Corp. said the fifth ship in a group covered by a memo of understanding with
Italy's Fincantieri shipyard will join the Princess Cruises fleet.
had previously disclosed that one ship in the group would go to Princess. Of
the others, two will go to Costa Asia and one to P&O Australia.
Princess ships, scheduled for delivery in 2019 and 2020, will be the fourth and
fifth in a class that started with the 3,560-passenger Royal Princess.
The Royal Princess was
followed by the Regal Princess (sailing in the Caribbean) and the Majestic Princess,
which will be devoted to China when it debuts next year.
itineraries for the two latest ships will be revealed “in the near future."