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October 18, 2012

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Norwegian Cruise Line orders a new ship from cruise with option for a second unit to Meyer Werft

The contract will have a price of approximately 700 million euros

The crocieristica company Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) and the Meyer Werft ship yard an agreement has undersigned that previews the construction from the German navalmeccanico plant of a new ship from cruise, with delivery in the October of 2015, more an option for a second ship with delivery in the spring of 2017. The contract will have a price of approximately 700 million euros. NCL has specified that it will have use of a financing of the credits to the organized export and undersigned from the financial institution German KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH

The new ship will have a tonnage of 163.000 tons, an ability to approximately 4.200 passengers, and will be largest of the ships of class “Breakaway” of the company currently under construction near the largest Meyer Werft let alone of the fleet of the crocieristica company.

“The Norwegian Breakaway and the Norwegian Getaway (ships under construction from Meyer Werft who NCL will respective take in delivery at the end of the April 2013 and to half January 2014, ndr) - it has emphasized the managing director of NCL, Kevin Sheehan - have provoked great attention in the market with their innovative design, with rich a mix of cabins and services world-class. Such overhong, with Meyer Werft experience and the efficiency of the process of planning and construction, it we are extending to a new and greater ship than class “Breakaway Plus” in order to mark the Norwegian brand ulteriorly”.

The Norwegian Breakaway and the Norwegian Getaway, of 146.600 ton of tonnage, will have an ability to 4.000 passengers. Before the ships of class “Breakaway” the German ship yard has constructed for NCL four ships of class “Jewel”: the Norwegian Gem delivered in 2007, the Norwegian Pearl and the Norwegian Jade delivered in the 2006 and Norwegian Jewel delivered in 2005. This last ship in order and the second ship in option knows tenth and the eleventh unit that Norwegian Cruise Line will construct with Meyer Werft. “Our companies - Bernard Meyer has commented, managing partner of Meyer Werft - have a long history together and appreciate the turned constant engagement from Norwegian Cruise Line regarding Meyer Werft”.

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