Royal Caribbean lays keel for third Oasis-class cruise ship
Royal Caribbean layed the keel for it third Oasis-class cruise ship by placing a 1,000 ton block into position.
Photo by Royal Caribbean
In addition to keel-laying, the coin ceremony was held at STX France shipyard.
The keel-laying marks the official beginning of a ship's construction. The third Oasis-class ship is scheduled to be completed in 2016.
Photo by Lyan Sierra-Caro
Also during the ceremony, Royal Caribbean chairman Richard Fain announced the company would build a fourth Oasis-class cruise ship that will be ready by 2018.