Royal Caribbean had two giant events today in France. First STX France laid the keel for the line’s as-yet-unnamed third Oasis-class ship. That was one event. At that ceremony, the second event occurred when Royal Caribbean announced they have agreed to build a fourth Oasis-class ship with STX France, subject to the normal financing terms being finalized.
* What a Day in Southampton
A marvelous day has come and gone in Southampton, and the tenth anniversary of Queen Mary 2 has been duly noted in royal style.
To mark the occasion, Cunard’s entire fleet assembled at Southampton to salute the flagship, and there was a royal visit to Queen Mary 2 by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.
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|The first 1,000-ton block of Oasis III was lowered into place at STX France|