Keel laid for Celebrity Cruises newest ship, Celebrity Beyond

   November 19, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

On Thursday, November 19, at STX France/Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard (St Nazaire France) was held the official keel-laying ceremony for Celebrity Cruises' newest liner - Celebrity Beyond. Following the maritime tradition, "some precious pieces" were slid into one of the elements of the hull under construction. 

Beyond is a modernized version of the sisterships Edge (2018-built) and Apex (2020).

Celebrity Beyond cruise ship

In a video message, Richard Fain (Chairman of Royal Caribbean Group / Celebrity's parent company) said it was "encouraging to move forward with building Celebrity Beyond."

"This is the signal, as we prepare to resume operations, that we do so with confidence and optimism for the future."

Celebrity Beyond's delivery is scheduled for 2022-Q1.