Unlike the previous footage you can find here this video contains some facts and figures about the event that took place at the Meyer Weft Shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.
Interesting facts from the day
- It took four hours to flood the dry-dock with 217,000 cubic metres of water, the equivalent of 87 Olympic-sized swimming pools.
- The length of the dry-dock spanned 482 metres which is equivalent to the length of New York’s Empire State Building on it’s side.
- The width of the shed door spanned 45 metres whilst the width of Anthem of the Seas spanned 41.4 metres.
- The float-out process took seven hours in total.
(Photo credit to Royal Caribbean)