What is this giant of the seas seen from many islands of southern Brittany doing?

What is this giant of the seas seen from many islands of southern Brittany doing?
What is this giant of the seas seen from many islands of southern Brittany doing?

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May 13, 2024 at 1:10 p.m.

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“What is this big thing in the middle of the water”, people asked at the beginning May 2024 many tourists from the coast of Belle-île-en-Mer. This is Utopia of the seas, a new cruise ship. Explanations.

Tests before cruises starting this summer

Utopia of the Seas, a 362 m liner built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, has been undergoing sea trials since Tuesday May 7 to hope to start the first cruises this summer 2024. Propulsion and maneuverability tests are being carried out in particular.

An accident at sea

A spectacular rescue operation took place on the afternoon of May 11. Indeed, the passenger ship, sailing eight nautical miles off Belle-Île, reported a injured on board. The civil security helicopter came to pick up the victim.

Utopia of the seas off the coast of Belle-Île-en-Mer. ©- Morbihan

Back in Saint-Nazaire

The giant of the seas returned to Saint-Nazaire on Sunday May 12, 2024. The American-Norwegian shipowner of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line hopes to see it sailing this summer.

The boat can accommodate 7,000 passengers (2,900 cabins) and 2,400 crew members. Cruise passengers can notably enjoy a 24-meter zip line, a surf simulator, fifteen swimming pools, two theaters including an outdoor aquatic theater and even a casino.

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