New cruise ships for 2012 – the year of the Viking Longship

New Cruise Ships on the Horizon

Check out what new cruise ships we have to look forward to in 2012.

See which new ships are launching in 2012 by the major cruise lines. Mark your calendars. 2012 promises to be another great year for the cruise industry.

Will 2012 be the year of the Longship?

2012 The Year of the Longship. Photo Viking River Cruises.
  • Viking River Cruises will launch four of their Longship-class-vessels in conjunction with Viking’s $250 million expansion program. Be on the lookout for a big splash late March 2012 when Viking Freya, Viking Idun, Viking Odin, Viking Njord  take to the rivers.  Be on the lookout for the last two longships,Viking Embla and Viking Aegir, to debut during the Summer 2012.
Anticipated Arrival Cruise Line Cruise ship name
Spring 2012
TBD AMA Waterways AmaCerto
March 22, 2012 Viking River Cruises Viking Freya
March 23, 2012 Viking River Cruises Viking Idun
March, 24 2012 Viking River Cruises Viking Odin
March 28, 2012 Viking River Cruises Viking Njord
March 31, 2012 Disney Cruises Disney Fantasy
April 2012 Oceania Cruises Riviera
May 2, 2012 Costa Cruises Costa Fascinosa
May 12, 2012 Aida AIDAmar
End of May MSC Cruises MSC Divina
Summer 2012
tbd Viking River Cruises Viking Embla
tbd Viking River Cruises Viking Aegir
June 2012 Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Breeze
Fall 2012
October 12, 2012 Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Reflection

Buzzing …

Since I predict that 2012 is going to be the Year of the Longship, make sure to catch all the river cruise action at Aaron Saunders and Ralph Grizzle are standing by with lots of great content, videos, and photos to help keep up wih the buzz.

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