Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) is the world’s second largest cruise company, operating under the brands Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Azamara Club Cruises. The Company also owns 50% of the German TUI Cruises, 49% of the Spanish Pullmantur and a minority interest in the Chinese SkySea.
In total, RCCL has a fleet of 49 ships with a combined capacity of more than 124,000 passengers. During 2018, another three ships will be delivered with a capacity of just over 10,000 passengers. The ships sail world wide and visits about 535 different ports on all seven continents.
RCCL actively Works to minimize its impact on the environment and values sustainable and ethical princples. The Company has the industry’s most fuel-efficient fleet and most of the ships have advanced equipment for cleansing water and exhaust.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker code RCL. In 1968, Awilhelmsen was one of three founders of RCCL and has during the whole period been an active and long-term owner of the Company. Still being RCCL’s single largest shareholder, the Awilhelmsen Group, together with affiliates, owns close to 14 % of the shares in RCCL.