Royal Caribbean's newest ship Wonder of the Seas starts sea trials on August 22

   July 24, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

RCI-Royal Caribbean's new flagship Wonder of the Seas is scheduled to depart on her first sea trials between August 22-25 from the French shipbuilding company Chantiers de l'Atlantique in St-Nazaire.

Wonder OTS is the next world's largest cruise ship (of the Oasis-Class) being a few centimeters longer than the sistership Symphony of the Seas. The vessel has LOA length 362 m, waterline width 47 m, 2865 staterooms (106 more than Symphony OTS).

Wonder OTS is RCI fleet's 5th Oasis-class liner, with max passenger capacity 6988 (plus 2394 crew-staff).

Wonder Of The Seas cruise ship

The newbuild's construction started in April 2019. The vessel was originally planned for completion in 2021 but due to the COVID crisis will be officially delivered in 2022. Once completed, the ship is scheduled to undertake the Maiden Voyage (from homeport Shanghai China) in March 2022.