Quantum of the Seas – The World’s First Smart Ship

Quantum of the Seas

Last Wednesday Royal Caribbean unveiled its latest addition from a brand new Quantum class of cruise ships – Quantum of the Seas. This cruise ship has it all: virtual balconies, wristbands with radio frequency ID to enable customers to pay without physical form of money and the last but not least…. therobotic bartenders! Quantum of the Seas has been already named as the first smart ship in the world.

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Quantum of the Seas Data:
1,141ft in Length – Which equals 41 buses
136ft in Width
Cruising speed: 22 knots – 25mph
Gross tonnage: 167,800
Capacity: 4,180 to 4,905
Crew number: 1,500
Cabins number: 2,090
Port of Call: Port Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey.

Photo by Glyn Lowe Photoworks.

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