Royal Caribbean International has announced it has ordered a third Icon-Class cruise ship which will be delivered in 2025.
The ship, like her two sisters will be constructed at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. The first Icon-Class ship will launch in 2022 and the second 2024.
The ship that revolutionized the cruise industry, Oasis of the Seas, marks its 10-year anniversary with a larger-than-ever, $165 million amplification.
The first to introduce the unique seven-neighborhood concept and one-of-a-kind AquaTheater entertainment venue, Royal Caribbean International’s original gamechanger will set a new standard for family vacations with first-to-brand experiences and the latest Royal Caribbean hits.
Royal Caribbean International has cancelled all sailings from Southampton on board Independence of the Seas in 2020.
The ship will now sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Royal Caribbean International stated the decision was made in response to strong booking interest for their new exciting Caribbean private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay.
The French shipyard, Chantiers de l'Atlantique has cut the steel of the fifth Oasis-class ship for Royal Caribbean International.
The steel cutting marks the official start of construction for the yet to be named new vessel, which is scheduled to be delivered to the cruise line in 2021.
Royal Caribbean International has taken delivery of its latest brand new cruise ship, Spectrum of the Seas.
The delivery ceremony took place at Bremerhaven, Germany on 11 April 2019. The brand new 169,300 gross tonne ship was officially handed over to the cruise line from the Meyer Werft shipyard.
Royal Caribbean International is known of its innovative feature on board its cruise ship but the cruise line has temporarily closed its Sky Pad, following a lawsuit.
Sky Pad is a feature on board two of the cruise line’s ships and cruise line’s soon to launch Spectrum of the Seas. The attraction is a bungee-attached trampoline paired with virtual reality headsets and was first introduced to Royal Caribbean International’s ships in 2018 on board Independence of the Seas following a refurbishment.
Royal Caribbean International’s 225,282 gross tonne cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas, is to head to Cadiz to undergo repairs and continue planned maintenance and refurbishment work, following a incident at the Grand Bahama shipyard.
On 01 April 2019, a crane on the floating dry dock which the ship was in collapsed onto the stern of the vessel, coming to rest on the Aqua Theatre. The ship was damaged slightly and the floating dry dock also received structural damage as a result.
Royal Caribbean International has confirmed it has cancelled a number of sailings on board Oasis of the Seas, following an accident at the Grand Bahama shipyard on 01 April 2019.
The ship is currently in dry dock undergoing general maintenance and refurbishment work. A crane at the shipyard, on the floating dry dock, collapsed onto the stern of the ship.
Royal Caribbean International’s soon to launch Spectrum of the Seas has arrived in Eemshaven, following its conveyance along the River Ems from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.
Spectrum of the Seas departed the shipyard early on the morning of 20 March 2019, before arriving at Eemshaven the following day.
Royal Caribbean International’s soon to launch Spectrum of the Seas has left the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany and began its conveyance of the River Ems.
The ship left the shipyard early on the morning of 20 March 2019 and will continue its journey along the River Ems to Eemshaven.