Royal Caribbean International’s newest and largest ship yet, Symphony of the Seas has started its sea trails. The ship which is around 94% complete left the STX shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France on 15 February 2018.
The sea trials are expected to last for three days. They were originally scheduled to take place on 19 January but were postponed due to bad weather.
Symphony of the Seas will be the 25th ship in the Royal Caribbean International fleet and once launched will become the largest cruise ship in the world. The new 228,000 gross tonne ship measures 362 metres in length and 66 metres wide.
The ship will start is inaugural season in the Mediterranean before arriving at its home in Miami where it will home port. Royal Caribbean International is expected to take delivery of the Symphony of the Seas on 23 March 2018