Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway, arrived to her year-round homeport of New York City early this morning April 7, 2013. The 146,600 gross ton ship, which is the largest ever to call Manhattan its home, will be christened on Wednesday, May 8 during an exclusive ceremony featuring New York City icons The Rockettes®, Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, Master Baker Buddy Valastro, star of TLC’s “Cake Boss,” and New York City officials and many others.
Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship’s senior management team, including the ship’s Staff Captains, Chief Engineers, Hotel Director, Assistant Hotel Director, Food and Beverage Director, Cruise Director and key department heads were announced today by Norwegian Cruise Line. These senior officers and managers will work alongside the previously announced ship’s Captains, Evans Hoyt and Hakan Svedung, and Hotel Director Denis Prugda, to deliver the Norwegian’s most innovative ship to date.
Norwegian Breakaway, the newest and most innovative ship by Norwegian Cruise Line to date, successfully completed her technical and nautical sea trials took place off the coast of Norway and Denmark. Over the course of several days beginning on March 25, Norwegian Breakaway underwent a series of stringent tests to assess various nautical and technical elements, including the cruise ship’s speed, maneuverability, and more.
The Illusionarium, an all-new dining and entertainment experience aboard Norwegian Getaway, was announced at Cruise Shipping Miami today. A first of its kind at sea, The Illusionarium by Norwegian Cruise Line will envelope guests in the fascinating world of magic, inviting them to experience the astonishing illusions of world-class magicians and supernatural special effects. Norwegian Getaway cruise ship will bring the excitement and allure of the Magic City to sea when she arrives in Miami in February 2014.
Norwegian Cruise Line announced several new environmentally-friendly and technologically advanced innovations on its newest cruise ship, Norwegian Breakaway, currently under construction at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg, Germany. Norwegian Breakaway will incorporate a number of emission reducing, energy saving and enhanced safety systems which will be in use when the ship is delivered on April 25, 2013.