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The French Connection Photos: Royal Caribbean International FINNISH COMPANIES ARE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN BUILDING OASIS 3 AT ST. NAZAIRE When the Turku shipyard lost the contract for Oasis 3, the bitter sting of defeat was felt across the country. After all, the Finns had built both previous Oasis class ships – Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas – two ships that were hailed as “game-changing” and “revolutionary” around the industry. seatec 2/2014 15