Royal Caribbean Reveals New Quantum Ultra Ship - Spectrum of the Seas

Aug 16, 2017

Royal Caribbean launched a video revealing the new Cruise ship, Spectrum of the Seas, during the steel cutting ceremony at the German shipyard Meyer Werft. The company marked the official start of construction by cutting the first piece of steel for its new Quantum Ultra class ship. The next generation engineering marvel in the Royal Caribbean fleet will officially be named Spectrum of the Seas.

“Today is a very special day in the development of our new Quantum Ultra ship, Spectrum of the Seas. We are now one step closer to delighting our guests in Asia Pacific with this remarkable ship. Spectrum will be another giant leap forward in vessel design and guest experiences that will provide travelers with ample opportunities to create unforgettable memories.” Said Royal Caribbean CEO Michael Bayley.

Set to debut in spring 2019, Spectrum of the Seas will be the next evolution of the groundbreaking and high-tech Quantum class, placing the vessel in a new category of her own. The revolutionary Quantum Ultra ship will be powered with LNG and will specifically be designed for guests in Asia-Pacific region, and will feature cutting-edge and unprecedented amenities and experiences.

Spectrum of the Seas will have a capacity of 4200 passengers and according to the ship builders the successful energy saving potential of the predecessors. Fuel cells will be tested for the first time on the new ship. In an electrochemical reaction, electrical energy is generated without combustion of fuel. Fuel cells are to be used mainly to supply the hotel area of ships.