Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s third Quantum class ship shines in all her glory at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The ships lights can be seen reflecting off the water at Meyer Werft not long after it was floated out of the construction hall 2 weeks ago.
Ovation of the Seas is now in the final phases of construction which includes final fitting out inside and added adjustments to the exterior. The 168,666 gross ton ship will begin sailing up the Ems river soon for Sea Trials in the north sea. Once sea trials are complete the countdown will begin as crew members will begin to set up departments onboard.
Royal Caribbean released some photos of the ship before and during the float out at the German shipyard. Some photos shows just how huge the ships Azipods are as one of the propellers are being installed. You can view the photos below:
If you missed the float out then don’t worry, Royal Caribbean also posted a brand new video with highlights. You can also see the hall being filled up with water and all the preparation which goes into the major milestone.
Ovation of the Seas will debut in April with a couple of special sailings out of Southampton, UK. The 4,180 passenger ship will then set off towards its new home port in Tianjin, China. the vessel will begin sailing from China in June 2016.