Harmony of the Seas leaves the STX shipyard in St. Nazaire, France for her first sea trial. Royal Caribbean press release photo.


The world’s largest cruise ship set sail from the STX shipyard in France yesterday with the help of several tugs, heading out on her first sea trial.

Harmony of the Seas. Royal Caribbean press release photo.

At 1,187 feet in length, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas is almost 330 feet longer than the Titanic and more than 160 feet longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall.

Harmony of the Seas during construction. Royal Caribbean press release photo.


MarineLink.com: Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest luxury cruise ship took to the seas for the first time on Thursday afternoon as it slides into the waters of western France, in the port of Saint Nazaire. Some 500 people were on board for the trial, which is set to continue until Sunday. Read more from MarineLink.com here…

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee