ultra-luxury cruising!

Regent Explorer

Regent Seven Seas Sister-Ship to SS Explorer

Maiden voyage: Late 2023

Sister-ship to the world’s most luxurious cruise ship – Seven Seas Explorer – this Regent Seven Seas cruise ship will be the third Explorer Class ship. She will accommodate up to 750 guests and include spacious venues to relax and enjoy time on-board.

Would you love to set sail on one of these brand new ships? Or have you already booked a cruise on-board? Let us know in the comments below!

Emma Smith
Emma has more than six years' experience as a writer and has been in the travel industry for over a year. She loves learning of new places and cruise ships coming to market, as well as discovering fun and exciting activities to do while you sail. She has cruised with Royal Caribbean and is looking to get something in diary for 2020! Her favourite things to see on a ship include excellent entertainment, a delicious cocktail menu and extraordinary dining venues.

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