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Celebrity orders two EDGY ships

If you love Celebrity Solstice and Celebrity Millennium then you’re going to love Celebrity Cruises’ two new ships, which will build upon the luxury experience aboard both vessels.

If you love Celebrity Solstice and Celebrity Millennium then you’re going to love Celebrity Cruises’ two new ships, which will build upon the luxury experience aboard both vessels.

Announced today, Celebrity said it has signed a letter of intent with French shipbuilders for a new class of vessels.

Signed under the project name ‘EDGE’, the two ships will carry 2,900 guests, weigh around 117,000-gross-tonnage and be 984 feet long.

Richard D. Fain, chairman of Royal Caribbean Cruises’ – Celebrity Cruises’ parent company – said the ships will set a new standard for premium world travel with small itineraries and large ship amenities.

“The addition of two project EDGE vessels to our fleet delivers on our long-term strategic plan of moderate capacity growth, and continues the positive momentum the Celebrity brand has achieved in the premium segment of our industry.”

Richard D. Fain, Royal Caribbean Cruises chairman

Celebrity Solstice

The ship will be combine the luxury experience aboard Millennium class and Solstice class ships.

The new ships will also be environmentally friendly, with new technologies onboard designed for fuel efficiency and ongoing process to ensure the extensive use of sustainable materials.

The first vessel is expected for delivery in 2018 and the second early 2020.

They’ll be the first ships to join the Celebrity Cruises fleet since Celebrity Reflection launched in 2012.

Unnamed vessels will also help replace capacity following Celebrity Century’s departure from Celebrity Cruises next year.

Excited to see a Millennium and Solstice luxury crossover?