Property and Equipment, Net
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2022
|Property Plant And Equipment [Abstract]|
|Property and Equipment, Net||
Property and equipment, net consisted of the following (in thousands):
The increase in ships was primarily due to the addition of Norwegian Prima. The Company capitalized approximately $300.7 million of costs associated with ship improvements during the year ended December 31, 2022. Repairs and maintenance expenses including Dry-dock expenses were $223.5 million, $199.7 million and $129.9 million for the years ended December 31, 2022, 2021 and 2020, respectively, and were recorded within other cruise operating expense.
Ships under construction include progress payments to the shipyard, planning and design fees and other associated costs. Capitalized interest costs which were primarily associated with the construction or revitalization of ships amounted to $58.4 million, $43.6 million and $25.2 million for the years ended December 31, 2022, 2021 and 2020, respectively.
The entire disclosure for long-lived, physical asset used in normal conduct of business and not intended for resale. Includes, but is not limited to, work of art, historical treasure, and similar asset classified as collections.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/disclosureRef