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Let The Journey Commence For Royal Caribbean's Quantum Class

Date Posted: 06 Aug 2013

Excitement was intense for Royal Caribbean this week as two huge milestones in the Quantum journey were reached.

Royal Caribbean is launching a brand new class of ships to their fleet, Quantum Class. The two new ships will be named Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas and are set to the most innovative ships at sea.

Quantum of the Seas will be the first to launch in November 2014, with the Anthem of the Seas set to follow in Spring 2015. Royal Caribbean have been revealing news on the ship's amenities, such as their many exciting features including ‘North Star’, a capsule that will raise people 300 feet above sea level, a skydiving simulator and bumper cars.

The first exciting news of their journey came this week as Quantum of the Seas received her first block as a keel was lowered and put into place at the shipyard. The special keel-laying celebration took place at the shipyard in Papenburg Germany, where both ships are being constructed. During this ceremony, newly minted coins were placed under the keel. Once the ship is close to its completion the coins will be retrieved and presented to the ship’s Captain and crew.

While the keel-laying of Quantum of the Seas was taking place, her sister, Anthem of the Seas received her first steel cut. The first steel-cutting of a new ship is always a special event as it marks the first step in the ship’s construction.

Adam Goldstein, President and Chief Executive of Royal Caribbean said "It's incredibly rewarding to see Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas coming together so well, and today we not only honour these two very important milestones, but also recognise the years of hard work and dedication from the team developing these ships."

The estimated cost per berth for both ships is approximately $228,000 which works out at $936 million per ship.

Quantum of the Seas sailings are available to book now, however no details regarding Anthem of the Seas sailing dates have been revealed yet.

By Sally Grimes

Let The Journey Commence For Royal Caribbean's Quantum Class

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