Disney contracts Meyer Werft for third LNG newbuild

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Alongside a whole host of movie news, Disney's D23 Expo announced some big changes for its theme parks, and in particular, Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort Florida.

The 135,000-grt vessel will be built at Meyer Werft in Germany and launched in 2022.

Two Disney ships already are scheduled to be delivered in 2021 and 2023.

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"All ship names, design plans and itineraries are still in development, with each of the ships expected to have their own unique experiences", the statement said.

The cruise line has ordered another new cruise ship to be built and once in service, it will be the seventh in the fleet.

Disney Cruise Line has surprised with an announcement of a seventh new cruise ship to be built.

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Michelle Fee, co-founder and CEO, Cruise Planners, Coral Springs, FL, said: "It's always good for the cruise industry when a new ship is announced". So far, we only have a loose concept for the attraction and know that it will be a new E-ticket experience, taking over the aged Universe of Energy ride.

With the launch of the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy in 2011 and 2012, the company introduced several firsts for the industry, including a water coaster at sea (AquaDuck) and virtual portholes in interior staterooms (Magical Portholes) that provide real-time views of the sea as well as sightings of animated Disney characters. Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek declared the news about the rides, and he trusts that some new brand-named attractions will enable Epcot to contend with more prominent parks like Disney's Hollywood Studios and the Animal Kingdom.

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