Royal Caribbean welcomes LNG-fuelled Utopia of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International has taken delivery of the LNG-fuelled Utopia of the Seas cruise ship.

As previously reported by, the vessel, which features six Wärtsilä 46TS-DF engines, is the second Royal Caribbean vessel to be powered by LNG

‘Taking delivery of Utopia of the Seas is an incredibly important milestone, as it marks yet another evolution of our game-changing ships and our mission to create the best vacation experiences responsibly,’ said Jason Liberty, president and CEO, Royal Caribbean Group.

‘From the ultimate multigenerational vacation on this year’s earlier debut of Icon of the Seas to now the ultimate weekend getaway on Utopia of the Seas, we are laser-focused on delivering a variety of vacation options and priceless memories for our guests.’

The vessel, which is scheduled to debut next month, will homeport at Port Canaveral, Florida.

Image: Royal Caribbean International

Rhys Berry