Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

We from TTalents.com, besides being obsessed by technical Mumbo Jumbo, love to travel! So in this list we have combined our two passions! See here the top 10 largest cruise ships in the world 2015.

10. Norwegian Breakaway

10. Norwegian Breakaway - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 144,017 GT
Length: 325.7 m (1,069 ft)
Beam: 39.7 m (130.2 ft) – At Waterline 52.67 m (172.8 ft) – Lifeboats/Tenders
Height: 54.5 m (179 ft)
Draft: 8.8 m (29 ft)
Decks: 18

www.ncl.com

9. Norwegian Epic

9. Norwegian Epic - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 155,873 GT
Length: 329.45 m (1,081 ft)
Beam: 40.64 m (133 ft)
Height: 61 m (200 ft)
Draft: 8.7 m (29 ft)
Depth: 21.6 m (71 ft)
Decks: 19

www.ncl.com

8. Royal Princess

8. Royal Princess - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 142,714 GT
Length: 330 m (1,083 ft)
Beam: 47 m (155 ft) – With SeaWalk
38 m (126 ft) – Without SeaWalk
Capacity: 3,600 passengers

www.princess.com

7. MSC Divina

7. MSC Divina - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 139,400 GT
Length: 333 m (1,092.52 ft)
Beam: 124.6 ft (37.98 m)
Height: 219.2 ft (66.81 m)
Draft: 27.2 ft (8.29 m)
Decks: 18 total, 13 passenger decks

www.msccruisesusa.com

6. Independence of the Seas

6. Independence of the Seas - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 154,407 GT
Length: 338.95 m (1,112.0 ft)
Beam: 38.6 m (127 ft) hull
56 m (184 ft) extreme width of superstructure
Draught: 8.8 m (29 ft)
Decks: 15 (passenger); 3 (crew)

5. Liberty of the Seas

5. Liberty of the Seas - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 154,407 GT
Length: 1,111.9 ft (338.91 m)
Beam: 126.64 ft (38.60 m) (waterline)
184 ft (56.08 m) (bridge wings)
Draught: 28 ft (8.53 m)
Decks: 18 total decks, 15 passenger decks
Speed: 21.6 knots (40.0 km/h; 24.9 mph)
Capacity: 4600 passengers (double occupancy)
Crew: 1,300 (average)

4. Freedom of the Seas

4. Freedom of the Seas - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 154,407 GT
Length: 1,112 ft (338.94 m)
Beam: 126.64 ft (38.60 m) waterline 184 ft (56.08 m) extreme (bridge wings)
Height: 209 ft (63.70 m)
Draught: 28 ft (8.53 m)
Decks: 18 total decks, 15 passenger decks
Installed power: 6 × Wärtsilä 12V46 (6 × 12,600 kW)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric; Three ABB Azipod units, two azimuthing and one fixed.
Four bow thrusters
Speed: 21.6 knots (40.0 km/h; 24.9 mph)
Capacity: 3,634 passengers
Crew: 1,360

3. RMS Queen Mary 2

3. RMS Queen Mary 2 - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 148,528 GT
Displacement: ~75,000 tonnes
Length: 1,132 ft (345 m)
Beam: 135 ft (41 m) waterline,
147.5 ft (45.0 m) extreme (bridge wings)
Height: 236.2 ft (72.0 m) keel to (top of) funnel
Draught: 33 ft (10.1 m)
Decks: 13 passenger, 17 total decks
Installed power: 4 x Wärtsilä 16V 46C-CR / 16,800 kW (22,848 mHP), 2 x GE LM2500+ / 25,060 kW (34,082 mHP)
Propulsion: Four 21.5 MW Rolls-Royce/Alstom “Mermaid” electric propulsion pods:
2 fixed and 2 azimuthing
Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Capacity: 2,620 passengers
Crew: 1,253 officers and crew

Read our post about the waste water treatment system of the Queen Mary 2.

2. Oasis of The Seas

2. Oasis of The Seas - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 225,282 GT
242,999 NT
15,000 DWT
Length: 361.6 m (1,186.5 ft) overall
Beam: 47 m (154 ft) waterline
60.5 m (198 ft) max beam
Height: 72 m (236 ft) above water line
Draught: 9.3 m (31 ft)
Depth: 22.55 m (74 ft)
Decks: 16 passenger decks
Installed power: 3 × 13,860 kW (18,590 hp) Wärtsilä12V46D
3 × 18,480 kW (24,780 hp) Wärtsilä 16V46D
Propulsion: 3 × 20 MW (27,000 hp) ABB Azipod,
all azimuthing
4 × 5.5 MW (7,400 hp) Wärtsilä CT3500
bow thrusters
Speed: 22.6 knots (41.9 km/h; 26.0 mph)
Capacity: 5,400 passengers at double occupancy
6,296 maximum
Crew: 2,165 on maiden voyage
2,394 as of July 2012

1. Allure of The Seas

Although the Allure and Oasis of the Seas are the same design, the The Allure of the Seas was built few centimeter longer than the Oasis of the Seas due to some measuring errors. Therefor the Allure of the Seas is technically the largest ship in the world!

1. Allure of The Seas - Top 10 Largest Cruise Ships in the World 2015

Tonnage: 225,282 GT
242,999 NT
19,750 DWT
Displacement: Approximately 100,000 tons
Length: 362 m (1,187 ft)
Beam: 47 m (154 ft) waterline
60.5 m (198 ft) max beam
Height: 72 m (236 ft) above water line
Draught: 9.3 m (31 ft)
Depth: 22.5 m (74 ft)
Decks: 16 passenger decks
Installed power: 3 × 13,860 kW (18,590 hp) Wärtsilä12V46D
3 × 18,480 kW (24,780 hp) Wärtsilä 16V46D
Propulsion: 3 × 20 MW (27,000 hp) ABB Azipod,
all azimuthing
4 × 5.5 MW (7,400 hp) Wärtsilä CT3500
bow thrusters
Speed: 22.6 knots (41.9 km/h; 26.0 mph)
Capacity: 5,400 passengers at double occupancy
6,296 maximum
Crew: 2,384 as of July 2012
Notes: 50 mm (2.0 in) longer than Oasis

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