Norwegian Joy

Norwegian Joy
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Norwegian Joy cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a passenger vessel with IMO number (tba), owned by the Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings company. Among the unfortunate events at sea are fires, crew and passenger incidents (deaths, injuries, crimes), machinery malfunctions.

Here you can also track Norwegian Joy position at sea.using the AIS live ships tracker of VesselFinder. The 168,800-ton 5400-passenger NCL cruise ship Joy was built in 2017 by the Meyer Werft shipbuilding company in Germany.

Norwegian Joy accidents & incidents

NCL Norwegian Joy accidents and incidents - Cruise MinusAt the Norwegian Joy CruiseMinus page you will find a complete list of the Norwegian Cruise Line Joy ship’s major accidents and cruise incidents. Reports are made by our own staff using official data from major online news media sources, Wikipedia and USCG (Coast Guard) reports.

Here we also post updates on NCL Joy cruise law news. They are related to recent crimes being investigated. Among those could be arrests, filed lawsuits, charges and fines, grievances, settled /withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, etc.

You can add more details or submit your own NCL Joy ship incidents (negative cruise experience reports) via the Cruise Minus “contact us” form.

This is link to the ship’s official site NCL.com.

Fire accidents

  • September 29, 2016, while still under construction in Papenburg (Germany), NCL Joy caught fire at the shipbuilding yard. The vessel was in the yard’s building hall 2 (indoors) when its manifold inflamed causing thick smoke that engulfed the building. The fire alarm was activated. To the shipyard was dispatched a firefighting team which quickly extinguished the fire. During the incident, all workers were evacuated outside. No injuries were reported. All construction works were temporarily suspended. Fire damages were estimated to around EUR 50,000. The investigation for the fire is underway.
  • October 9, 2016, a second shipyard fire was reported to be broken out during the vessel’s construction at Meyer Werft. The accident occurred on the Saturday morning. The fire was in the yard’s construction hall 2. Firefighting crews were immediately dispatched. Again, no injuries were reported, and the yard’s all personnel was evacuated from the building. According to the shipbuilder’s official statement, the fire started on a deck 9 cabin veranda. As result, several of the upper decks were damaged and the ship’s construction works were halted.
  • Note: The vessel was previously named “Norwegian Bliss”. The “Bliss” name was selected via NCL-hosted online contest. The ship’s construction started on September 16, 2015. On October 12, 2015 was officially announced that the cruise ship will be redesigned for the Chinese market. The new “Norwegian Joy” name was announced on March 30, 2016, along with the home-ports in China – Shanghai and Tianjin.

Norwegian Joy current position


On the above map you can track Norwegian Joy cruise ship’s position now. It shows the vessel’s current location at sea (or in port) by live tracking of its IMO number (tba). If you lose the ship on the map, please reload this page.

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