Monday, November 2, 2009

Oasis Passes Milestone on Trip to US

Oasis of the Seas has passed a rather important milestone on its deadhead delivery cruise from the shipyard in Finland to its public debut in Ft. Lauderdale next week. Yesterday it passed under the Great Belt bridge in Denmark (actually 7pm Saturday night Eastern US time). It had only two feet to spare, even after lowering its smokestacks into the funnel. A check of the map will show why transit under this bridge is so important.

Some of the better coverage we've seen, with the better pictures was in London's Daily Mail and in the Associated Press (be sure to click the link at the side of the article for pictures).

Update 10:30am - Royal Caribbean now has released this interesting video hosted by Capt Bill Wright which shows the event: