Celebrity Cruises assumed ownership of the completed Celebrity Edge from the Chantiers de L’Atlantique shipyard in a ceremony in St. Nazaire, France.

The 2,700-passenger Edge is scheduled to sail Nov. 6 from France to its home at the new T25 terminal at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale.

Following the Celebrity Edge check-signing and delivery ceremony, the second ship in the Edge series, Celebrity Apex, was started with the lifting of a 762-ton block into place over a commemorative coin. That ship is due is 2020.

Two more ships in the class are on order for delivery in 2021 and 2022.

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