List of Norwegian Cruise Ships Facts and Statistics

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What you need to know about Norwegian Cruise Ships. This is a list of all the facts and statistics about NCL’s Norwegian Cruise Ship line, from the new Norwegian Viva ship to the oldest Norwegian Cruise Ship, the Norwegian Spirit.

Norwegian Cruise Ships, All The Facts

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In this list we will look at the the ships from new to old with all of the facts such as Size, weight and thier total amount of passengers. This can be helpful information when booking a cruise as newer ships often have lots more amenities and smaller ships can be more intimate. Some of these ships are in the same class such as the Breakaway Plus class which have the Norwegian Encore, Bliss Joy and escape. This means that facilities onboard will be similar so you can choose a ship from that particular class that has the itinerary to suit.

Who are NCL?

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Norwegian Cruise lines is operated by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Who are a leading global cruise company which also operate Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. NCL holdings have a combined fleet of 28 ships with approximately 59,150 berths with itineraries to more than 490 destinations worldwide. The NCL Company will introduce nine additional ships through 2027.

Norwegian Viva

Ncl Norwegian Viva Ship a Norwegian Cruise Ships
Ncl Norwegian Viva Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched, Coming June 2023
  • Class, Prima class
  • Length, 965ft
  • Width, 135 ft
  • Gross Tons, 142,500
  • Has a capacity of passengers 3,215
  • crew members on Viva 1388
  • Decks, 20
  • Cruising Speed of knots, 22

Norwegian Prima

Ncl Norwegian Prima Ship
Ncl Norwegian Prima Ship, Photo Credit, NCL
  • Launched, Coming August 2022
  • Class, Prima Class
  • Length, 965ft
  • Width, 135 ft
  • Gross Tons, 142,500
  • Has a capacity of 3,215
  • And a crew of 1,388
  • Decks, 20
  • Cruising Speed of knots 22

Norwegian Encore

Norwegian Encore in port and Taino Bay Dominican Republic, Ncl is a great line for cruising for families of five,
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  • Launched 2019
  • Class, Breakaway plus
  • Length, 1,094 ft
  • Width, 134,5 ft
  • Gross Tons, 169,116
  • Has a capacity of 3,998
  • And a crew of 1,735
  • Decks, 20
  • Cruising Speed of knots 22.5

Norwegian Bliss

Ncl Norwegian Bliss Ship
Ncl Norwegian Bliss Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2018
  • Class, Breakaway plus
  • Length, 1094 ft
  • Width, 134.5
  • Gross Tons, 168,028
  • Has a capacity of 4,004
  • And a crew of 1,716
  • Decks, 20
  • Cruising Speed of knots 23

Norwegian Joy

The Joy is in Breakaway Plus and is currently sailing Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada & New England, Caribbean, Extraordinary Journeys, Mexico, and Panama Canal, her statistics are;

Ncl Norwegian Joy Ship
Ncl Norwegian Joy Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2017
  • Refurbished in 2019
  • Class, Breakaway plus
  • Length, 1,094 ft
  • Width, 134.5 ft
  • Gross Tons 167,725
  • Has a capacity of 3,804
  • And a crew of 1,821
  • Decks, 20
  • Cruising Speed of knots 23

Norwegian Escape

Ncl Norwegian Escape Ship
Ncl Norwegian Escape Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2015
  • Refurbished 2019
  • Class, Breakaway Plus
  • Length, 1,069 ft
  • Width, 134.5 ft
  •  Gross Tons 164,998
  • Has a capacity of 4,266
  • And a crew of 1,733
  • Decks, 20
  • Cruising Speed of knots 23

Norwegian Getaway

Ncl Norwegian Getaway Ship
Ncl Norwegian Getaway Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2014
  • Refurbished 2019
  • Class, Breakaway class
  • Length, 1,068 ft
  • Width, 170 ft
  • Gross Tons 145,655
  • Has a capacity of 3,963
  • And a crew of 1,646
  • Decks, 18
  • Cruising Speed of knots 21.5

Norwegian Breakaway

Ncl Norwegian Breakaway Ship
Ncl Norwegian Breakaway Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launch date 2013
  • Refurbished date 2018
  • Class, Breakaway class
  • Length, 1,068 ft
  • Width , 170 ft
  • Gross Tons 145,655
  • Has a capacity of 3,963
  • And a crew of 1,657
  • Decks, 18
  • Cruising Speed of knots 22

Norwegian Epic

Ncl Norwegian Epic Ship
Ncl Norwegian Epic Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2010
  • Refurbished 2020
  • Class, Epic Class
  • Length, 1,081 ft
  • Width, 170 ft
  • Gross Tons 155,873
  • Has a capacity of 4,100
  • And a crew of 1,724
  • Decks, 19
  • Cruising Speed of knots 22

