Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Three Biggest Cruise Ships Meet at Sea

The world's three biggest cruise ships, Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis-class ships Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and the new Harmony of the Seas, met at see for the first and possibly only time on Friday off the coast of Florida. The meet-up was organized to mark the arrival of Harmony of the Seas at its new homeport of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, … [Read more...]

Passenger Falls Overboard from Oasis of the Seas in Bahamas

  The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man who fell overboard from Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas Friday morning approximately 80 nautical miles northeast of Mayaguana, Bahamas. A shocking video posted online (the video has since been removed from Youtube) shows the moment the man fell into the water while the ship was underway. The video, which is … [Read more...]

VIDEO: The Azipods Used to Propel the World’s Largest Cruise Ships

Here's a look at the ABB Azipod's used to propel the newest and largest ships in Royal Caribbean's fleet and many other vessels - both cruise ships and others - around the world. On Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ships, the vessels are equipped with a tailor-made electrical propulsion system comprising three … [Read more...]

‘Under Construction’ – Harmony Of The Seas, Ship Photo Of The Day

The above photo is of the latest Oasis-class Mega Cruise Ship Harmony of the Seas'. She is currently under construction at STX France. The steel cutting for the ship began on the 23rd of September 2013 and the metal shell is now about 80% complete. The last mega-blocks will be installed in early June and she is set to be launched later that month. Harmony of the Seas, Royal … [Read more...]