Royal Caribbean Cruises today announced that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique to order a sixth Oasis-class ship for delivery in the fall of 2023, according to a press release.
“It is such a pleasure to announce the order of another Oasis-class ship," said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises “This order is a reflection of the exceptional performance of this vessel class and the extraordinary partnership between Chantiers de l’Atlantique and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd."
“This is the twenty-third cruise ship that Royal Caribbean Cruises will be building at our shipyard, and we are especially proud of it," said Laurent Castaing, General Manager, Chantiers de l’Atlantique.
“The order reflects the confidence our customer puts on us, based on the exceptional quality of our long-term co-operation between the two companies and on our capacity to bring innovative solutions to meet our customer’s expectations."
This order is contingent upon financing, which is expected to be completed in the second or third quarter of this year, Royal Caribbean said in a prepared statement.