American Cruise Lines announced today their newest ship, now under construction at Chesapeake Shipbuilding of Salisbury, MD, has been named American Constellation.

Currently nine weeks ahead of schedule, American Constellation will be delivered in April 2017.

“We’re proud to continue our legacy of American built ships, and are positive that American Constellation will raise the bar for all small ship cruising in the United States,” said Tim Beebe, Vice President of American Cruise Lines.