Spectrum Of The Seas

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Spectrum Of The Seas Review and Specifications

Specifications of Spectrum Of The Seas

Year built 2019 new ship
Builder Meyer Werft (Papenburg, Germany)
Class Quantum Ultra
Building cost EUR 750 million (USD 940 million)
Owner Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
Operator Royal Caribbean International
Speed 22 kn / 41 kph / 25 mph
Length (LOA) 348 m / 1142 ft
Beam (width) 49 m / 161 ft
Gross Tonnage 168666 gt
Passengers 4162 - 4819
Crew 1300
Passengers-to-space ratio 35
Decks 16
Cabins 2095
Decks with cabins 9
Christened by tba

Review of Spectrum Of The Seas

Royal Caribbean marked the official start of construction by cutting the first steel for its newest Quantum Ultra ship at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg Germany. The next engineering marvel in the RCI cruise company was named "Spectrum of the Seas". Next is shown a Quantum-class ship as looked from above.

Royal Caribbean Quantum-class ship (Anthem, Quantum, Ovation)

Set to debut in 2019, she will be the next evolution of Royal Caribbean’s high-tech Quantum class of vessels placing the ship in a brand new class of her own.

Spectrum Of The Seas cruise ship (Royal Caribbean)

The Quantum Ultra ship will be specifically designed for guests in China and Asia-Pacific region, and will boast cutting-edge and unprecedented amenities.

Royal Caribbean has not yet revealed whether the newbuild will be larger than the 3 existing Quantum Class ships of the line. But it said in a press release that the Spectrum of the Seas ship would represent an evolution of the class. 

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  • On June 24, 2017, Royal Caribbean (RCCL) filed a trademark with the US Patent and Trademark Office for the vessel name "Spectrum of the Seas". In September 2014, RCCL trademarked "Spectrum of the Seas", but the trademark was abandoned on September 14, 2015.
  • On August 16, 2017, was held the steel-cutting ceremony, marking the official start of the vessel's construction.
  • On November 8, 2017, was the vessel's keel-laying ceremony held at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg Germany. Traditionally, newly-minted lucky coins were placed under the hull's first building block (out of all 74 blocks).
  • All the vessel's mega-blocks (hull and superstructure) are constructed and pre-assembled at Neptun Werft in Rostock Germany). Then these mega-blocks are loaded (via hydraulics) onto pontoons and transported down Ems River to the shipyard in Papenburg.
  • Spectrum is the first "Quantum Ultra" class cruise ship specifically designed for operations in Asia (China and Asia-Pacific regions).
  • As of 2017, RCI had 6 ships on order (under construction).

On October 17, 2016, RCCL filed a trademark application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for the cruise ship name "Icon of the Seas". RCI previously announced the order of two vessels for the new Icon-class of ships (LNG-powered, with fuel cell technology).

The vessel names "Apex of the Seas" (serial number 87507244) and "Joy of the Seas" (serial number 87507232) were trademarked on June 27, 2017. Both names were previously registered on September 14, 2014, but abandoned a year later (September 14, 2015).

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