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World’s largest cruise ship to set sail as industry rebounds

Meyer Turku (Logo)With cruise bookings seeing a resurgence after the COVID-19 pandemic caused luxury liners to mothball, a Finnish shipyard is putting the final touches on what will be the world’s largest cruise ship.

Royal Caribbean’s luxurious new vessel Icon of the Seas is nearing completion in the Turku shipyard on Finland’s southwestern coast, its maiden voyage scheduled for January 2024.

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Royal Caribbean’s Icon Of The Seas Sets Sail For The First Time. The First-of-its-kind Vacation Returns from its Initial Sea Trials, the Next Construction Milestone Ahead of its Debut in January 2024

Royal Caribbean’s Icon Of The Seas Sets Sail For The First Time. The First-of-its-kind Vacation Returns from its Initial Sea Trials, the Next Construction Milestone Ahead of its Debut in January 2024  (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - June 2023)Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated Icon of the Seas is in ship shape. Today (June 22, 2023), the all-new vacation reached the next construction milestone after successfully completing its initial round of sea trials and sailing the open ocean for the first time. (more…)

Meyer Group Shows Future Of Cruising. With no less than two innovative ships, the MEYER Group underlines its technological leadership in cruise ship construction

Meyer Group Shows Future Of Cruising. With no less than two innovative ships, the MEYER Group underlines its technological leadership in cruise ship construction (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - March 2023)With no less than two innovative ships, the MEYER Group underlines its technological leadership in cruise ship construction: At the leading global cruise trade fair in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the MEYER Group presented for the first time a cruise ship concept that shows what the form of holidaying could look like in the year 2100. (more…)





Royal Caribbean International’s second revolutionary Icon Class ship is under way. The start of the ship’s production was marked in Turku, Finland, when the first piece of steel was cut

Royal Caribbean International’s second revolutionary Icon Class ship is under way. The start of the ship’s production was marked in Turku, Finland, when the first piece of steel was cut (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - February 2023)And then there were two: The next iconic adventure is under way as Royal Caribbean International marked the initial milestone – the first cut of steel – for the second ship in the revolutionary Icon Class. (more…)



Royal Caribbean International’s Icon of the Seas Reaches Next Phase of Construction after its Successful Float Out at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland

Icon of the Seas Construction Update: The AquaDome Takes Shape

Royal Caribbean International’s Icon of the Seas reached its next major construction milestone at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, when the first Icon Class ship was floated out from the dry dock where it has been under construction for more than eight months. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Carnival Celebration, the fleet’s newest Excel-class ship and sister to Mardi Gras, at a signing ceremony at Meyer Turku

Carnival CelebrationCarnival Cruise Line’s 50th birthday celebration is ready for the grand finale, and it involves a spectacular gift to its guests as the company took delivery of Carnival Celebration, the fleet’s newest Excel-class ship and sister to Mardi Gras, at a signing ceremony at Meyer Turku in Turku, Finland. (more…)