According to CruiseNewser, the newest vessel in the Royal Caribbean fleet, Quantum of the Seas, has entered wet dock at the Meyer Werft Shipyards in Papenburg (Germany). She is currently under construction at the same shipyard.
The ship is 348 m (1,141 ft) long, her draft is 8.5 m (28 ft) and she will weight 167,800 tons. This makes the Quantum-class the second biggest in the fleet after the Oasis-class (Allure of the Seas, the largest cruise ship) and surpassing the Freedom-class. Quantum of the Seas will have capacity for 4,180 passengers and she will be able to sail at max 22 knots.
Royal Caribbean has already revealed some of the "firsts" for the industry on board its newest vessel. Quantum of the Seas will city at sea with countless entertainment, activity and dining possibilities. The dining concept "Dynamic Dining" will allow guests to control each aspect of their dining during the cruise. Quantum of the Seas offers her passengers variety of 18 dining rooms. The highlight in the entertainment program is the Broadway show Mamma Mia.
Quantum of the Seas will be the first cruise ship to introduce a sky-diving simulator and an observation pod which will extend over her side (North Star).
The ship will make her debut on 2nd of November from Bayonne, New Jersey.