Carnival GloryThe 2014-2015 Cruise Industry News Annual Report, now available here, is a 350+ page research report with analysis.

The report covers everything from new ships on order to supply-and-demand scenarios from 1987 through 2021 and much more. 

Independent research ranks this year’s top cruise lines in the Fleet Deployment chapter.

Here is a sneak peak:

Cruise Lines By Capacity – 2014

  1. Carnival Cruise Lines
  2. Royal Caribbean International
  3. Norwegian Cruise Line (up from fourth in 2013)
  4. Princess Cruises  (up from sixth in 2013)
  5. Costa Crociere
  6. MSC Cruises (down from third in 2013)
  7. Celebrity Cruises
  8. AIDA Cruises (up from ninth in 2013)
  9. Holland America Line
  10. Star Cruises

Data is independent, and based on double occupancy for the full year 2014. Full chapter includes regional breakdown, ship movements, percent changes, and historical data.