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Freedom of the Seas

The Freedom of the Seas is floated out for the first time all was good. Though, I am not impressed with the new name – i feel a clunky marketing campaign to americans is afoot – which probably cheepens this new impressive ship given the current political misuses of “freedom”. The ship is being built in at the Aker Yard in Turku Finland. Where alot of other Royal Carribean ships…


Enchantment in the Netherlands

Here’s a pictures of the Enchantment during its recent lenghtening process and below is the press release from Royal Caribbean. MIAMI, May 31, 2005 – Shipbuilding technology has come a long way since Royal Caribbean International lengthened its last ship 25 years ago. Royal Caribbean’s third ship to be extended, Enchantment of the Seas, lies in dry dock this month, where workmen are laboring round-the-clock to add a 22.2-meter (73-foot)…