‘The Symphony of the Seas’, the largest cruise ship in the world, docked last Sunday at the Port of Valencia. It was the first time that this ship of the Royal Caribbean company and of 362 meters of length visited the city.
In a communiqué, the port explained that, as the maritime / port canons mark, in this inaugural stay, the ship and the port area have exchanged metopes to remember the arrival of what is considered the largest cruise ship in the world.
The commercial director of the Port Authority of València (APV), Mar Chao, has delivered to the captain of the cruise a “socarrat” of marine motives, with the legend alluding to the event. For his part, the captain of the Symphony, Rick Sullivan presented the representative of the APV with a commemorative image of the opening scale of the ship in Valencia.
The ‘Captain Rick’ has been “very satisfied” by the capacity of the port of Valencia, “its excellent facilities and the professionalism of the pilots and port services”, while for Chao the arrival of the ship “shows that the traffic of cruises is a clear bet of Valenciaport “.
The Symphony of the Seas is the most innovative boat in the fleet that brings together the most innovative facilities of Royal Caribbean among which stand out: the highest slide on the high seas, two surf simulators for lovers of this sport and a zip line of vertigo 25 meters long and suspended to nine decks in height.
In addition, it has the Bionic Bar, where a robot bartender starts up after the bar to meet the orders of customers, as well as a running track and an oasis of vegetation in the middle of the boat, with pleasant specialty restaurants and with garden areas that provide freshness inside the boat.