Carnival Corp has announced a memo of agreement signed with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the construction of four new cruise ships for delivery by 2020.
Two of the four new ships will be built for Costa Asia for deployment in China, with the two others going to P&O Cruises Australia and Princess Cruises, Carnival Corp. revealed. All four new ships will be built by Fincantieri at the company’s shipyards in Monfalcone and Marghera, Italy, with delivery expected in 2019 and 2020.
Final contracts are expected in 2016, Carnival said.
Including the new agreement, Carnival Corporation now has 17 new ships scheduled to be delivered between 2016 and 2020.