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New River Cruise Ships on Order

Amalia Rodrigues (Photo: CroisiEurope)
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River cruising continues its building spree, with more ships ordered for 2020 and beyond. Here's our constantly updating list of the newest river cruise ships on order.

Updated January 8, 2020

New River Cruise Ships in 2020

Amadeus

Ship: AMADEUS Imperial
Deployment: Spring 2020; Danube, Rhine & Main
Passengers: 168



AmaWaterways

Ship: AmaSiena
Deployment: July 2020; Main, Rhine & Mosel
Passengers: 156



American Cruise Lines

Ship: American Jazz
Deployment: August 2020; Mississippi
Passengers: 195


Ship: American Melody
Deployment: late 2020; TBD
Passengers: 195



American Countess (Image: American Queen Steamboat Company)

American Queen Steamboat Company

Ship: American Countess
Deployment: April 2020; Mississippi
Passengers: 245



Aqua Expeditions

Ship: Aqua Nera
Deployment: 2020, Amazon
Passengers: 40



Avalon Waterways

Ship: Avalon View
Deployment: 2020; Rhine
Passengers: 164



CrosiEurope

Ship: Zimbabwean Dream
Deployment: 2020; Lake Kariba (Africa)
Passengers: 16



Tauck

Ship: ms Andorinha
Deployment: 2020; Douro
Passengers: 84



Travelmarvel

Ship: Travelmarvel Polaris
Deployment: 2020; Danube, Rhine & Main
Passengers: 182



Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Ship: S.S. La Venezia (formerly River Countess)
Deployment: March 27, 2020; Po River (Italy)
Passengers: 134


Ship: S.S. São Gabriel
Deployment: March 26, 2020; Douro (Portugal)
Passengers: TBA


Ship: S.S. Sphinx
Deployment: January 4, 2020; Nile (Egypt)
Passengers: 84


Ship: Mekong Jewel
Deployment: January 3, 2020; Mekong
Passengers: 68



Viking River Cruises

Ship: Viking Osiris
Deployment: 2020; Nile (Egypt)
Passengers: 82

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