Thursday, October 22, 2015
Maritime News

Norwegian Cruise Line Takes Delivery of New Flagship

  Norwegian Cruise Line on Thursday took delivery of its largest ship to date, the 164,600 gross ton Norwegian Escape. The delivery from German-shipbuilder Meyer Werft took place during a...

October 22, 2015
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Norwegian Escape Maiden Call at Hamburg

The Norwegian Escape makes it maiden call at Hamburg on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, arriving at the Blohm + Voss shipyard for final construction and inspection before the ship’s delivery...

October 14, 2015
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
News

ABB Wins Repeat Azipod Order from Norwegian Cruise Lines

Swiss-based power and automation technology company ABB says it has been awarded a contract worth $60 million to deliver Azipod propulsion and power systems to two Norwegian Cruise Line vessels...

March 17, 2015
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Monday, December 8, 2014
News

Watch: Meyer Werft Floats Giant Megablock for New Breakaway PLUS Cruise Ship

The first megablock section of Norwegian Cruise Lines' 163,000 ton Norwegian Escape has been floated out of the building dock at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg Germany.

December 8, 2014
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Sunday, September 21, 2014
News

Keel Laid for NCL’s First ‘Breakaway Plus’ Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line executives and officials from the MEYER WERFT shipyard in Papenburg, Germany took part in the Keel-Laying Ceremony of Norwegian Escape on Friday, marking the beginning of the block...

September 21, 2014
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Monday, July 14, 2014
Maritime News

NCL Orders More ‘Breakaway-Plus’ Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ: NCLH) has announced that it has reached an agreement with Germany's Meyer Werft shipyard to build two new Breakaway-Plus class cruise ships, the largest in the company's fleet.

July 14, 2014
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Officials: Norwegian Breakaway Involved in Whale Strike

A dead 45-foot female whale found in New York Harbor Monday morning was hit by a cruise ship that got stuck in the Hudson River over the weekend, authorities said on Tuesday.

May 7, 2014
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Sunday, May 4, 2014
Interesting

Norwegian Breakaway Towed to Port Following Propulsion Issue

A cruise ship returning to New York from the Caribbean with 4,500 passengers on board had to be towed into port on Sunday after getting stuck in the Hudson River, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

May 4, 2014
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Friday, March 21, 2014
News

Steel Cut For NCL’s First 4,200 Passenger ‘Breakaway Plus’ Ship

The first piece of steel has been cut at none other than the MEYER WERFT shipyard in Papenburg, Germany for the construction of Norwegian Escape, the first of two new...

March 21, 2014
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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Child Drowns Aboard Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Ship

A 4-year-old child died abroad a Norwegian Cruise Line ship off the coast of North Carolina on Monday after being found unresponsive on the pool deck, a coast guard official said.

February 4, 2014
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