Cruise Lines Building New Ships Between 2020 and 2027

Although the majority of the cruise industry is currently on pause, there are still over 120 new ships on order, being built and scheduled for delivery between now and 2027.  Here are some of the cruise lines that have multiple ships on order. Aida CruisesAida Cosma will be coming out in Spring 2021 with an … Read more Cruise Lines Building New Ships Between 2020 and 2027

Dream Cruises

Dream Cruises debuted their World Dream cruise ship on November 19, 2017. Dream Cruises is Asia’s newest luxury cruise line that caters to an affluent Asian market, including families. They now operate two mega cruise ships that offer itineraries throughout Asia. Dream Cruises’ parent company is Genting Hong Kong, the same company that owns Star … Read more Dream Cruises


Pullmantur is a leader in the Spanish cruise market. They have four mid-sized cruise ships that offer authentic Latin experiences to Spanish-speaking guests. They cruise to the Mediterranean, Baltic, Caribbean and North Sea ports. Based in Madrid, Pullmantur began its operations in the 1990s as a tour company selling cruises. Pullmantur acquired their own ship … Read more Pullmantur

Douro Azul

DouroAzul is a river cruise line specializing in cruises on Portugal’s Douro River. Although they own a number of their own vessels, they also charter out some of their vessels to other cruise operators including Uniworld, AMA Waterways, and Viking River Cruises. Originally formed in 1993 as Ferreira & Rayford Turismo with the boat Vista … Read more Douro Azul

Nicko Cruises

Nicko Cruises will be expanding into ocean cruises in 2019. German-based Nicko Cruises operates nearly 20 river cruise vessels on the Danube, Seine, Nile, Rhine, Mekong, Elbe, Douro, and Yangtze. The vessels they charter (some from Premicon) are managed by concessionaires including FleetPro, G&P Gruppe, and KD Services. They will begin to offer cruises on … Read more Nicko Cruises

Poseidon Expeditions

Poseidon Expeditions is one of the leading providers of polar expeditions in the cruise industry. Founded in 1999, the company is a recognized leader in icebreaker cruises to the North Pole, the Arctic and Antarctica. They market their expedition cruises globally and hire an international crew through a third party concessionaire. Poseidon Expeditions currently operates … Read more Poseidon Expeditions

SunStone Ships

Miami-based SunStone Ships represents and commercially manages a fleet of expedition cruise ships and one ropaxferry. They also have plans to build 10 expedition Polar-class ships over a five year period. SunStone Ships was formed in 2012 for the purpose of taking over the commercial management of passenger ship activities previously handled by International Shipping … Read more SunStone Ships