Royal Caribbean International’s soon to launch Spectrum of the Seas has left the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany and began its conveyance of the River Ems.
The ship left the shipyard early on the morning of 20 March 2019 and will continue its journey along the River Ems to Eemshaven.
Spectrum of the Seas will be carefully maneuvered by a team of specialist pilots, with the assistance of tug boats. The approximately 50 miles journey along the River Ems from the shipyard to Eemshaven is expected to take 36 hours.
The ship will leave Eemshaven at a later date to undergo a series of sea trials before its delivery to Royal Caribbean International in early April.
Spectrum of the Seas is the first Ultra-Quantum class ship to be built for Royal Caribbean International.
The 169,300 gross tonne Spectrum of the Seas has been specifically designed for the Asian cruise market and is due to join the fleet in April 2019. The new ship will accommodate up to 5,622 guests, in some 2,137 staterooms.
Before arriving in Asia Spectrum of the Seas will offer a 16-night cruise from Barcelona, Spain departing on 18 April 2019 which will sail to Dubai via the Suez Canal. A 14-night cruise will sail from Dubai to Singapore on 04 May 2019.