Move over Allure of the Seas, the world’s largest (and newest) cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, was floated out this week at STX France shipyard and is one step closer to becoming an operating cruise ship.
Harmony of the Seas will be the largest cruise ship in the world by 2,000 gross registered tons. Allure and Oasis of the Seas are both 225,000 gross registered tons.
Just how big?
- 16 decks
- 227,000 tons
- 5,479 guests
- 2,747 staterooms
- 7 neighborhoods
Harmony of the Seas is going to be Royal Caribbean’s third ship launch in 18 months, delivered May 2016. Anthem of the Seas (launched April 2015) and Ovation of the Seas (debuting in April 2016).
The ship will spend her 2016 inaugural season in the Mediterranean sailing seven-night cruises.
photo: Royal Caribbean Twitter