Royal Caribbean International’s Utopia of the Seas, scheduled to begin service from Port Canaveral, Florida, in July 2024, was launched for the first time at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, where it is located. under construction.
“The process itself took nearly 15 hours, starting with filling the new ship’s dry dock with more than 46 million gallons of water overnight,” Royal Caribbean said. “Utopia was then moved into an outfitter’s dock, where it will be completed in the summer of 2024.”
The 18-deck Oasis-class ship will be equipped with a number of one-of-a-kind features and amenities, including more than 40 dining and beverage options, the 295-foot-long Ultimate Abyss, the longest dry slide of the world. the cruise industry and “an immersive train car dining experience, the first of its kind,” Royal Caribbean said.
Utopia of the Seas will sail three- and four-night cruises from Port Canaveral with a stop in Nassau and Perfect Day at CocoCay, Royal Caribbean’s private island.
The 236,8600 gross ton vessel will carry 5,668 passengers at double occupancy and will be powered by liquefied natural gas.
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