The third largest cruise ship in the world, the Quantum of the Seas, is expected to leave the Papenburg shipyard harbor on September 21, 2014 and take the Emsüberführung towards the North Sea. The arrival in Eemshaven (NL) is scheduled for Monday. Then the ship will start a short ride on the Outer Ems setting. Later, the Quantum of the Seas will moor for several days at Columbus Quay in Bremerhaven before the technical and nautical test drive on the North Sea begins. October 31 she will arrive into Southampton (UK) for a two nights sailing before the 8 night transatlantic sailing to Bayonne New Jersey which will be the home port for the next 5 months.
Here is the time table for the Ems Conveyance of Quantum of the Seas
This plan is subject to the corresponding wind and weather conditions and water levels. Time changes are possible.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
14:00 clock passage of the sea lock (Papenburg)
17:15 clock passing the Frisians Bridge (Weener)
19:30 clock passing the Jann-Berghaus Bridge (Leer)
21:30 clock arrival Emssperrwerk (Gandersum)
Monday, September 22, 2014
00:15 clock passing Emssperrwerk
01:00 clock passing Emden
10:00 clock arrival Eemshaven, Netherlands (as of 19:00 clock mooring)