first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has put forth a letter of intent to build a brand new generation of Royal Caribbean International cruise ships. The letter submitted to Meyer Weft highlighted the new class of ships would be delivered by 2014, with the option for a second ship to be delivered by 2015 and would incorporate new and imaginative features.Royal Caribbean Cruises chief executive Richard D Fain said the new ship which will run under the title Project Sunshine, would not disappoint and would uphold the company’s policy to unveil new ideas and features.“Project Sunshine builds on the best ideas of our existing ships and adds exciting new activities and entertainment concepts,” Mr Fain said.“It will offer features for everyone: from grand, spectacular spaces to small intimate settings; from active, invigorating activities to the serenity of more personal space; and from a plethora of dining alternatives to a cornucopia of opportunities for families.”Carrying up to 4,100 guests, Mr Fain added that the new class of cruise ships would offer energy efficiency and carry environmental technologies.Meyer Werft managing partner Bernard Meyer said working with the cruise line presented opportunities for the shipyard to develop and produce “cutting edge hardware in the cruise industry”. The overall berth of the cruise ship is estimated to cost up to €170,000.last_img read more