Published: Feb 29, 2012 10:31 AM EST

 PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Disney Cruise Line's newest ship has arrived in the United States and will be sailing for its home port in Florida next month. The cruise line said Tuesday that the Disney Fantasy arrived in New York after traveling nearly 3,800 miles across the Atlantic Ocean from the shipyards in Bremerhaven, Germany. The 4,000-passenger ship will be christened in New York on Thursday, then sail to its new home in Port Canaveral, Fla. The Fantasy will sail on seven-night Caribbean cruises starting March 31. The Fantasy is the twin of the Disney Dream, which debuted a year ago and also sails from Port Canaveral. The Fantasy and Dream are the line's first new vessels since it launched in 1998 with two ships. The cruise line said Tuesday that the Disney Fantasy arrived in New York after traveling nearly 3,800 miles across the Atlantic Ocean from the shipyards in Bremerhaven, Germany. The 4,000-passenger ship will be christened in New York on Thursday, then sail to its new home in Port Canaveral, Fla. The Fantasy will sail on seven-night Caribbean cruises starting March 31.The Fantasy is the twin of the Disney Dream, which debuted a year ago and also sails from Port Canaveral. The Fantasy and Dream are the line's first new vessels since it launched in 1998 with two ships.