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Symphony of the Seas

Capacity
5518
Crew
2200
Tonnage
228,021
Length
362 m (1,188 ft)
First voyage
2018
Decks
18

Symphony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. As of 22 January 2019, she is the largest passenger ship in the world by gross tonnage, at 228,021 GT, surpassing her sister Harmony of the Seas.

Symphony of the Seas was built in the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France. She is the fourth ship in its Oasis-class series.

Construction timeline

Symphony of the Seas

Cruiseline: 
Capacity (DO): 
5518
Crew: 
2200
Tonnage: 
228,021
Length: 
362 m (1,188 ft)
Beam: 
66 m (215.5 ft) max beam
First voyage: 
2018
Decks: 
18

Symphony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. As of 22 January 2019, she is the largest passenger ship in the world by gross tonnage, at 228,021 GT, surpassing her sister Harmony of the Seas.

Symphony of the Seas was built in the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France. She is the fourth ship in its Oasis-class series.

Construction timeline

  • 29 October 2015 – keel laid
  • 9 June 2017 – float out
  • 15 to 18 February 2018 – sea trials
  • 23 March 2018 – formally turned over to Royal Caribbean International
  • 24 March 2018 – ship left Saint-Nazaire for Malaga under the command of Rob Hempstead, arriving on 27 March
  • 29 March 2018 – ship arrived in first homeport of Barcelona
  • 31 March 2018 – first passenger cruise
  • 7 April 2018 – official maiden voyage
  • 9 November 2018 – arrived at new Royal Caribbean terminal in PortMiami.

Description

Symphony of the Seas measures 361.011 metres (1,184.42 ft) in length and has a gross tonnage of 228,081 across 18 decks. She is able to accommodate 5,518 passengers at double occupancy up to a maximum capacity of 6,680 passengers, as well as a 2,200-person crew.

Facilities include a children's water park, a full-size basketball court, ice-skating rink, and two 43-foot rock-climbing walls. There is also a 'central park' which contains over 20,000 tropical plants.

Alexa, Carlos and Ocean PenaVega were chosen as the "Godfamily" of the ship, marking the first time in the industry that a family was a ship sponsor. The christening ceremony took place in Miami in November 2018.

Route

During her first season Symphony of the Seas will sail from Barcelona, Spain, on seven-night Western Mediterranean cruises. On 28 October 2018, she repositioned to her home port, the Port of Miami in Florida, United States. In November 2018, she began Caribbean cruises.

Symphony of the Seas arrived in Miami on November 9, 2018, she will sail an Eastern Caribbean itinerary from Miami to Philipsburg, Sint Maarten; Basseterre, Saint Kitts; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Labadee, Haiti. She will also sail on a Western Caribbean itinerary to Roatán, Honduras; Costa Maya, Mexico; Cozumel, Mexico; and Nassau, Bahamas. In May 2019 Nassau will be replaced with Coco Cay, Bahamas.

 

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Attractions on Symphony of the Seas


Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Coastal Kitchen

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Try Pacific Coast favourites with a Mediterranean twist in Coastal Kitchen, on Deck 17. Exclusive to Suite guests and Crown and Anchor® Society Pinnacle Members, this chic venue features a rotating...
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Sports Court

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
We’ll bring the balls— you bring the moves. Experience energising ocean views from our Sports Courts while you enjoy adrenalin-packed sports action at sea.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Beach Pool

Average: 3 (1 vote)
Pool with saltwater and comfortable seating places under umbrellas right by it.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Main Dining Room

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Dine in style in our main dining room, enjoying an exceptional menu, elegant setting and outstanding Royal Caribbean service. It’s the perfect place for special occasions.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Retail

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It's temptation time. Shop the designer names and onboard exclusives, all at price you won't find on land. Swiss timepieces, spirits, fine jewellery, beauty and high fashion are all here, tax and d...
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Shore Excursions

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Explore every port-of-call with Explorations! shore excursions, the best way to have fun outside the ship. Stop by the Shore Excursion desk to book or for more details.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Jamie's Italian

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Chef Jamie Oliver may be one of Britain's most famous food exports, but it's his intense passion for Italian cooking and the Italian way of life that drives the menu at Jamie's Italian.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Mast Bar

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Our alfresco bar will provide you with snacks and refreshments.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Conference Center

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Our comfortable conference center features state-of-the-art presentation equipment and a variety of meeting rooms.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

English Pub

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As lively as London, this is a brilliant spot to grab a pint. And you’ve got lots to choose from. The impressive beer list runs from ales to lagers, with UK-themed cocktails and an inspired collect...

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