Royal Caribbean Orders Fifth Quantum-Class Cruise Ship

  Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Meyer Werft in Germany to order a fifth Quantum-class ship. Delivery of the vessel is anticipated for fall of 2020. “It is such a pleasure to announce the order of another Quantum-class ship as we are welcoming Anthem of the Seas to North America,” said … [Read more...]

Royal Caribbean’s ‘Ovation of the Seas’ Heading to Australia

Royal Caribbean on Wednesday announced that its newbuild Ovation of the Seas cruise ship will head to Sydney, Australia for the winter 2016-17 season, a testament to the region's fast-growing cruise ship market. The 168,600-gt, 4,180 passenger Ovation of the Seas is the third ship in Royal Caribbean's Quantum-class and like its predecessors - Quantum of the Seas (2014) and … [Read more...]

‘Anthem of the Seas’ Float-Out at Meyer Werft [VIDEOS]

Royal Caribbean's second Quantum-class cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas, was floated out of the covered building dock of the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on Saturday. The 168,000 gross ton cruise ship is nearing completion at the shipyard, with delivery expected for spring 2015. Anthem of the Seas is one of the largest cruise ships in the world, measuring 348 … [Read more...]

Royal Caribbean Unveils Crazy New Tech for Quantum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International has unveiled a wide range of new technologies to be implemented onboard its recently-floated Quantum of the Seas cruise ship, with features ranging from 10 minute check-ins and high-speed internet at sea to robotic bartenders. Royal Caribbean unveiled the new tech this week during a press event at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany, where the … [Read more...]

Watch: Quantum of the Seas Float-Out at Meyer Werft

Earlier this week, the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany floated-out Royal Caribbean's new 167,800 ton Quantum of the Seas cruise ship, the first ship in the U.S. operators highly anticipated Quantum-class. Quantum of the Seas is the largest ship ever constructed at Meyer Werft, measuring over 1,141 feet (348 meters) long by 136 feet (41 meters) wide and spanning 18 … [Read more...]