Just before the keel-laying ceremony for Quantum of the Seas, sister ship Anthem of the Seas had her first steel-cutting at the Meyer Werft laser centre.
Adam Goldstein, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean commented "Today is a very special day in the development of our new Quantum class, as we are now two steps closer to delighting guests around the world with Quantum cruising. It's incredibly rewarding to see Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas coming together well, and today we not only honor those two very important milestones, but we also regonize the years of hard work and dedication from the team developing these ships."
Anthem of the Seas' delvery date is scheduled for spring 2015.
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