Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas arrived at its new homepage in Shanghai, China last week where it will sail three- to eight-night, roundtrip itineraries, year-round from Shanghai to North Asia destinations.
The ship sailed a 53-night journey from New York to Shanghai via the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean, following its inaugural season at Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, New Jersey.
This collection of photos shows the Quantum of the Seas arriving in Hong Kong on June 20, 2015, its first port of call China. The vessel was the largest cruise ship ever to enter Victoria Harbour.
In China, Quantum of the Seas joins Voyager of the Seas, Mariner of the Seas and Legend of the Seas in China and together rank as the most advanced and innovative cruise ships in the region, reaffirming Royal Caribbean’s commitment to the Asian market.
The Quantum-class ships – Quantum of the Seas, Anthem of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas (debuting in 2016) – span 18 decks, encompass 167,800 gross registered tons, carry 4,180 guests at double occupancy and feature 2,090 staterooms.
In Shanghai, government officials, port authority from Baoshan district together with executives from Royal Caribbean International joined the welcome ceremony for Global Odyssey guests at Wusong International Cruise Terminal.