Norwegian Restart Update: Three Ships Returning in March

Norwegian Jewel

With a total of ten cruise ships now back in service, Norwegian Cruise Line plans to add three more vessels into revenue service through the end of March.

Here’s the latest on the company’s restart plans.

Ten Vessels Currently in Service from North America

After first welcoming its passengers back last July, Norwegian has quickly added more ships into service over the past seven months.

While some ships had to be briefly taken out of service again due to COVID-related circumstances earlier this year, ten vessels are currently sailing for the brand in North America.

Norwegian Gem
Capacity at 100%: 2,400
Date: In service since August 15, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: New York (United States)
Length: 10 nights
Itinerary: Eastern Caribbean

Norwegian Epic
Capacity at 100%: 4,200
Date: In service since September 5, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: San Juan (Puerto Rico)
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Southern and Eastern Caribbean

Norwegian Getaway
Capacity at 100%: 4,000
Date: On service since September 13, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: New York City (United States)
Length: 7 and 8 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas and U.S. – Nassau, Great Stirrup Cay, Port Canaveral and Norfolk

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 – Cozumel, Costa Maya, Harvest Caye and Roatán

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: Mexican Riviera – Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta

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: Bahamas, Eastern and Western Caribbean

Norwegian Joy
Capacity at 100%: 4,200
Date: In service since November 20, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami (United States)
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean visiting Roatán, Harvest Caye, Cozumel and more   

Norwegian Encore
Capacity at 100%: 4,200
Date: In service since November 21, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami (United States)
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean and Bahamas visiting Great Stirrup Cay, Amber Cove, St. Thomas and more

Norwegian Dawn
Capacity at 100%: 2,200
Date: In service since December 8, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Tampa (United States)
Length: 7 to 14 nights
Itinerary: Eastern, Southern and Western Caribbean

Norwegian Pearl
Capacity at 100%: 2,400
Date: In service since December 23, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami (United States)
Length: 3 to 11 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Panama Canal, Southern and Eastern Caribbean

Three Additional Ships in March

With the summer season approaching, Norwegian plans to add three more ships into active service in March.

More vessels are set to follow in April, upping the company’s offering in several ports and destinations.

Here are the currently planned service resumption dates for the entire fleet:

Norwegian Sky
Capacity at 100%: 2,000
Date: March 2, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami (United States)
Length: 5 nights
First itinerary: Key West, Cozumel and Great Stirrup Cay

Norwegian Jewel
Capacity at 100%: 2,400
Date: March 29, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Panama City (Panama) to San Diego (United States)
Length: 11 nights
First itinerary: Puntarenas, San Juan del Sur, Acajutla, Puerto Quetzal, Huatulco, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas

Norwegian Jade
Capacity at 100%: 2,400
Date: March 30, 2022
Region: Mediterranean
Homeport: Civitavecchia (Italy) to Piraeus (Greece)
Length: 9 nights
First itinerary: Palermo, La Valletta, Santorini, Rhodes, Kusadasi, Istanbul and Mykonos  

 Norwegian Star
Capacity at 100%: 2,200
Date: April 3, 2022
Region: Mediterranean
Homeport: Barcelona (Spain) to Trieste (Italy)
Length: 10 nights
First itinerary: Saint-Tropez, Livorno, Civitavecchia, Naples, Messina, Corfu, Kotor, Dubrovnik and Split 

Pride of America
Capacity at 100%: 2,000
Date: April 9, 2022
Region: Hawaii
Homeport: Honolulu (United States)
Length: 7 nights
First itinerary: Maui, Hilo, Kailua Kona and Kauai

Norwegian Sun
Capacity at 100%: 2,002
Date: May 5, 2022
Region: Alaska
Homeport: Seattle (United States)
Length: 5 nights
First itinerary: Ketchikan and Victoria

Norwegian Spirit
Capacity at 100%: 2,000
Date: May 7, 2022
Region: South Pacific and Hawaii
Homeport: Papeete (Tahiti) to Honolulu (Hawaii) 
Length: 12 nights
First itinerary: Moorea, Bora Bora, Raiatea, Hilo, Kauai and Maui

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

Norwegian Viva
Capacity at 100%: 3,215
Date: June 15, 2023
Region: Mediterranean
Homeport: Lisbon (Portugal) to Civitavecchia (Italy)
Length: 9 nights
First itinerary: Malaga, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Marseilles, Villefranche and Livorno

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