2015 Passenger Capacity
Total worldwide cruise capacity at the end of 2015 will be 486,385 passengers (a 7.3% increase over 2014) and 298 ships**. Annualized total passengers carried world wide will be 22.2 million in 2014, a 3.2% increase over 2013. Brand diversification of all operations is summarized below.
Norwegian Cruise Lines now includes Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, purchased in 2014 from Prestige Cruise Holdings. *TUI Cruises is a German-based joint venture between TUI AG and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. **During 2015 Celebrity Century will transfer to the TUI brand as the Mein Schiff 3. The Holland America Ryndam and Statendam will transfer to P&O Australia. The Seabourn Legend and Seabourn Spirit will both transfer to Windstar.
Sources: Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., Carnival Corporation and plc, and NCL Corporation Ltd.