In November 2016 Princess Cruises will move Emerald Princess to Australia, thus bringing the local fleet up to five ships. With a lower berth passenger capacity of a little over 3,000, Emerald Princess with be the largest Princess ship to be based in the region and, dating from 2007, the newest.

She joins the 2,000-passenger sisters Dawn Princess, Sea Princess and Sun Princess, and the seasonal 2,700-passenger Diamond Princess. This expansion in Australia within the Carnival family comes after the P&O Australia fleet increases to five ships with the addition of two former Holland America Line vesselsinNovember 2015.

Subscribe now

Subscribe to Ships Monthly magazine and SAVE 50%!