Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises 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.
The order is contingent upon financing, which is expected to be completed in the second or third quarter of this year, according to the company.
“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,” Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises, said.
“This is the twenty-third cruise ship that RCL will be building at our shipyard, and we are especially proud of it,” Laurent Castaing, General Manager, Chantiers de l’Atlantique, added.
Royal Caribbean Cruises’ fifth Oasis-class ship, ordered from the French shipyard in May 2016, is scheduled to join the owner in the spring of 2021.