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Royal Caribbean Begins Production on Second Icon Class Ship

Royal Caribbean International has announced that the next iconic adventure is underway. 

Royal Caribbean International began production of its second Icon Class ship with the first cut of steel at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland. An official steel-cutting ceremony was held marking the beginning of the ship’s construction. The ship, which has yet to be named, is expected to set sail in 2025.  

Teams from both Royal Caribbean and Meyer Turku were in attendance at the steel cutting ceremony. This is just the first step in a series of events of design and construction that will happen through the coming months. Production of a ship of this magnitude involves “thousands of innovators across design, naval engineering, architecture, and more.”

This next ship in Royal Caribbean’s Icon Class, along with Icon of the Seas, and a third ship in this series, is bringing in an era of cruising and vacationing like no other. The Icon Class is promising to be the best of any vacation you could take. Whether it’s a resort, a theme park, a beach vacation you enjoy most, Royal Caribbean’s Icon Class has you covered. Every cruiser will be able to make memories for a lifetime aboard an Icon Class ship. 

In October 2022, we got our first look at Icon of the Seas, the first ship in the Icon Class series, and it was so well received, Royal Caribbean International had their single largest booking day in company history. One can only imagine what will happen as more details are released and bookings begin on this second Icon Class ship. 

If you would like more information about Icon of the Seas you can read about it here.