Sixth Oasis-class Ship on Tap for Royal Caribbean

The Symphony of the Seas (pictured) is the fourth and latest ship in the Oasis class.

Royal Caribbean Cruises is continuing to expand its capacity with the order of a sixth Oasis-class ship. The cruise line reports it has signed an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique for the new vessel, which is scheduled for delivery in the fall of 2023. 

The Oasis class is the largest class of ship in Royal Caribbean’s fleet; in fact, the latest Oasis ship, the Symphony of the Seas, currently holds the record for the world’s largest cruise ship, with a capacity of 6,680 guests. The fourth ship in the Oasis class, it made its first North American port call in November in Port Canaveral, and the ship is currently homeporting out of Miami in Royal Caribbean’s new Terminal A, sailing seven-night eastern and western Caribbean cruises. 

The fifth Oasis-class ship, currently under order from STX France, is slated for delivery in spring 2021. Another new ship in Royal Caribbean’s Quantum Ultra class, the Odyssey of the Seas, is set to sail in fall 2020, based in the United States

FREE CRUISE NEWSLETTER

Like This Story? Subscribe to the Cruise Newsletter!

The latest product launches, deals, sales promotions, and executive appointments in the cruise industry. Keep up on the latest cruise industry news.

Royal Caribbean said that the order for Oasis class ship number six is contingent upon financing, which is expected to be completed in the second or third quarter of this year. No design details, homeport information or planned itineraries for the new ship have been announced at this time. 

Related Stories

New Ship Report: Symphony of the Seas and American Duchess

Photo Tour: Cruise Planners Opens New Home Office in Florida

Upgraded Navigator of the Seas’ Debut Canceled

Virgin Voyages Opens Bookings for Scarlet Lady

Suggested Articles

Nexion's marketing symposium from July 16-18 will aim to help travel advisors improve their marketing skills. Read more.

More than half of France was placed on the second-highest alert level on the scale as very hot temperatures are predicted across continental Europe this week.…

Janssonius will have the same passenger capacity as Hondius (174), a nearly identical size and design, and will be a Polar Class 6 ice-strengthened vessel.…