Largest Cruise Ships

Largest Cruise Ships

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About Largest Cruise Ships

  • A vacation on cruise is a dream of many people in the world. It becomes more special when this dream comes true.
  • Experiencing cruise on one of the largest ships is really beautiful. And it is responsibility of cruise line to make people feel like that they are in the dream world who are spending so much to be on cruise.
  • Each ship is designed differently but if it is catering more than 2000 people at a time in a single sailing is considered as large or mega size ships. In these ships, many thousands people can travel at a time.
  • Till now there are two main ships that are in competitions, Queen Mary 2 and Freedom of Sea. Freedom of the Sea is gaining more popularity.
  • This ship is a piece of art with science and advanced naval engineering on the surface of earth.

Background of Largest Cruise Ships

  • Freedom of the Sea was launched in the year 2006.
  • Largest Cruise Ships are monstrous mega ship.
  • It has a capacity of carrying about 4300 people at single sailing.
  • It is 1,112 feet long which is really stunning.
  • It is a staggering 15 passenger deck high.
  • This ship offers many types of activities and amenities for each passenger for all age groups.
  • It is the first ship in the Royal Caribbean’s new Freedom class of ships.
  • The second one is Queen Mary 2.
  • It comes next to the Freedom of the Sea and nonetheless claims title of a largest ship.
  • It is for the largest ocean liner in the world.
  • This ship is 1,132 feet in length and with 14 decks stretching.
  • This ship can serve more than 2600 people at a time. It is specially equipped for longer sailings.

Benefits of Largest Cruise Ships

  • There are many benefits of sailing in large ships like Largest Cruise Ships, you can have brand name restaurant here.
  • You can get spa and gym facilities that too of high quality.
  • Different sizes of cabins.
  • You can play many types of games at casino. Other activities like ice skating, miniature golf, rock climbing or even outdoor cinemas.
  • You will get more advanced equipments. And large ships do not go for renovations. Latest gadgets are used there.
  • Large ships are less affected by ocean’s wave.
  • You will get expanded amenities for families and children.
  • These ships offer better discount and last minute deals because of the plenty of space and cabins available.
  • There are some other large ships run by most major cruise lines which are Norwegian, Carnival and Princess.
  • Before choosing any ships, have knowledge of the ship and know your comfort. You should be clear what you want and whether you want it or not.
  • Ask your friends and relatives if they have been to these types of ship before.

