Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas arrived at Pier 91 in Seattle Friday, picking up passengers for a seven-day round trip to Alaska.

The ship will be homeported in Seattle for the summer season and is the largest to dock on the West Coast at 1,138-feet long.

The Port of Seattle expects 1.2 million paying cruise passengers this year, up 8 percent from last year’s record.

More on Maritime Industry »