Norwegian Fleet Update: Latest Service Resumption Details and Dates

Norwegian Bliss in Los Angeles

Four months after first resuming guest service, Norwegian Cruise Line is expanding its restart to more ships and destinations.

While seven vessels are currently in service around the world, four additional vessels are returning to guest operations over the next few weeks.

Seven Ships in Service in the Caribbean, Europe and West Coast

Getting ready to the winter season, the active Norwegian ships are changing homeports and destinations.

Previously sailing from New York City to Bermuda, the Norwegian Breakaway, for instance, is now offering a series of Caribbean itineraries from New Orleans.

Six additional ships are currently sailing in three different destinations:

Norwegian Bliss
Capacity at 100%: 4,200
Date: In service since October 24, 2021
Region: West Coast
Homeport: Los Angeles (United States)
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán and Cabo San Lucas

Norwegian Breakaway
Capacity at 100%: 4,000
Date: In service since September 26, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: New Orleans (United States)
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean

Norwegian Epic
Capacity at 100%: 4,200
Date: In service since September 5, 2021
Region: Mediterranean and Caribbean
Homeport: Civitavecchia (Italy); San Juan (Puerto Rico) starting on Dec. 12
Length: 7 to 9 nights
Itinerary: Currently sailing in the Mediterranean; Caribbean starting on Dec. 12

Norwegian Escape
Capacity at 100%: 4,200
Date: In service since November 13, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Port Canaveral (United States)  
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Eastern and Western Caribbean

Norwegian Gem
Capacity at 100%: 2,400
Date: In service since August 15, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bermuda
Homeport: Miami (United States); New York (United States) starting on Nov. 21
Length: 5 to 11 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Eastern Caribbean and Bermuda

Norwegian Getaway
Capacity at 100%: 4,000
Date: In service since September 13, 2021
Region: Mediterranean
Homeport: Piraeus (Greece) and Civitavecchia (Italy)
Length: 10 and 11 nights
Itinerary: Western and Eastern Mediterranean visiting Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Italy and more

Norwegian Jade
Capacity at 100%: 2,400
Date: In service since July 25, 2021
Region: Mediterranean and Middle East
Homeport: Piraeus (Greece); Dubai starting on Dec. 3
Length: 18 nights
Itinerary: Wrapping up a season in the Mediterranean ahead of a winter program in Middle East and South Africa

Four Additional Ships Returning in 2021

With four additional ships resuming service this year, Norwegian is upping its game in the Caribbean.

While the Norwegian Joy and the Norwegian Encore are set to offer week-long cruises from Miami, the Norwegian Dawn is marking the company’s return to Tampa.

A fourth ship, the Norwegian Pearl, is offering additional itinerary choices from Miami, with longer cruises to Southern Caribbean and the Panama Canal.

The remainder of the fleet, meanwhile, is welcoming guests in 2022.

Here are the currently planned service resumption dates:

Norwegian Dawn
Capacity at 100%: 2,200
Date: December 8, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Tampa (United States)
Length: 11 nights
Itinerary: Key West, Great Stirrup Cay, St. Thomas, Aruba and Curaçao  

Norwegian Encore
Capacity at 100%: 4,200
Date: November 21, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami (United States)
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Nassau, St. Thomas, Tortola and Great Stirrup Cay

Norwegian Jewel
Capacity at 100%: 2,400
Date: March 20, 2022
Region: Caribbean and Panama Canal
Homeport: Panama City (Panama) 
Length: 9 nights
Itinerary: Puerto Limón, Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire and Cartagena

Norwegian Joy
Capacity at 100%: 4,200
Date: November 20, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami (United States)
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Roatán, Harvest Caye, Costa Maya and Cozumel    

Norwegian Pearl
Capacity at 100%: 2,400
Date: December 23, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami (United States)
Length: 11 nights
Itinerary: Cartagena, Panama Canal (cruising), Colón, Puerto Limón, Roatán, Harvest Caye and Costa Maya

Norwegian Prima
Capacity at 100%: 3,215
Date: August 17, 2022
Region: Northern Europe
Homeport: Amsterdam (Iceland) to Reykjavik (Iceland)
Length: 8 nights
Itinerary: Zeebrugge, Bergen, Geiranger, Akureyri and Isafjordur

Norwegian Sky
Capacity at 100%: 2,000
Date: February 14, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami (United States)
Length: 4 nights
Itinerary: Freeport, Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay

Norwegian Spirit
Capacity at 100%: 2,000
Date: March 27, 2022
Region: Australia
Homeport: Sydney (Australia) to Bali (Indonesia) 
Length: 13 nights
Itinerary: Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Cooktown, Darwin, Komodo Island and Celukan Bawang

Norwegian Star
Capacity at 100%: 2,200
Date: January 16, 2022
Region: South America
Homeport: Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Length: 14 nights
Itinerary: Puerto Madryn, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Port Stanley and Punta del Este  

Norwegian Sun
Capacity at 100%: 2,002
Date: March 9, 2022
Region: Asia
Homeport: Tokyo (Japan)
Length: 9 nights
Itinerary: Beppu, Busan, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, Kobe and Shimizu

Pride of America
Capacity at 100%: 2,000
Date: January 22, 2022
Region: Hawaii
Homeport: Honolulu (United States)
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Maui, Hilo, Kailua Kona and Kauai

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