VIDEO: Royal Caribbean’s ‘Three Sisters,’ World’s Largest Cruise Ships, Pose For Family Portrait
By Space Coast Daily // November 7, 2016
Sail-a-Bration at Jetty Park set Nov. 13
ABOVE VIDEO: Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and Harmony of the Seas met off the coast of Florida on Friday for the first time as the newest Oasis-class ship, Harmony, makes its way to Port Everglades for the first time. Oasis of the Seas is heading up to its new home at Port Canaveral. Allure of the Seas will continue to call Port Everglades home along with Harmony of the Seas. All three will sail alternating year-round, seven-night eastern and western Caribbean cruises from the Florida ports.
Oasis of the Seas Arrives At Port Canaveral
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — Royal Caribbean’s huge Oasis of the Seas sailed into Port Canaveral on Saturday and will berthed at Cruise Terminal 1.
The Canaveral Port Authority welcomed the arrival of the flag ship of the world’s largest class of cruise vessels, which is a whopping 225,000 gross tons.
The Canaveral Port Authority built the $104.6 million 188,000 square foot Terminal 1 and 1007-vehicle parking facility specifically to accommodate Oasis-class ships. The Oasis of the Seas, which carries 5,400 passengers double occupancy, replaces the 3,634 passenger Freedom of the Seas at Port Canaveral.
“Our community has been excited about Oasis of the Seas since Royal Caribbean International made the announcement,” said Port Canaveral CEO John Murray.
“And we have been busy readying ourselves for the increase in passengers by working with our ground transportation and other partners to make this transition to our next level of cruising as smooth as possible for the cruise line and their guests.”
The Port Authority invites the community to join in a Sail-a-Bration at Jetty Park on November 13 from 3- 6 p.m.to bid Oasis of the Seas bon voyage as she sails from her new homeport in Central Florida.
Complimentary admission begins at 2 p.m. with family fun, entertainment, and giveaways. Please bring a non-perishable food item as a donation to the Sharing Center of Central Brevard.
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ABOVE VIDEO: Royal Caribbean’s huge Oasis of the Seas sailed into Port Canaveral on Saturday, November 5, and berthed at Cruise Terminal 1.