The world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, set out from the shipyard in Saint-Nazaire in France on its maiden voyage Sunday.
A crowd had gathered on shore and people in boats were were rushing in to look at the enormous vessel. Harmony of the Seas is 362 meters long and 72 meters high. The first stop for the cruise ship will be Southampton at the southern coast of England.
The ship have a passenger capacity of almost 5,500 passengers , according to the US company which owns Royal Caribbean International. The construction started in 2013 and has cost an estimated 1.15 billion euros, equivalent to around 10.5 billion.
Soon after it has got to Southampton, Harmony of the Seas will embarks on its first cruise, with ports of call in the Mediterranean.
The ship’s amenities include a water slide that extends over several decks
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today