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 Norwegian Sea

Norwegian Sea has been retired and is no longer in service

Norwegian Cruise Line's first newbuild in 17 years, this ship entered service as the Seaward in 1988. She was also one of the last ships built by legendary Finnish W�rtsil� shipyard. The Norwegian Sea was completely refurbished in 2003.

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 Professional Reviews

Jim Terracciano, 2001-06-03Canada / New England


 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Susan 60 five Western Caribbean

    We had a wonderful cruise on the Norwegian Sea. The transfer buses from airport to ship and return were comfortable and on time. Very organized and friendly staff. We went more

  • George Chaffin 60 one Western Caribbean

    We had a great time on the Norwegian Sea. Yes she is an older ship and yes she does show signs of wear. That said, she is kept up in excellent shape. She is very clean, they are more

  • Josh 31 3 Western Caribbean

    We very much enjoyed the cruise. The transfer via bus from the airport went very smoothly. It was $20/person, much cheaper than a $75 cab ride. Getting on board was very quick (we more

  • Ted Henry n/a 4 Western Caribbean

    My wife and I just returned from the "Texarribean Cruise" offered by NCL out of Houston on the Norwegian Sea. The cruise was for 7 days and was a wonderful experience. We enjoyed more

  • Nancy Weldon 51 3 Western Caribbean

    I decided to plan a cruise for my mom ( who always wanted to go on one) so I choose the sea. Disembarkation: We departed form Houston which was OK, they really need more staff more

  • Shane Trussell 40 2 Western Caribbean

    My wife and I sailed out of the Port of Houston on Saturday January 1st, 2005. The ship we sailed on, the Norwegian Sea was a smaller ship which allowed it to depart from Port of more

  • Bob Bosse 41 2 Western Caribbean

    We sailed on the Norwegian Sea January 1st -8th, 2005. What a great way to welcome in the New Year. After reading a lot of reviews before and after booking this cruise, I wasn' more

  • Nadine 25 1 Western Caribbean

    The Norwegian Sea.... All is can say to potential Norwegian cruisers...BEWARE. The SEA is horrible. The ship is old, small and outdated. The food is terrible, the service is even worse more

  • Abi 26 8 Western Caribbean I have always cruised on Carnival, but my family wanted to take a cruise and NCL had an inexpensive rate on this itinerary. The NCL cruise was horrible. I more

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  • Marilyn Jackson 47 8 Western Caribbean

    My husband and I have taken seven cruises in the past 13 years, prior to this Cruise. Three cruises were on Carnival (Hawaii, Bahamas, Southern Caribbean), one on Holland more

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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1508
  • Builder:W�rtsil�
  • Full Capacity:1798
  • Inaugurated:1988
  • Space Ratio:28.0 / 23.5
  • Gross Tonnage:42,276gt
  • Crew:630
  • Length:709 ft. /216 m