World's three largest cruise ships meet for first time

Big sisters: Oasis class ships are world's largest cruise ship Big sisters: Oasis class ships are world's largest cruise ship

NOVEMBER 7, 2016 — Royal Caribbean International's Oasis-class ships, Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and the new Harmony of the Seas, greeted each other at sea for the first and possibly only time, Nov 4.

The world's three largest cruise ships came together to celebrate the U.S. arrival of Harmony of the Seas on the eve of the ship's debut in her new permanent homeport of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

The first two ships in the class, Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas were delivered respectively in 2009 and 2010 by what was then the STX Europe Turku Shipyard in Finland.

In 2016, the third Oasis class vessel, Harmony of the Seas, was delivered by by STX France in Saint-Nazaire, 

The newest and youngest of the three ships, Harmony of the Seas, is officially the world's largest cruise ship, beating her sisters by a foot in length and nearly 1,700 gross registered tons.

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