153,000-gross ton, 4,200-passenger Norwegian Epic, the company's
largest and most innovative Freestyle Cruising ship to date. Currently
under construction at STX Europe in St. Nazaire, France, the
contemporary, balcony-rich, 19-deck ship will be 1,068 feet long, 133
feet wide, with a draft of 28.5 feet when completed in May 2010.
NCL will open Norwegian Epic's sailings for group block bookings
exclusively for travel partners later this month. Cruises are scheduled
to go on sale to the public this spring.
NCL plans to unveil additional details about Norwegian Epic, including the line's signature hull artwork, in the coming months.