Celebrity Reflection, the fifth and final of Celebrity’s stylish Solstice-class sisters, saw daylight for the first time on Sunday in Papenburg, Germany. With the coaxing of a pair of tugs, the 126,000-ton, 3,030-passenger ship was transferred from its indoor dock at the Meyer Werft shipyard to its nearby al fresco fitting-out pier.
This YouTube video, courtesy of Meyer-Werft, gives an inside perspective on the float-out process. Final outfitting will continue until mid-September, when the ship will get on its way for its European debut in October.
Tour the ship’s “see-through” showers, private cabanas and more on our Celebrity Reflection page.
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