Ship Photos of the Day – Quantum of the Seas Arrives in China

  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 … [Read more...]

PHOTOS: Quantum of the Seas Sails Into New York Harbor

Royal Caribbean International’s newest cruise ship Quantum of the Seas arrived into her homeport of Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, NJ this week, ushering in what Royal Caribbean describes as a the future of cruising in the 21st century. “Quantum of the Seas isn’t just changing cruising, it’s changing how today’s traveler vacations,” said Richard D. Fain, chairman … [Read more...]

Video: ‘Quantum of the Seas’ Captain On Maiden Transatlantic Crossing

Royal Caribbean touts the new 167,800-ton Quantum of the Seas as the smartest, most technologically advanced cruise ship ever built. But let's face it, any ship is only as good as its Captain and crew. In this video, Quantum of the Seas' Captain, Captain Srecko Ban, discusses navigating the Quantum on its maiden voyage; a transatlantic crossing from Southampton to New … [Read more...]

WATCH: Quantum of the Seas Enters Hamburg Dry Dock

Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas arrived Thursday in Hamburg, Germany sporting its new 'north star', a gondola-like attraction that will give passengers a bird's eye view of the deck and sea below. Watch as tugs maneuver the Quantum of the Seas into dry dock at the Blohm & Voss shipyard for final inspections. The 167,800 ton Quantum of the Seas is the world's … [Read more...]

Video: Mega-Block Construction at Meyer Werft

Meyer Werft is cranking out the cruise ships right now. Over the years, the shipyard, located inland on the River Ems in Papenburg, Germany, has built a total of 37 cruise ships since it began building passenger vessels with the construction of the the 42,000 grt Homeric in 1984. The biggest investment in the company's history came in 2002 when a second building dock and … [Read more...]