Royal Caribbean International has taken of the newest addition to the cruise line’s fleet, Quantum of the Seas, from Meyer Werft Yard. Royal Caribbean Cruises chairman and CEO Richard D. Fain and Meyer Werft Yard’s managing partner Bernard Meyer attended the official signing ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany.
With Captain Srecko “Felix” Ban at the helm, the ship will begin her journey today to Southampton, U.K., where she will welcome her first guests on Nov. 2, for a trans-Atlantic voyage to her home port of Cape Liberty Cruise Port, Bayonne, N.J. Fans and enthusiasts are invited to follow Quantum of the Seas’ through daily webisodes on RoyalCaribbeanPressCenter.com and also by following @RoyalCaribPR on Twitter.
Quantum of the Seas will sail from New York harbor to the Bahamas and the Caribbean for her inaugural season before departing for her new homeport of Shanghai (Baoshan), China, in May 2015. Sister-ship Anthem of the Seas will debut in Southampton in April 2015 and sail Mediterranean itineraries.
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