Norwegian Gem

Ncl Norwegian Gem Ship
Ncl Norwegian Gem Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2007
  • Refurbished 2015
  • Class, Jewel class
  • Length, 965 ft
  • Width, 125 ft
  • Gross Tons 93,530
  • Has a capacity of 2,394
  • And a crew of 1,070
  • Decks, 15
  • Cruising Speed of knots 25

Norwegian Jade

Ncl Norwegian Jade Ship
Ncl Norwegian Jade Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2006
  • Refurbished 2017
  • Class, Jewel class
  • Length, 965 ft
  • Width, 125 ft
  • Gross Tons, 93,558
  • Has a capacity of 2,402
  • And a crew of 1,037
  • Decks, 15
  • Cruising Speed of knots 25

Norwegian Pearl

Ncl Norwegian Pearl Ship
Ncl Norwegian Pearl Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2006
  • Refurbished 2017
  • Class, Jewel class
  • Length, 965 ft
  • Width, 105 ft
  •  Gross Tons
  • Has a capacity of 2,394
  • And a crew of 1,087
  • Decks, 15
  • Cruising Speed of knots, 25

Pride of America

Ncl Norwegian Pride of America Ship
Ncl Norwegian Pride of America Ship, Credit, NCL

Norwegians’ Pride of America is in its own class and sails around Hawaii. Her ship statistics are;

  • Launched 2005
  • Refurbished 2016
  • Class of its own
  • Length, 920ft
  • Width 105 ft
  • Gross Tons, 80,439
  • Has a capacity of 2,186
  • And a crew of 927
  • Decks, 15
  • Cruising Speed of knots, 22

Norwegian Jewel

Ncl Norwegian Jewel Ship
Ncl Norwegian Jewel Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launch date 2005
  • Refurbished date 2018
  • Class, Jewel class
  • Length, 965 ft
  • Width, 106ft
  • Gross Tons, 93,502
  • Has a capacity of 2,376 passengers
  • And a crew of 1,069
  • Decks, 15
  • Cruising Speed of knots 25

Norwegian Dawn

Ncl Norwegian Dawn Ship
Ncl Norwegian Dawn Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2002
  • Refurbished 2016
  • Class, Dawn Class
  • Length, 965 ft
  • Width,
  •  Gross Tons, 92,250
  • Has a capacity of 2,340 passengers
  • And a crew of 1,032
  • Decks, 14
  • Cruising Speed of knots 25

Norwegian Sun

Ncl Norwegian Sun Ship
Ncl Norwegian Sun Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2001
  • Refurbished 2018
  • Class, Dawn class
  • Length, 965 ft
  • Width 125 ft
  • Gross Tons, 78,309
  • Has a capacity of 1,936
  • And a crew of 1,032
  • Decks, 12
  • Cruising Speed of knots 25

Norwegian Star

Ncl Norwegian Star Ship
Ncl Norwegian Star Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 2001
  • Refurbished 2018
  • Class, Dawn Class
  • Length, 965 ft
  • Width, 125 ft
  • Gross Tons 91,740
  • Has a capacity of 2,348
  • And a crew of 1,031
  • Decks, 14
  • Cruising Speed of knots 25

Norwegian Sky

Ncl Norwegian Sky Ship
Ncl Norwegian Sky Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 1999
  • Refurbished 2019
  • Class, Sun class
  • Length, 848 ft
  • Width , 121 ft
  •  Gross Tons, 77,104
  • Has a capacity of 2,004
  • And a crew of 899
  • Decks, 12
  • Cruising Speed of knots 24

Norwegian Spirit

Ncl Norwegian Spirit Ship
Ncl Norwegian Spirit Ship, Credit, NCL
  • Launched 1998
  • Refurbished 2020
  • Class of its own
  • Length, 880 ft
  • Width, 121 ft
  •  Gross Tons, 75,904
  • Has a capacity of 2,018
  • And a crew of 912
  • Decks, 13
  • Cruising Speed of knots 25

Also Check Out More Details About NCL Ships By Age

Sun Deck on Norwegian Encore
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For more details about the size, age and class you can see our post here the NCL Norwegian Cruise Ships by age, size and class with handy tables.

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Check out our full NCL Drinks Packages guide

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    Sarah also writes for Mini Travellers Family Travel Blog and Extraordinary Chaos Craft and Lifestyle Blog. Both are award-winning blogs with a travel and family focus. She is married and has two boys, aged 18 and 22, who all love cruising as a family. Nothing is better than waking up every day in a new port with new and exciting things to explore. She aims to share how cruising as a family with young adults is the perfect choice for family travel. Her boys are sporty and love the activities, sports and dining options cruising offers. Sarah has worked with brands such as Walt Disney World, Mark Warner, Ikos Resort, Center Parcs, Laura Ashley, Belling and Next.

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