Norwegian Jade will be the new name of the Pride of Hawaii when it
is reflagged and deployed to Europe, NCL Corp. said Monday.
The vessel will be
reflagged into the Bahamas registry during a wetdock in Honolulu in
February, where the ship will be fitted with a casino and new hull
It will arrive in
Europe at the end of March and will sail 12-, 13- and 14-day
eastern and western Mediterranean cruises, sailing from Barcelona,
Istanbul and Athens; it will then reposition to Southampton,
England, for a series of cruises to the Mediterranean, North Cape,
Western Europe and the British Isles.
The ship will offer a
series of sailings from Southampton designed specifically for the
U.K. market, NCL said, which will include a pair of two-day sampler
cruises and four 14-day western Mediterranean voyages.
The Jade will be
joined in Europe by the Norwegian Gem, which will sail western
Mediterranean cruises from Barcelona, and the Norwegian Jewel,
which will sail in the Baltic region from Dover, England. The Jewel
will replace the Norwegian Dream in the region.
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