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Construction Begins on 5th Oasis-Class Cruise Ship

By ,   April 25, 2019 ,   Cruise Industry

Construction on the next Royal Caribbean cruise ship started this week at the shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. The cruise line announced that the first piece of steel had been cut on the 5th Oasis-class ship.

The currently unnamed vessel will be the largest in the world at over 225,000GT when it goes into service in 2021.  Each of RCI's Oasis-class liners was built slightly bigger than the previous to claim the “World’s Largest Cruise Ship” title.

Royal Caribbean Oasis-class cruise ship

The itineraries and homeport for Oasis 5 are expected to be announced at a later date. Each of the first 4 Oasis-class ships has sailed out of Florida to the Caribbean.