A cruise ship is a large passenger ship mainly used for vacationing. First passenger cruising service was introduced in 1844 by P&O Cruises, a British company based on Carnival House Southampton, England.
In a year over 20 million people take a cruise on massive cruise ships to travel. