Royal Caribbean orders third LNG cruise ship from Meyer Turku

Symphony of the Seas is currently the newest in Royal Caribbean's fleet

Royal Caribbean Cruises is ordering a third ship powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Meyer Turku.

Scheduled for delivery in 2025, the ship will join its two sister ships in the new Icon class fleet – to be delivered in 2022 and 2024 respectively.

Symphony of the Seas (pictured) is currently the newest in Royal Caribbean’s fleet

Richard Fain, chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises, said the order affirms the company’s commitment to clean-power technologies at sea.

‘We’ve designed a class of ships powered by LNG 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,” Fain continued.

Michael Bayley, president and CEO, Royal Caribbean International, is confident that innovative design as well as energy-efficient technology and engineering will “make Icon class a game changer”.

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