Norwegian Epic (photo: Antonio Simas)Norwegian Cruise Line today announced that Norwegian Epic will homeport year-round in Barcelona, Spain starting April 30, 2015.

Norwegian Epic will be the largest Norwegian Cruise Line ship to ever home port in Europe year-round.

“We are excited to announce that our largest ship, Norwegian Epic, will homeport in Europe year-round in 2015,” said Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian Cruise Line’s chief executive officer. “Norwegian Epic’s innovative accommodations, world-class entertainment and plethora of dining options are the perfect complement to the European cruise market, one of the most sought-after cruise destinations in the world.”

Norwegian Epic’s 2015 European Itineraries are scheduled to be announced mid-March.