Norwegian Cruise Line, Wet Chips |
Type: Cruise Ship
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|Construction started on 28 October 2016 and the ship was delivered to NCL on 21 April 2018. The Norwegian Bliss is part of the Breakaway Plus class of cruise ships, and is the sister ship to Norwegian Escape and Norwegian Joy. The Norwegian Joy had been provisionally designated as the Norwegian Bliss, before being renamed and redesigned for the Chinese market. A first section was launched on 10 June 2017.
On 13 November 2017 one man was killed in an accident during the construction phase. Norwegian Bliss float out was on February 17, 2018. The ship was towed from the building dock and berth at the out-fitting pier to get her funnel. As planned, the ship was floated out the yard's building hall on February 17, 2018.
The ship was delivered to NCL on April 21, 2018 where the CEO of NCL, Andy Stuart signed the ship documents where Norwegian Cruise Lines Holdings Limited took possession of the ship and started its inaugural later on in the day.
Event: Grand Opening
Last Update: 2019-05-13
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Contributed by: Russell Wong