The vessel is one of NCLs biggest ships of the Breakaway Plus class. Two more Breakaway Plus ships are expected to be launched in 2018 and 2019.
Norwegian Escape was built by the Meyer Werft shipyard and is 164,600 tons. The vessel completed sea trials in the North Sea back in August/September 2015 before making its transatlantic trip to Miami on October 29, 2016.
The cruise passenger ship carries 4,200 and becomes the NCLs 14th ship in its fleet.
Norwegian Escape was christened by ship godfather Pitbull on November 9th 2016 and thereafter sailed seven-night Caribbean itineraries out of Port Miami.