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No doubt about it: The cruise industry is in the middle of an epic building spree. And the luxury market is one of the fastest-growing areas. If you're like us, you can't wait to see what these new luxe options will look like. Check out our chart below to see which new luxury ships are hitting the waves next.

Upcoming Luxury Cruise Ship Launches

2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023 and beyond


New Luxury Cruise Ships Launching in 2019

New Ship Tonnage/
Berths
Launch Date New Ship Details

Viking Ocean Cruises' Viking Jupiter

48,000/
930
February 2019 Viking Jupiter will be the sixth ship in the Viking Ocean Cruises fleet. The ship will include several of the company's popular riverboat features, such as the Aquavit Terrace, an alfresco dining venue, and plenty of outdoor space on the sundeck and beyond. The vessel also will feature a promenade that fully encircles the ship. Cruises on Viking's ocean ships are inclusive of wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch and dinner, shore excursions and unlimited use of the thermal suite.

Flying Clipper

8,770/
300
2019 The new-build from Star Clippers will be the largest of its kind afloat. The five-masted, square-rigged vessel will feature three pools, including one that funnels sunlight through the ship's atrium into the dining room below and a glass-sided dive-training pool, a watersports platform, an atrium restaurant with open-seating dining and a variety of cabin upgrades, including 34 suites with balconies and four Owner's Suites.

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New Luxury Cruise Ships Launching in 2020

New Ship Tonnage/
Berths
Launch Date New Ship Details

Seven Seas Splendor

54,000/
738
Spring 2020 Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced a sister ship to Seven Seas Explorer, with many of the same upscale amenities, such as spacious accommodations (including the ultra-luxurious Regent Suite) and gourmet restaurants.

Silver Moon

40,700/
596
2020 Silversea Cruises has ordered a twin sister to Silver Muse to be built by Fincantieri. Silver Moon's color scheme and basic ship layout will be identical to Muse, but the popular Atlantide restaurant will be expanded.

New Luxury Cruise Ships Launching in 2021

New Ship Tonnage/
Berths
Launch Date New Ship Details

Viking Ocean Cruises (Unnamed)

47,800/
930
March 2021 Viking's yet-unnamed vessel will be the seventh ship in the Viking Ocean Cruises brand. The ship will include several of the company's popular riverboat features, such as the Aquavit Terrace, an alfresco dining venue, and plenty of outdoor space on the sundeck and beyond. The vessel also will feature a promenade that fully encircles the ship. Cruises on Viking's ocean ships are inclusive of wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch and dinner, shore excursions and unlimited use of the thermal suite.

Silver Dawn

40,700/
596
Fall 2021 Silversea Cruises has ordered a third Muse-class ship to be built by Fincantieri. The ship will have the same layout as Silver Muse and Silver Moon.

New Luxury Cruise Ships Launching in 2022

New Ship Tonnage/
Berths
Launch Date New Ship Details

Viking Ocean Cruises (Unnamed)

47,800/
930
March 2022 Viking's as yet-unnamed vessel will be the eighth ship from its Viking Ocean Cruises brand. The ship will include several of the company's popular riverboat features, such as the Aquavit Terrace, an alfresco dining venue, and plenty of outdoor space on the sundeck and beyond. The vessel also will feature a promenade that fully encircles the ship. Cruises on Viking's ocean ships are inclusive of wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch and dinner, shore excursions and unlimited use of the thermal suite.

Crystal Cruises (Unnamed)

100,000/
1,000
Early 2022 The first of Crystal Cruises' 800-passenger Diamond Class ships will debut in 2022 -- the line's first new builds in more than a decade. The all-suite, all-balcony vessel will have the highest passenger-to-space ratio of any ship afloat.

Silversea Cruise's
Evolution-Class ship

TBD 2022 The first of two Evolution-Class luxury cruise ships will debut in 2022. No further details have been announced.