Largest ship ever docks Naha Port Aug. 1st

One of the largest cruise ships in the fleet of the Royal Caribbean International of the U.S., Quantum of the Seas, visited Naha Port for the first time in the morning of Aug. 1st.

The 167,800-ton cruise liner has the capacity of 4,200 passengers in its 2,000 guest cabins). The ship is the largest ship ever to make a port call in Okinawa. It’s 348 meters long and 41 meters wide. Its superstructure rises 50 meters above its waterline.

The ship started to cruise on the western Pacific in November 2014, and has made port calls at Korea and Japan since its homeport moved to Shanghai in June this year. The ship docked at the Naha Port at 7 a.m. on Aug. 1st. Four local travel agencies chartered 120 large buses to take passengers on three-hour sightseeing tours on the island during the ship’s brief stay.

22:53 25 Oct , 2016