Norwegian Cruise Line Contracts for Two New Ships

NCL Corporation Ltd. Announced Wednesday that it had confirmed contracts with Aker Yards S.A. of France to build two new Freestyle Cruising ships, with an option for a third. The vessels should be completed by 2009 and 2010, respectively, and total 12,600 berths. The optional third ship would be delivered by Q1 2011. As previously announced, the contract price comprising the two ships and optional third is approximately $2.8 billion.

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