List of the World's Largest Cruise Ships

Rank Ship(s) Cruise Line Gross Tonnage Year Length Beam Capacity
1 Allure of the Seas
Oasis of the Seas
Royal Caribbean International 220,000 GT 2010
2009
1,187 ft. 208 ft. 6,296
3 Freedom of the Seas
Liberty of the Seas
Independence of the Seas
Royal Caribbean International 154,407 GT 2006
2007
2008
1,111.9 ft. 184 ft. 4,370
6 Norwegian Epic Norwegian Cruise Line 153,000 GT 2010 1,081 ft. 133 ft. 4,200
7 Queen Mary 2 Cunard Line 151,400 GT 2003 1,132 ft. 147.5 ft. 3,056
8 Navigator of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 138,279 GT 2002 1,020 ft. 161 ft. 3,114
9 Mariner of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 138,279 GT 2003 1,020 ft. 161 ft. 3,114
10 MSC Fantasia MSC Cruises 138,000 GT 2008 1,093.5 ft. 124.3 ft. 3,900
11 MSC Splendida MSC Cruises 138,000 GT 2009 1,093.5 ft. 124.6 ft. 3,900
12 Explorer of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 137,308 GT 2000 1,020 ft. 157.5 ft. 3,114
13 Voyager of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 137,276 GT 1999 1,020 ft. 157.5 ft. 3,138
14 Adventure of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 137,276 GT 2001 1,020 ft. 157.5 ft. 3,114
15 Carnival Dream Carnival Cruise Lines 130,000 GT 2009 1,004 ft. 122 ft. 3,652
16 Celebrity Solstice Celebrity Cruises 122,000 GT 2008 1,033 ft. 121 ft. 2,850
17 Celebrity Equinox Celebrity Cruises 122,000 GT 2009 1,033 ft. 121 ft. 2,850
18 Celebrity Eclipse Celebrity Cruises 122,000 GT 2010 1,033 ft. 121 ft. 2,850
19 Ruby Princess Princess Cruises 116,351 GT 2008 951 ft. 118 ft. 3,080
20 Azura P&O Cruises 116,351 GT 2010 951.5 ft. 118 ft. 3,092
21 Diamond Princess Princess Cruises 115,875 GT 2004 951 ft. 123 ft. 2,674
22 Sapphire Princess Princess Cruises 115,875 GT 2004 951 ft. 121 ft. 2,670
23 Costa Concordia Costa Cruises 114,500 GT 2006 950 ft. 118 ft. 3,700
24 Costa Serena Costa Cruises 114,500 GT 2007 950 ft. 118 ft. 3,700
25 Costa Pacifica Costa Cruises 114,500 GT 2009 950 ft. 118 ft. 3,700
26 Carnival Splendor Carnival Cruise Lines 113,300 GT 2008 952 ft. 116 ft. 3,006
27 Crown Princess Princess Cruises 113,000 GT 2006 951 ft. 118 ft. 3,080
28 Emerald Princess Princess Cruises 113,000 GT 2007 951 ft. 118 ft. 3,114
29 Ventura P&O Cruises 113,000 GT 2008 951 ft. 118 ft. 3,092
30 Caribbean Princess Princess Cruises 112,894 GT 2004 951 ft. 118 ft. 3,622
31 Carnival Conquest Carnival Cruise Lines 110,239 GT 2002 952 ft. 116 ft. 2,974
32 Carnival Glory Carnival Cruise Lines 110,239 GT 2003 952 ft. 116 ft. 2,974
33 Carnival Valor Carnival Cruise Lines 110,239 GT 2004 952 ft. 116 ft. 2,974
34 Carnival Liberty Carnival Cruise Lines 110,239 GT 2005 952 ft. 116 ft. 2,974
35 Carnival Freedom Carnival Cruise Lines 110,239 GT 2007 952 ft. 116 ft. 2,974
36 Golden Princess Princess Cruises 109,000 GT 2001 951 ft. 118 ft. 2,600
37 Star Princess Princess Cruises 108,977 GT 2002 951 ft. 118 ft. 2,600
38 Grand Princess Princess Cruises 108,806 GT 1998 951 ft. 118 ft. 2,600
39 Costa Fortuna Costa Cruises 105,000 GT 2003 890 ft. 124 ft. 2,720
40 Costa Magica Costa Cruises 105,000 GT 2004 890 ft. 124 ft. 2,672
41 Carnival Victory Carnival Cruise Lines 102,000 GT 2000 893 ft. 116 ft. 2,758
42 Carnival Triumph Carnival Cruise Lines 101,509 GT 1999 893 ft. 116 ft. 2,758
43 Carnival Destiny Carnival Cruise Lines 101,353 GT 1996 893 ft. 116 ft. 2,642

World's Largest Cruise Ships Under Construction

(100,000+ GT)

S.No Ship Cruise Line Gross Tonnage Year Length Beam Capacity
1 Norwegian TBA Norwegian Cruise Line 143,500 GT 2013     4,000
2 Norwegian TBA Norwegian Cruise Line 143,500 GT 2014     4,000
3 TBA Princess Princess Cruises 141,000 GT 2013     3,600
4 TBA Princess Princess Cruises 141,000 GT 2014     3,600
5 MSC Divina MSC Cruises 139,000 GT 2012 1,093.5 ft. 124.6 ft. 3,900
6 Carnival Magic Carnival Cruise Lines 130,000 GT 2011 1,004 ft. 122 ft. 3,652
7 Carnival Breeze Carnival Cruise Lines 130,000 GT 2012 1,004 ft. 122 ft. 3,652
8 Disney Dream Disney Cruise Line 128,000 GT 2011 1,115 ft. 121 ft. 4,000
9 Disney Fantasy Disney Cruise Line 128,000 GT 2012 1,115 ft. 121 ft. 4,000
10 Celebrity Silhouette Celebrity Cruises 122,000 GT 2011 1,033 ft. 121 ft. 2,850
11 Celebrity Reflection Celebrity Cruises 122,000 GT 2012 1,033 ft. 121 ft. 2,850
12 Costa Favolosa Costa Cruises 114,500 GT 2011 950 ft. 118 ft. 3,700
13 Costa Fascinosa Costa Cruises 114,500 GT 2012 950 ft. 118 ft. 3,700