Norwegian Bliss readies for April sailing

MIAMI, 21 February 2018: Norwegian Bliss the third of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Breakaway Plus class, left the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany last week.

The ship will now undergo the final phase of construction, ahead of its transfers down the River Ems to the North Sea in mid-March.

The ship is due to set sail on its first cruise, 9 April.

It is the third ship in the Breakaway Plus class, measuring 1,082 feet in length by 136 feet wide, with gross tonnage of 167,800 and accommodation for up to 4,000 passengers.

Norwegian Bliss will be the first Norwegian Cruise Line ship to make her debut in Seattle, with cruises beginning May 2018.

It will offer weekly seven-day cruises to see America’s last frontier with ports-of-call including Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway, Alaska, as well as Victoria, British Columbia, along with scenic glacier cruising.