Here is a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year are also listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.

AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-381-20-270707, AIDAaura, AIDAbella, AIDAblu, AIDAcara, AIDAdiva, AIDAluna, AIDAsol (April 2011), AIDAvita

AMA Waterways, (800) 626-0126, AmaCello, AmaDagio, AmaDante, AmaDolce, AmaLegro, AmaLotus (debuts September), AmaLyra, AmaKatarina (debuts May) La Marguerite, Swiss Pearl

American Cruise Lines, (800) 814-6880, American Glory, American Spirit, American Star, Independence, Queen of the West

American Safari Cruises, (888) 862-8881, Safari Explorer, Safari Quest, Safari Spirit

Aqua Expeditions, (866) 603-3687, M/V Aqua, M/V Aria (debuts April 1).

Avalon Waterways, (877) 797-8791, Affinity, Creativity, Felicity, Imagery, Luminary, Panorama (debuts in May), Royal Lotus, Santa Cruz, Scenery, Tapestry, Tranquility, Victoria Anna, Victoria Jenna

Azamara Club Cruises, (877) 999-9553, Journey, Quest

Blount Small Ship Adventures, (800) 556-7450, Grande Caribe, Grande Mariner, Niagara Prince

Blue Lagoon Cruises, (877) 252-3454, MV Fiji Princess, MV Mystique Princess

Canadros, reservations booked only via email at, M/V Galapagos Explorer II

Carnival Cruise Lines, (800) 327-9501, Conquest, Destiny, Dream, Ecstasy, Elation, Fantasy, Fascination, Freedom, Glory, Imagination, Inspiration, Legend, Liberty, Magic (debuts May), Miracle, Paradise, Pride, Sensation, Spirit, Splendor, Triumph, Valor, Victory

CDF Croisieres de France, (011) 33 (0) 173-77-59-20,

Bleu de France

Celebrity Cruises, (800) 437-3111, Century, Constellation, Eclipse, Equinox, Infinity, Mercury, Millennium, Silhouette, Solstice, Summit, Xpedition

Clipper Vacations, (800) 888-2535, Victoria Clipper, Victoria Clipper III, Victoria Clipper IV

Club Med Cruises, (800) CLUB MED, Club Med 2

Compagnie du Ponant, (888) 400-1082,, L'Austral, Le Boreal, Le Diamant, Le Levant, Le Ponant

Costa Cruises, (800) 462-6782. Allegra, Atlantica, Classica, Concordia, Deliziosa, Favalosa (debuts in June), Fortuna, Luminosa, Magica, Marina, Mediterranea, Pacifica, Romantica, Serena, Victoria.