Azamara Quest

Azamara Quest on the roads off Santorini on 8 July 2008

  • Blue Moon (2006-2007)
  • Delphin Renaissance (2003-2006)
  • R Seven (2000-2003)

Lloyd 's Register of Shipping

IMO no. 9210218

The Azamara Quest (formerly Seven R, Delphin Renaissance, Blue Moon ) is a cruise ship of Azamara Club Cruises, a subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises. She is one of eight almost identical ships of the R-Class.


The ship was built for Renaissance Cruises in France ( Saint- Nazaire ) at the shipyard Chantiers de l' Atlantique. Just one year later had the ship but due to the insolvency of Renaissance Cruises are sold and was acquired by a company registered in the Marshall Islands.

2003 chartered dolphin cruises the ship for the next five years, replacing the dolphin used from 1993 to 2003 as the flagship of the shipping company. During the time that the Renaissance was the ship as a dolphin on the way, put it back a distance equal to six times the orbit of earth. From the tour the ship with 4 star plus was given.

The owner sold the ship end of 2005 to the Spanish cruise line Pullmantur Cruises. Following the acquisition of Pullmantur Cruises by Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, a major restructuring of the joint fleet followed. The Blue Moon as well as the identical sister ship Blue Dream were transferred to the new subsidiary Azamara Cruises ( later renamed Azamara Club Cruises ). After extensive renovation work at Blohm Voss in Hamburg, the ship went as Azamara Quest on 9 October 2007 up speed again and has since been used worldwide cruises.


After a fire in the engine room on Friday, March 30, 2012 Azamara Quest driving maneuver off the coast of the Philippines on the Sulu Sea. On March 31, succeeded technicians to bring the machine up and running again. The Azamara Quest was thus able to continue under its own power and at reduced speed the journey to the city of Sandakan Harbour.

Former names

  • R Seven (2000-2003, Renaissance Cruises)
  • Delphin Renaissance (2003-2006, dolphin cruises )
  • Blue Moon (2006-2007, Pullmantur Cruises)