Princess Cruises has announced another upcoming member of its expanding fleet, the Enchanted Princess, set for launch in 2020.
Enchanted Princess is expected to make its maiden sail in Europe on June 15, 2020. Bookings for the maiden season, Summer 2020, will open on November 8, 2018.
Construction of the 143,700-ton, 3,660-passenger Enchanted Princess will take place in the Fincantieri Monfalcone shipyard with the ship set to feature an evolution of the design platform used for the cruise line’s previous Royal-Class ships.
Jan Swartz, president of Princess Cruises, said Princess has the strongest pipeline of premium new ship builds in the world. The arrival of Enchanted Princess will be followed by the debut of the sixth Royal-Class vessel for Princess Cruises in 2022.
The cruise line also has two new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered ships on order, bringing its new ship order to five ships in six years.
Princess Cruises currently operates a fleet of 17 cruise ships, sailing voyages around the globe. Enchanted Princess is a sister ship to four other Royal-Class ships in the cruise line’s fleet – Royal Princess, Regal Princess, Majestic Princess and Sky Princess (joining the fleet in October 2019).