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Icon of the Seas. The world’s largest cruise ship has been launched

Icon of the Seas.  The world’s largest cruise ship has been launched

Icon of the Seas. The world’s largest cruise ship has been launched

Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku has launched Royal Caribbean’s first LNG-powered cruise ship.

The dock where the giant cruise liner has been under construction for the past eight months has been filled with water. Over the weekend, the ship will be moved to another dock where its fully assembled hull will receive its final equipment. The shipyard celebrated the launch with a solemn cannon shot.

Icon of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, with a length of 365 m, it will accommodate 7.6 thousand. guests in 2805 cabins.

It will have a waterfall, the largest water park ever built on a cruise ship, and seven swimming pools. RoyalCaribbean prepared a visualization of the interior of the ship.

“Icon of the Seas is a state-of-the-art ship that challenges the know-how of our shipyard and takes the entire Finnish shipbuilding industry to a new level. We are proud to be responsible for the design and construction of Icon of the Seas in collaboration with the client and all our partner companies It is also a significant step towards the sustainable development of the shipbuilding industry,” said Tim Meyer, CEO of Meyer Turku.

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