Rendering of new P&O Cruise Ship

P&O Cruise Line Announces New Mega-Ship

Will P&O’s new mega-ship mark the beginning of a change for the cruise line?


Yesterday P&O Cruise Line announced that they were planning to build a 180,000 tonne LNG-powered cruise ship, scheduled for delivery in 2020. Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest leisure travel company, recently signed a memorandum of agreement with leading German and Finnish shipbuilders Meyer Werft and Meyer Turku to deliver a next-generation cruise ship for P&O Cruises, the largest cruise ship to be built specifically for the British market.

The new ship will exceed 180,000 gross tonnes and will accommodate approximately 5,200 guests (lower berths). Through an innovative use of space, the ship will offer an …

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