Explorer of the Seas is an ocean going cruise ship launched in 2000 and her age is 22 year old, registered under the flag of Bahamas. The vessel welcomes 3938 passengers on board attended by a crew of 1180 professionals. The passenger to space ratio is 35. It has 15 decks of which 8 decks with cabins, altogether 1641 cabins. Explorer of the Seas is owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd and operated by Royal Caribbean International. Shipbuilder is Kvaerner Masa-Yards (Turku, STX Finland). Тhe hull's class is Voyager. The building cost is USD 500 million. The vessel's operational speed is 24 kn. The main particulars are as follows - length of 311 m, beam of 49 m, gross tonnage of 137308 GT. It was last refurbished in 2018. Before its inauguration voyage the ship was christened by Jackie Joyner-Kersee.