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Royal Caribbean Orders Third Icon-Class Ship
Royal Caribbean Orders Third Icon-Class Ship (Photo: Royal Caribbean International)

Royal Caribbean Orders Third Icon-Class Ship

Royal Caribbean Orders Third Icon-Class Ship
Royal Caribbean Orders Third Icon-Class Ship (Photo: Royal Caribbean International)

October 10, 2019

Dori Saltzman
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(12:50 p.m. EDT) -- Royal Caribbean has ordered a third Icon-class ship from Meyer Turku for delivery in 2025. The first two in the class, which will hold about 5,000 passengers, are scheduled to launch in 2022 and 2024, respectively.

Little is known about the ships beyond their size and that they will be powered by liquefied natural gas

"We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our Icon-class fleet that affirms our commitment to clean-power technologies at sea," said Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., in a statement. "We've designed a class of ships powered by liquefied natural gas that leverages the latest environmentally friendly applications. We believe that innovative shipbuilding can reduce our carbon footprint and boost energy efficiencies to help to build a cleaner future."

The Icon Class will be the first new class of ship for Royal Caribbean International since the Quantum Class launched in 2014.


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