The largest cruise ships have the most luxurious and impressive facilities. These are almost gigantic cities floating on the ocean. Below is a list of the five largest cruise liners in the world.
Liberty of the Seas
Liberty of the Seas is a cruise ship of the Freedom class. The regular service started in May 2007. This 15-deck liner can accommodate 4 370 passengers, serviced by a team of 1 360 people. It was built in 18 months at the Aker Finnyards shipyard in Turku, Finland. It has a length of 338m, a width of 56m. The maximum speed is 21.6 knots (40 km/h).
Norwegian Escape is a cruise liner built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany in just 17 months in October 2015. Its length is 325.9m, width is 41.4m. It can accommodate 4 266 passengers and 1 733 crew members. Drawing on the body is the work of the Jamaican artist and nature defender Guy Harvey.
Norwegian Joy is a cruise ship built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany in 2017, specifically for the Chinese cruise market. Fun fact: the cruise was given a godfather, a Chinese singer Van Lichom. Joy has a length of 333.46m, a width of 41.40m. It can accommodate 3 883 passengers and 1 700 crew members.
MS Ovation of the Seas
MS Ovation of the Seas is a cruise ship of the Quantum class. It is owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and is operated by Royal Caribbean International. Goes under the flag of the Bahamas with a registry port in Nassau. The vessel was laid on March 5, 2015 at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Launching took place on February 18, 2016. The godmother of the ship was the Chinese actress Fan Bingbing. The first service took place on April 14, 2016 from Southampton (United Kingdom) to Tianjin. The length of the liner is 348 m, width – 48.9m. Can accommodate 4 180 passengers.
MS Anthem of the Seas
MS Anthem of the Seas is a cruise ship owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. It was laid on November 20, 2013 at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The launch took place on February 20, 2015. April 10, 2015 the vessel was put into operation. Crossed it April 20, 2015, the godmother became British historian and publicist Emma Wilby. The first service was carried out April 22, 2015 from Southampton to the coast of France and Spain. The length is 348m, the width is 49,4m. The capacity is 4 180 people.