the next Chapter in the arms race to have the biggest cruise ship in the world: Starting in 2023, the new Queen of the seas 362 meters and 66 meters wide and, therefore, on a gross tonnage (in short GT; a measure of ship volume) of 232’000.

the owner of the then largest cruise ship in the world, will be the company Royal Caribbean, headquartered in Miami (USA). The world’s largest ships of this category: the Symphony of the Seas (BRZ 228’000), Harmony of the Seas (BRZ 227, 000) and the Allure of the Seas (GT 225’000) today. On place four of Meraviglia, which is part of the company MSC, headquartered in Geneva (BRZ 172’000) at the Moment, and with great distance.

in order for the French

the new giant will be Built in the French Saint-Nazaire, in the shipyard of Chantiers de l’atlantique, which has already built the Symphony and Harmony of the Seas. He will be able to promote in 2857 cabins 6700 passengers.

Much more interesting is not in the Communiqué, sent by the French yesterday. So the world knows neither how the new ship should look exactly as it’s supposed to mean, nor what are the attractions of the cruise Fans can look forward to.

A week from 800 francs

You may, however, assume that these are not likely to differ huge from those of similar sister ships of Royal Caribbean. This means that it will slip multiple Pools, sport courts, water, climbing walls, surf simulators and a helicopter-landing site.

The purchase price is likely to be between one and two billion Swiss francs – the Symphony of the Seas has cost more than 1.3 billion. For all Interested: The week-long Caribbean-round trip from and to Miami’s per Person in a double room without a sea view from almost 800 Swiss francs. (kst)