Quantum of the Seas, the first of three 167,800-ton, 4.180-passenger next-generation Royal Caribbean cruise ships, will be delivered to its owner end of October, 2014 with 2,090 cabins including 373 virtual balconies, inside cabins featuring real-time views of the ocean and destinations.
‘Quantum of the Seas’ swift and light sailing
The cruise ship will feature 16 passenger decks with a top deck featuring a solarium for adults, an outdoor pool, a new indoor pool featuring an operable roof system and a H2O Zone kids’ aqua park. Other facilities aboard the vessel include a surf simulator measuring 40ft, a rock climbing wall measuring 40ft above the deck, a spa, a casino, and an outdoor movie screen measuring 220ft².
Saint-Gobain supplies Weight saving and Energy Saving solutions: This innovative vessel has extensively been fitted with Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Kinon glass. The complete hull will carry double glassed units with various pressure panes with high energy saving and comfort glass solutions. The same accounts for the fire resistant safety glass as CONTRAFLAM-LITE MARINE A0.
Restaurant with a spectacular view The facade of the aft restaurant has been fitted with weight saving STADIP MARINE Double Glazed Units with comfort glazing STADIP SILENCE for better acoustics and high U-Values for thermal control. These glass combinations save up to 45% of weight compared to traditional glass combinations. Furthermore the vessel is fitted with Saint-Gobain ISOVER ULTIMATE insulation contributes up to 50% of weight saving compared to the traditional stone wool insulation materials.