In 2015, RCL partnered with the Bermuda Government to dredge the North Channel making way for the Quantum-size Anthem of the Seas.
Carnival branded ships will make 13 calls to Bermuda in 2018.
Meantime, 2017 proved a growth year for the islands cruise travel market.
Bermuda received 161 cruise ship calls, bringing 416,049 passengers an increase of 18,145 visitors, or 4.6 per cent over 2016.
The total estimated economic impact of visitor spending and government tax revenue is expected to be more than $72 million, including an estimated $50 million in visitor spending and $22 million in tax revenue.