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Biggest Cruise Ships In The World

Ships are the most exotic mode of transport. The thought of traveling in humongous ships across the oceans give us a thrill like none other. Ships have enthralled us for centuries and have seen a great deal of advancements from simple boats to galleys to clipper ship to modern ships.

We all love to travel in a cruise ship and spend our holidays in the middle of a sea. But do you know that there are thousands of cruises in the world which run on a daily basis.

People are designing bigger cruise ships every day but till the time they get ready another ship is already planned.

So here we have made a list of the world’s largest cruise ships which will definitely amaze you with their massive size. However, we are listing only 10 biggest cruise ships in the world.

  1. Symphony of the seas

This is the 25th Royal Caribbean cruise ship and the 4th Oasis class. This cruise is just a little larger than her sister ships which makes her the biggest cruise ship in the world. This beauty was built at the Stx France shipyard and was later delivered on 23 March 2018 to the cruise line. Its first official maiden voyage was started on 7th April 2018 from Barcelona, Spain.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean

Length: 1188 ft

Gross tonnage: 228081

Passengers: 5518

Entered service: March 2018

  1. Harmony of the seas

Harmony of the seas is the first order amongst the two from STX France to expand the ships large class. This cruise has 10 story ultimate abyss slide that is situated above the AquaTheater.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean

Length: 155.6 ft

Gross tonnage: 227500

Passengers: 5480

Entered service: May 2016

  1. Allure of the Seas

This is the 2nd Royal Caribbean record-breaking Oasis class. This cruise has so many dining spaces that it is almost unable to count. However, the interesting part is that its design is totally different from other large ships in the industry. This cruise also has AquaTheater and a zip line.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean

Length: 1187 ft

Gross tonnage: 225282

Passengers: 5400

Entered service: October 2010

  1. Oasis of the Seas

This is one of those ships which has pushed the industry of cruises to new heights. This ship entered the industry in the year 2009 and was considered as first of its kind. This vessel was also built at the STX shipyard in Finland.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean

Length: 1186.5 ft

Gross tonnage: 225282

Passengers: 5400

Entered service: December 2009

  1. Anthem of the Seas and ovation of the Seas

Anthem of the Seas is Royal Caribbean’s second ship which was built in the Quantum class. These ships have some of the most advanced technologies like superfast internet, Two70, Ripcord by iFLY and North Star.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean

Length: 1141 ft

Gross tonnage: 168666

Passengers: 4180

Entered service: April 2015

  1. Norwegian Bliss

Norwegian Bliss is Breakaway-Plus class’s part and the newest ship of the Norwegian cruise line. This beauty entered the service in April 2018.

Cruise line: Norwegian cruise line

Length: 1094 ft

Gross tonnage: 228081

Passengers: 4004

Entered service: April 2018

  1. Quantum of the Seas

This is one of the most innovative cruise ship ever with some advanced technologies like superfast internet, Two70, Ripcord by iFLY, North Star and much more. It was built in Papenburg, Germany at the Meyer Werft shipyard. This is the same place where its sister ships were also built.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean

Length: 1139 ft

Gross tonnage: 167800

Passengers: 4180

Entered service: November 2014

  1. Norwegian Joy

This Norwegian cruise line’s second Breakaway-Plus class cruise ship is just a slightly bigger than the Norwegian Escape. This vessel was mainly built for the Chinese market and it also features the first race track on Sea.

Cruise line: Norwegian cruise line

Length: 1094 ft

Gross tonnage: 167725

Passengers: 3883

Entered service: April 2017

  1. MSC Meraviglia

This is the largest cruise ever built till date for the line and MSC Cruises’ first Meraviglia class vessel. The ship started its service in the year 2017 and is presently based in the Mediterranean.

Cruise line: MSC cruises

Length: 1036 ft

Gross tonnage: 167600

Passengers: 4500

Entered service: June 2017

  1. Norwegian Escape

It is NCL’S largest ship and was one of the biggest highlights for the cruise industry in the year 2015. It is the first ship of the two Breakaway-Plus ships and has features like the first ever snow room in an ocean. Guy Harvey is the designer of this hull at work. Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany is the place where it was built.

Cruise line: Norwegian cruise line

Length: 1094 ft

Gross tonnage: 164600

Passengers: 4200

Entered service: October 2015

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