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Chantiers de l'Atlantique floats out Celebrity Ascent

Work on Celebrity Ascent will continue at an outfitting dock, leading up to the ship's scheduled delivery by Chantiers de l'Atlantique later this year
Celebrity Cruises' fourth Edge-class ship, Celebrity Ascent, was floated out at Chantiers de l'Atlantique on Sunday.

Scheduled to debut in December 2023, Celebrity Ascent is the twin of 2022's Celebrity Beyond.

Designers include Britain's Kelly Hoppen CBE and architect Tom Wright, America's Nate Berkus and Paris-based design firm Jouin Manku. Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud will again have a specialty restaurant, Le Voyage, onboard.

Extraordinary collaboration

'The collaboration between the shipyard and Celebrity teams continues to be extraordinary and I am grateful to all involved for their passion and expertise,' Celebrity Cruises President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo said.

Celebrity Ascent is now moored at a new location at the shipyard, where interior will begin and continue over the coming months.