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VITAL STATISTICS
THE BASICS

CLASS:                      Voyager  
BUILDER:                  Kvaerner Masa-Yards Turku, Finland
ENTERED SERVICE:  October 28, 2000
LINE:                         Royal Caribbean International

SIZE

DISPLACEMENT:         137,308 g.r.t. (109,370 tons deadweight).
LENGTH:                        1,020.7 feet.
BEAM:                             157.5 feet.
DRAFT:                             28.2 feet.

SPEED:                         22 knots (service speed).
PROPULSION:              2 azipods, 1 fixed pod
POWER PLANT:           Diesel Electric   

PEOPLE

CAPACITY:                 3,840 passengers (3,114 double occupancy)
CREW:                         1,185.
OFFICERS:                  International
STATEROOMS:          1,557
Explorer of the Seas cruise ship
Above: Explorer of the Seas at the
Cape Liberty Cruise Terminal.

Below: Explorer going under New
York's Veranzano Narrows Bridge.
FEATURE ARTICLES

"The New Explorer" - - Hotel Director Gordon
Marshall talks about the revitalization of Explorer


Cruise Review - - A review of a 2015 cruise on
Explorer

"The Friendliest Ship" - - An interview with
Captain Olav Nyseter

"Getting Better and Better" - - An interview
with Captain Henrik Loy and Hotel Director Benny
Weidecker

"Dining Guide To Explorer of the Seas" - -
Hotel Director Xavier Matthias and Executive Chef
Patrick McCabe discuss the dining venues on Explorer.

"A Review of Johnny Rockets" - - Review of the
popular hamburger specialty restaurant on Explorer

"A Review of Portofino" - - Review of the
Portofino Specialty Restaurant on Explorer of the Seas

"A Conversation With Captain Erik" - -An
interview and profile of Explorer of the Seas Captain Erik Standal
PART ONE;  PART TWO  

"The Winning Equation" - - Profile of Explorer of the
Seas
and an interview with Royal Caribbean's Senior Vice President
of Marine Operations, Captain William Wright concerning Royal
Caribbean's strategy of building large cruise ships.

"A Conversation with Jorge Lynch" - - An
inside view from Explorer's Hotel Director.

"Scientific Research on EXPLORER OF
THE SEAS" - -  A unique partnership between academia, the
government and a major cruise line, The Ocean Lab on
Explorer of
the Seas
conducted serious research about the oceans, the
atmosphere and the weather. Dr. Otis Brown, Dean of the
Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science describes the
work that was done by the lab.
EXPLORER IN PICTURES
(Photo tour and commentary)
EXPLORER
OF THE SEAS
PROFILE PAGE
DAILY PROGRAMS
A collection of Cruise Compasses and other
information distributed onboard Explorer of the
Seas
MENUS
A collection of menus from the main dining room
and specialty restaurants aboard Explorer of the
Seas.
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PHOTO FEATURES
EXPLORER GOES TO EUROPE
(Photo Essay)

EXPLORER SAILS
(Video)

EXPLORER VISITS BOSTON
(Photo essay)

EXPLORER IN THE CARIBBEAN
(Photo essay)
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