Royal Caribbean and Meyer Werft shipyard of Papenburg, Germany, builder of the Radiance-class ships, agreed to extend the options to January 10, 2003. Both options were to have expired on September 20, 2002.
The Radiance-class ships are operated by the Royal Caribbean International brand. Radiance of the Seas entered service in March of 2001. The second Radiance-class ship, Brilliance of the Seas, entered service in July of 2002. The third and fourth Radiance-class ships are scheduled for delivery in 2003 and 2004, respectively.
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