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New Cruise Ships for 2018

16 new ships will be delivered in 2018, which is the biggest year for new ship deliveries since 2001.

This year will also mark a diverse one for ship deliveries, starting with Royal Caribbean's gigantic, high-tech 5,400-passenger Symphony of the Seas and extending to the world’s largest sailing ship, Star Clippers' 300-guest Flying Clipper.

New Cruise Ships for 2018

The 16 ships represent more than 34,000 berths and a value exceeding $8.7 billion.

More cruises ships will be added to the fleets of TUI Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, as well as Holland America Line.

Among the big ships, the AIDAnova (AIDA Cruises) may be the most unique, as it will be the first ship delivered with the ability run on LNG fuel.

There are also luxury ships, highlighted by the new Seabourn Ovation and Viking's Orion. A full listing is available via the cruise ship orderbook.

Four expedition ships will enter service, including a duo from Ponant as well as new ships from Hurtigruten and Mystic Cruises.

Go to All Cruise Jobs to view job vacancies on many of these vessels.