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Liberty of the Seas has new home as biggest cruise ship in Texas

The Freedom-class ship will sail year-round to the western Caribbean (Photo: Port of Galveston)
Liberty of the Seas arrived Friday at the Port of Galveston, its new year-round home. The Royal Caribbean International vessel is the largest ever to cruise from Texas.

The Freedom-class Liberty of the Seas replaced Navigator of the Seas for weekly western Caribbean sailings.

'We are excited to homeport the largest cruise ship to sail from the state of Texas,' Galveston port director Mike Mierzwa said.

He added Liberty of the Seas represents 'Royal Caribbean’s confidence in the Port of Galveston’s efficient cruise operations and ability to attract passengers on its Freedom-class ships.'

Liberty of the Seas will visit destinations including Roatán, Belize City, Cozumel, Costa Maya, Falmouth, Montego Bay and Grand Cayman.