Symphony of the Seas – The World’s Largest Cruise Ship Sets Sail

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Symphony of the Seas – The World’s Largest Cruise Ship Sets Sail

The world’s largest cruise ship, the Symphony of the Seas, has set sail on its inaugural voyage from Barcelona, Spain, and is headed on a cruise through the Mediterranean.

The Symphony of the Seas is the latest vessel in the Royal Caribbean’s Oasis-class ships, which includes the Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and Harmony of the Seas. The Oasis-class cruise ships are exclusive to the Royal Caribbean brand and are heralded as the most exclusive class of ships available. The Harmony of the Seas, was launched in 2016 and held the previous designation as the “World’s Largest Ship.” Now the Symphony has earned that title in terms of passenger capacity and is considered a ‘game-changer’ in Royal Caribbean’s class and the cruise industry.

Once onboard, passengers can venture into the Ultimate Abyss – the world’s tallest slide at sea – for a thrill of a lifetime and prepare to scale every height on the dual 43-foot rock-climbing walls.

The Symphony of the Seas is 1,188 feet long and has the capacity to house 6,680 guests, as well as 2,200 crew members. It hosts 5,518 guest rooms with 2,759 staterooms.  There are 18 decks on the ship, 20 dining options, 24 elevators and seven ‘neighborhoods.’

One of these neighborhoods includes an adult-only Solarium lounge and a Central Park, which is aimed to give the adult passengers a place of refuge. A Boardwalk is also on board with a carousel. The vessel has other entertainment areas, including a 10-deck twisting dry slide, two surf simulators, a zip line, an ice skating rink, two 40-foot rock climbing walls and a Splashaway Bay water park.

The Symphony also houses the world’s largest laser tag area, as another feature for those looking for entertainment and fun on the ship. For those looking for a little art and enlightenment, the Symphony of the Seas houses more pieces of art than the Louvre has paintings.

After its inaugural voyage, the Symphony of the Seas is set to go to Port Miami where it will start a 12-night transatlantic voyage this fall. Caribbean sailings will begin in November 2018.


If you have been injured on your cruise, on a wet and slippery deck, down a poorly lit staircase or steep gangway, in port on an excursion, or on a tender boat- it is important that you speak as soon as possible with a lawyer who specializes in personal injury claims against cruise lines. Most cruise lines, including Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Norwegian, MSC, Disney, Holland America, Princess, Costa, Regents Seven Seas and Oceania require that claims against them be pursued in a very specific place under very strict deadlines. Failure to comply with each individual cruise lines deadlines can result in a complete loss of any and all legal rights.

Aronfeld Trial Lawyers is a personal injury firm located in Miami, Florida since 1991.  We have fought hard to hold cruise lines accountable when they put their profits ahead of passenger safety.  We are available 24/7 and encourage you to contact us even if you are still on your cruise. The sooner we can begin our investigation and preservation of key evidence, such as the CCTV footage of your trip and fall, slip and fall, assault or other type of injury the more likely we will be able to understand and prove how the incident occurred. Remember, the cruise lines have the most aggressive and well funded defense lawyers in the world- protecting their profits.  You need an experienced legal advocate in your corner who will fight to obtain the compensation you deserve for lost wages, medical expenses, transportation reimbursement and pain and suffering.  Call us today and speak with a cruise ship claims lawyer about your potential claim- toll free 1-866-597-4529, 305-441-0440, or by email. We are ready to help.