Cruise NewsFirst Look at the World's Largest Cruise Ship, Royal Caribbean's Harmony of...

First Look at the World’s Largest Cruise Ship, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas is the largest cruise ship ever built at more than 227,000 gross tons. The 18 deck ship is 1,188 feet long and if you stood her up against the Eiffel Tower, the ship would be taller.  The ship carries 6,780 passengers and 2,100 crew members.  On a typical seven night cruise, the ship will go through 350 tons of ice cubes, 5,000 dozen eggs, 100 gallons of chocolate ice cream, 2,100 lbs. of lobster tail, and 2,500 lbs of fresh salmon.

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The 6,000 passenger cruise ship is so large that it is divided into the following seven neighborhoods:

Harmony of the Seas will homeport in Port Everglades after a season of sailing in the Mediterranean.  Once in Ft. Lauderdale, the ship will sail week long cruises to the Eastern and Western Caribbean. The photos below are a first look at Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas, the largest cruise ship ever built.

View overlooking Central Park.

Central Park has 10,587 plants, 48 vine plants, and 52 trees that are cared for by a staff of three horticulturists.

Hot tub in the Solarium

The Perfect Storm, a trio of waterslides on Harmony of the Seas


The carousel in the Boardwalk neighborhood

Finishing touches are being put on Ultimate Abyss, the tallest slide at sea.  The dual slide will drop guests 10 stories from the sports deck to the Boardwalk.


Jamie’s Italian


Solarium Bistro

Harmony of the Seas cutaway

Stay tuned, more photos will be added shortly.

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Ben Souza
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