Norwegian Epic: The Newest And Most Innovative Cruising Ship

By on April 6, 2010
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Norwegian Cruise Line’s largest and most innovative Freestyle Cruising ship, Norwegian Epic, is expected for delivery in June 2010. The ship will arrive in New York, her first port of call in the United States, on July 1, 2010.

The 4,200 passengers Norwegian Epic is changing the face of cruise line entertainment. She will have multiple, specially-designed entertainment venues throughout the ship so that guests can choose from a wide variety of entertainment each evening of their cruise.

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The ship features a 685-seat Epic Theater and a 265-seat theater-in-the-round, where famed producer/director Neil Goldberg will present Cirque Dreams®.

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The Freestyle Cruising ship will also have 39 spa suites, 20 dining choices and 20 bars and lounges, an Aqua Park, a 33 foot high, 64 foot wide rock climbing wall, a sport deck and three separate kids’ and teen activity areas.

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Norwegian Epic also incorporates several new types of accommodations – the modern, curved New Wave staterooms where all outside staterooms have balconies; the largest Villas complex at sea, comprising 60 suites and villas on two private decks at the top of the ship; a new category of inside staterooms, The Studios with exclusive access to the Living Room; and family-friendly accommodations.

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Deck Plans are here.

Specification of the Norwegian Epic:

Gross Register Tonnage: 153,000
Overall Length: 1,080 ft / 329.5 m
Draft: 28.5 ft /  8.7 m
Engines: Diesel Electric
Cruise Speed: 22 knots
Guests: 4,200 (double occupancy)

The Norwegian Epic promo video:

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And now let’s join John Keen as he becomes the first passenger on the brand new Norwegian Epic:

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Photo: epic.ncl.com