Celebrity Edge, Celebrity Apex, Celebrity Beyond M34 and N34

In February 2015, Chantiers de l’Atlantique signed a contract to design and build 4 cruise ships for Celebrity Cruises, a premium brand subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL). With their innovative design, those ships set new standards for modern iconic architecture. The first units were delivered in October 2018 and March 2020, the two other will be completed in 2021 and 2022.

Saint-Nazaire yard worldwide renowned for setting innovation as a standard, has designed a ship “leaving the future behind”. With her architecture and her numerous amenities, Celebrity Series

will set a milestone in modern luxury cruising. Among the main innovations, the « Magic Carpet » will be one of the most attractive. This concept is a rising platform installed on the outer hull of the ship which will be used as a tender boarding platform, a bar, an extension of the pool deck or a restaurant depending on the moments of the day or the level at which it is positioned. It will be able to host a hundred of people in a space the same area as a tennis court.

The cabin concept, the Edge Stateroom with Infinite Veranda, is another remarkable innovation designed by Chantiers de l’Atlantique. With the touch of a button, the entire living space becomes the veranda, letting you walk right out to the water’s edge. These staterooms feature the latest in design and technology, and they’re 23% larger than common staterooms.The vessel will also introduce other innovative onboard experiences such as “Eden”, “Grand Plaza”, “Rooftop Garden”,“Resort deck”, “Solarium”.

Celebrity Beyond is significantly longer, having two sections of abt 10 m inserted in strategic places thus enabling an ultimate improvement of the passenger spaces

Project being granted with a financial assistance in the frame of PIA (Investment for the Future) and supported by ADEME.

Main characteristics

Celebrity Edge / Celebrity Apex:

Length overall: 306 m

Max breadth: 39 m

Draudht: 8.2 m

Gross Registered Tonnage: 130,818 UMS

Maximum Speed: 22.7 kts

Passengers cabins: 1,467

Passengers: 3,405

Crew: 1,320

Celebrity Beyond / M34:

Length overall: 326 m

Max breadth: 39 m

Draudht: 8.2 m

Gross Registered Tonnage: 140,000 UMS

Maximum Speed: 22.6 kts

Passengers cabins: 1,635

Passengers: 3,937

Crew: 1,416

View the fact sheet >

The Construction of Celebrity Apex: Hyperlapse Tour