Royal Caribbean names new ship Spectrum of the Seas


Royal Caribbean has began working on its first Quantum Ultra ship, which is to be named Spectrum of the Seas. The ship is being built for the Chinese and Asia-Pacific markets.

The vessel, which will be launched in 2019, is to be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.

Speaking yesterday, 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.

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“We are now one step closer to delighting our guests in Asia Pacific with this remarkable ship. Spectrum will be a leap forward in vessel design and guest experiences that will provide travellers with ample opportunities to create unforgettable memories.”

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