CCL’s newest ship Carnival Celebration delivered by Meyer Turku Finland

   November 3, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

CCL-Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of Carnival Celebration, the fleet’s new Excel-class vessel and sistership to Mardi Gras, at an official ceremony at Meyer Turku in Turku (Finland).

Christine Duffy (CCL's President) and Ben Clement (CCL's Senior VP of Newbuilds) joined the CEO of Meyer Turku Tim Meyer to welcome Celebration into the fleet.

Celebration (CCL's 2nd Excel-class unit - following Mardi Gras) is stunning from her 3-deck-high atrium to the dozens of dining and beverage venues spread out across 6 themed zones including the Miami-inspired 820 Biscayne and homage to all-things travel in The Gateway, along with the award-winning BOLT roller coaster.

The liner will arrive at her homeport of PortMiami Florida on November 20 following a 14-day Transatlantic "Journeys Cruise" ( out of Southampton (England UK).

An official naming ceremony will be held that evening and promises a tribute to the company’s past and a look ahead to its future. Carnival Celebration is able to accommodate 5200+ guests, expanding the line’s overall capacity and adding a new option for vacationers sailing from PortMiami as she operates Eastern & Western Caribbean itineraries year-round. The week-long roundtrips will visit Grand Turk Island (Turks and Caicos), San Juan (Puerto Rico), and Cozumel (Quintana Roo Mexico, Riviera Maya)

Carnival Celebration cruise ship

Debuting from the redesigned Terminal F at PortMiami Florida, Carnival Celebration will join sistership Mardi Gras as the second CCL liner fitted with LNG-powered propulsion.