Capacity

2024 Worldwide Cruise Line Passenger Capacity

Total worldwide ocean cruise capacity at the end of 2024 will be 673,000 passengers and 360 ships. Refer to Growth of the Ocean Cruise Line Industry for more information). Brand diversification of global feet operations is summarized below.

Norwegian Cruise Lines includes Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, acquired in 2014 from Prestige Cruise Holdings. Silversea was acquired by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in 2018. TUI Cruises is a German-based joint venture between TUI AG and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Sources: Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., Carnival Corporation and plc, NCL Corporation Ltd., Thomson/First Call, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), DVB Bank and proprietary Cruise Market Watch Cruise Pulse data.