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20+ Luxurious and Largest Cruise Ships in the world

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Do you know which one is the largest ship of the world? The very first name comes to our mind is Titanic. No doubt, it is the most famous ship which met with disaster on its very first journey. But here we are talking about megastructure. There are many giant ships you might not aware of all. Titanic is not even on the top 20 list. These ships transport around 90 percent of the stuff produced in different countries. Enjoy the list of Largest Cruise Ships in the world (in service as well as future luxurious cruise ships).

21. Mariner of the Seas

Mariner of the seaPhoto credit: Wikimedia Commons

Launched: 16th November 2003
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: $650 million
Length: 311 meters
Height (above the ground): 59 meters
Beam: 38 meters
Maximum Capacity: 3114 passengers
Speed: 24 knots
Gross Tonnage: 138,280 GT

20. Navigator of the Seas

Navigator of the SeasPhoto credit: Wikimedia Commons

Launched: 25th January 2002
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: $650 million
Length: 311.1 meters
Height (above the ground): 58 meters
Beam: 38 meters
Maximum Capacity: 3807 passengers
Speed: 22 knots
Gross Tonnage: 139,570 GT

19. Norwegian Getaway

Norwegian GetawayPhoto credit: Gannett

Launched: February 2014
Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
Cost: $700 million
Length: 326 meters
Beam: 39 meters
Maximum Capacity: 3910 passengers
Speed: 22 knots
Gross Tonnage: 145,650 GT

18. Norwegian Breakaway

Norwegian BreakawayPhoto credit: Wikimedia commons

Launched: 30 April 2013
Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
Cost: $550 million
Length: 326 m
Height (above the ground): 67.4 meters
Beam: 42 meters
Maximum Capacity: 4100 passengers
Speed: 21.5 knots
Gross Tonnage: 145,655 GT

17. Norwegian Epic

Norwegian EpicPhoto credit: Wikimedia commons

Launched: 10 July 2009
Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
Cost: $800 million
Length: 329 meters
Height (above the ground): 70 meters
Beam: 40.6 meters
Maximum Capacity: 5,183 passengers
Speed: 21.6 knots
Gross Tonnage: 155,873 GT

16. Regal Princess

Regal PrincessPhoto credit: Princess

Launched: 26th march 2013
Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Cost: $730 million
Length: 330 meters
Height (above the ground): 66 meters
Beam: 38 meters
Maximum Capacity: 3560 passengers
Speed: 23 knots
Gross Tonnage: 142,229 GT

15. Royal Princess

Royal PrincessPhoto credit: Wikimedia commons

Launched: 16 August 2012
Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Cost: $500 million
Length: 330 meters
Height (above the ground): 65.6 meters
Beam: 38 meters
Maximum Capacity: 4,100 passengers
Speed: 23 knots
Gross Tonnage: 142,229 GT

14. MSC Splendida

MSC SplendidaPhoto credit: Wikimedia Commons

Launched: March 2009
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Cost: $550 million
Length: 333 meters
Height (above the ground): 66.8 meters
Beam: 38 meters
Maximum Capacity: 3900 passengers
Speed: 21 knots
Gross Tonnage: 137,935 GT

13. MSC Fantasia

MSC FantasiaPhoto credit: Wikimedia Commons

Launched: 18th December 2008
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Cost: $550 million
Length: 333 meters
Height (above the ground): 62 meters
Beam: 38 meters
Maximum Capacity: 3900 passengers
Speed: 22.7 knots
Gross Tonnage: 137,935 GT

12. MSC Preziosa

MSC PreziosaPhoto credit: Cruisemates

Launched: March 2013
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Cost: $550 million
Length: 333 meters
Height (above the ground): 66.8 meters
Beam: 38 meters
Maximum Capacity: 3959 passengers
Speed: 23.7 knots
Gross Tonnage: 139,000 GT

11. MSC Divina

MSC Divina Photo credit: Wikimedia commons

Launched: 19th May 2012
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Cost: $550 million
Length: 333 meters
Height (above the ground): 66.8 meters
Beam: 38.29 meters
Maximum Capacity: 3900 passengers
Speed: 22.6 knots
Gross Tonnage: 139,400 GT

10. Norwegian Escape

Norwegian EscapePhoto credit: Gannett

Launching In: 2015
Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
Cost: Estimated $600 million
Length: 334.6 meters
Height (above the ground): 65 meters
Beam: 41.5 meters
Maximum Capacity: 4248 passengers
Speed: 22 knots
Gross Tonnage: 164,600 GT

9. Independence of the Seas

Independence of the Seas 1Photo credit: Wikimedia commons

Launched: 25 April 2008
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: $830 million
Length: 338.9 meters
Height (above the ground): 71 meters
Beam: 38.6 meters
Maximum Capacity: 4375 passengers
Speed: 21.6 knots
Gross Tonnage: 154,407 GT

8. Liberty of the Seas

Liberty of the Seas Photo credit: Wikimedia commons

Launched: 10 May 2007
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: $800 million
Length: 338.9 meters
Height (above the ground): 72 meters
Beam: 38.6 meters
Maximum Capacity: 4375 passengers
Speed: 21.6 knots
Gross Tonnage: 154,407 GT

7. Freedom of the Seas

Freedom of the SeasPhoto credit: Wikimedia commons

Launched: 10 May 2006
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: $800 million
Length: 338.4 meters
Height (above the ground): 63.7 meters
Beam: 38.6 meters
Maximum Capacity: 4375 passengers
Speed: 21.6 knots
Gross Tonnage: 154,407 GT

6. RMS Queen Mary 2

Queen Mary Photo credit: Wikimedia commons

Launched: 21 March 2003
Cruise Line: Cunard
Cost: $900 million
Length: 345 meters
Height (above the ground): 72.1 meters
Beam: 49 meters
Maximum Capacity: 3090 passengers
Speed: 30 knots
Gross Tonnage: 148,528 GT

5. Ovation of the Seas

Ovation of the SeasPhoto credit: Travelpulse

Launching In: 2016
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: $900 million
Length: 348 meters
Height (above the ground): 68 meters
Beam: 41 meters
Maximum Capacity: 4905 passengers
Speed: 22 knots
Gross Tonnage: 168,666 GT

4. Anthem of the Seas

Anthem of the SeasPhoto credit: Voyagersworld

Launching In: 2016
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: Estimated $900 million
Length: 348 meters
Height (above the ground): 67 meters
Beam: 41 meters
Maximum Capacity: 4905 passengers
Speed: 22 knots
Gross Tonnage: 168,666 GT

3. Quantum of the Seas

Quantum of the SeasPhoto credit: Wikimedia Commons

Launched: 9th August 2014
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: $935 million
Length: 348 meters
Height (above the ground): 68 meters
Beam: 41 meters
Maximum Capacity: 4905 passengers
Speed: 22 knots
Gross Tonnage: 168,666 GT

2. Allure of The Seas

Largest Cruise Ships- Allure of the SeasPhoto credit: Wikimedia commons

Launched: 20 November 2009
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: $1.2 billion
Length: 362 meters
Height (above the ground): 72 meters
Beam: 47 meters
Maximum Capacity: 6296 passengers
Speed: 22.6 knots
Gross Tonnage: 225,282 GT

1. Oasis of The Seas

Oasis of the Seas Photo credit: Wikimedia commons

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Launched: 21 November 2008
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
Cost: $1.4 billion
Length: 362 meters
Height (above the ground): 72 meters
Beam: 47 meters
Maximum Capacity: 6296 passengers
Speed: 22.6 knots
Gross Tonnage: 225,282 GT

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