Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas Docks At Port Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // December 16, 2014
168,666 ton, 1,139-foot long ship wows crowd
ABOVE VIDEO: Quantum of the Seas is the most technologically advanced ship Royal Caribbean has ever developed. From boatloads of bandwidth to a simplified boarding process, Quantum of the Seas is the smartship you’ll need to experience for yourself.
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Building on a legacy of innovation and creative design, Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas, the world’s third largest passenger ship docked at Port Canaveral on Monday.
Quantum of the Seas offers features not seen before, such as simulated skydiving, a glass observation pod at the end of a giant swiveling mechanical arm, the largest indoor sports and entertainment complex at sea, and larger more advanced staterooms.
The ship’s homeport is Cape Liberty, in Bayonne, N.J., and stops on its way to the Bahamas and Caribbean.
QUANTUM OF THE SEAS STATS:
|Length:||347.1 m (1,139 ft)|
|Beam:||49.5 m (162 ft) (max)
41.4 m (136 ft) (waterline)
|Draught:||8.8 m (29 ft)|
|Decks:||18 (16 passenger-accessible)|
Four-stroke turbocharged marine diesel engines:
Two Wärtsilä 12V46F @14,400kW ea.
Two Wärtsilä 16V46F @19,200kW ea.
(67.2MW total engine power output)
Two 20.5 MW (27,500 hp) ABB Azipod XO thrusters, Four 3,500 kW (4,694 hp) bow thrusters
|Speed:||22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)|
|Capacity:||4,180 passengers (double occupancy) 4,905 passengers (maximum occupancy)|