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5/16/16

Cruise Industry: World’s newest, largest cruise ship leaves French port city

Harmony of the Seas
The 120,000-tonne “Harmony of the Seas” on Sunday sailed out of the western French port city of Saint-Nazaire, where it was built following 32 months of construction at the STX France shipyard.

 A hush descended on the crowd of nearly 70,000 people gathered at the Saint-Nazaire port on Sunday as the “Harmony of the Seas” sounded its foghorn and then, aided by tug vessels, reversed out of its docking position.

Twenty minutes later, as white handkerchiefs fluttered above the heads of the spectators on land, the hulking vessel spun into position toward the English Channel and set off for the southern English port of Southampton.

Read more: World’s newest, largest cruise ship leaves French port city - France 24

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