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Oasis of the Seas

The world's largest cruise ship, the $1.5 billion Oasis of the Seas, weighs 226,000 tons and is 1,184 feet long. Operated by Royal Caribbean International, the ship will make its first official voyage on Dec. 5 out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Testing the Waters

Sept. 28: The Oasis of the Seas on a trial run near Finland.

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Turku, Finland

Oct. 28: The largest passenger ship ever sits in a dockyard in Turku, Finland, getting ready to set sail.

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Finishing Touches

Workers put the finishing touches on the Oasis of the Seas.

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Leaving the Baltic Sea

Oct. 31: The Oasis of the Seas passes out of the Baltic Sea and under the Great Belt Fixed Link bridge in Denmark on its maiden voyage to Florida.

(Photo: AP)

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Passing England

Nov. 2: Observers view the Oasis of the Seas as it cruises past Portsmouth, England.

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Arriving in Florida

Nov. 13: Five tugboats guide the Oasis of the Seas to its home port in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

(Photo: Reuters)

Arriving in Florida

The Oasis of the Seas pulls into Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

(Photo: Reuters)

Oasis of the Seas

The world's largest cruise ship, the $1.5 billion Oasis of the Seas, weighs 226,000 tons and is 1,184 feet long. Operated by Royal Caribbean International, the ship will make its first official voyage on Dec. 5 out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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