Celebrity Edge | Construction Update

She is currently one of the most anticipated new cruise ships for the next century and aims to change the way we will travel the oceans from 2018 on. Celebrity Cruises´ groundbreaking Celebrity EDGE will enter service later next year, so reason enough to check at the STX France shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France, how far the works have evolved on what has been one of the best kept secrets of the cruise industry.

September 2017

After the steel cutting, EDGE´s blue hull is already overtopping the dry dock and the first blocks of the upper decks have been installed.

Celebrity Edge - Christophe Dedieu
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October 2017

Piece by piece, EDGE is put together. Here a view of one of  the massive pod propellers.

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November 2017

One of EDGE´s most characteristic distinguishing is the x-shaped funnel which is ready to be installed. The ship´s multi-functional venue EDEN thrones at the stern of the shi behind crystal shaped windows. Another looker: The extravagant and imposing bow.

Celebrity Edge - Funnel
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Celebrity Edge Funnel 2 - Hive Mind
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Celebrity Edge - Christian Plagué
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Celebrity Edge - Stern by Lloyd555
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Celebrity Edge Bow 3
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Celebrity Edge Bow 2
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Celebrity Edge - Christian Plagué 2
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December 2017

EDGE´s Magic Carpet, a multi-purpose elevated platform, nears completion and the luxurious maisonette suites take shape on the top forward deck together with the yet-to-be-revealed spa and the exclusive suite only sun deck called “The Retreat”.

Celebrity Edge - Christian Plagué 4
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January 2018

The dry dock has been officially floated and Celebrity Edge can now fully be seen! She truly has a WOW-Effect, don´t you think? Really like the extraordinary and unusual appearance.

Edge - Christian Plagué 2
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Edge - Christian Plagué
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Edge - Christophe Dedieu
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