The steel cutting for Royal Caribbean International’s new Quantum Ultra cruise ship took place at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on 15 August 2017. The name of the new ship was also announced as Spectrum of the Seas.
The cutting of the first piece of steel marks the official start of construction for the first Quantum Ultra class cruise ship for Royal Caribbean International.
Spectrum of the Seas is due to launch in 2019 and will be the next evolution of Royal Caribbean International’s groundbreaking high-tech Quantum class of cruise ships, placing the ship in a new class of her own.
The revolutionary Quantum Ultra ship will be specifically designed for guests in China and the Asia-Pacific region, featuring cutting-edge and unprecedented experiences and amenities
Michael Bayley, President and CEO, Royal Caribbean International, said: “Today is a very special day in the development of our new Quantum Ultra ship, Spectrum of the Seas. We are now one step closer to delighting our guests in Asia Pacific with this remarkable ship Spectrum will be another giant leap forward in vessel design and guest experiences that will provide travelers with ample opportunities to create unforgettable memories.”