Norwegian Bliss' keel laying ceremony held at MEYER WERFT in Germany
Norwegian Cruise Line and MEYER WERFT celebrated the keel laying of Norwegian Bliss at the yard’s state of the art facility in Papenburg, Germany, the company said in its press release. During the ceremony, the first of 90 blocks that will comprise the 167,800 gross ton vessel was lifted into the covered building hall, officially marking the start of the ship’s assembly. Norwegian Bliss is due for delivery in April 2018 and will be the first cruise ship custom built with features and amenities for the ultimate Alaska cruise experience.
The third ship in the line’s Breakaway-Plus class, Norwegian Bliss will accommodate 4,000 guests and will be the 12th ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet to be built by MEYER WERFT.