Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Encore has completed her conveyance down the River Ems from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.
The ship started her journey from the shipyard on Monday evening and transited the river in reverse for a total of 12-hours to the North Sea.
The 169,000 GRT 4,000-passenger cruise ship will now undergo further outfitting in Eemshaven before her sea trials in the North Sea commence on October 4th.
Norwegian Encore, the 4th of the Breakaway-Plus Class ships in the fleet will spend her inaugural season sailing the Eastern Caribbean.
From Summer 2020 she will reposition to New York and sail alternate Canada/New England and Bermuda itineraries for the rest of the year.
From Spring 2021 Norwegian Encore will sail Alaskan itineraries from Seattle.
The ship is 333.5m in length, 41.5m beam (wide) and will have 20 decks with 2,038 cabins carrying 3,998 passengers as double occupancy.
Norwegian Encore will have her naming ceremony in Miami on 21 November 2019 where she will be officially named by Kelly Clarkson.