Royal Caribbean orders 3rd luxury ship from Meyer

Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL.N: Quote, Profile, Research) (RCL.OL: Quote, Profile, Research), the world’s second largest cruise group, said on Tuesday that it had ordered a third 118,000 gross-registered-ton ship from German shipbuilder Meyer Werft.

The first of the vessels, built for its Celebrity Cruises unit, is due for delivery in late 2008, the second in mid-2009 and the third in mid-2010, it said in a statement.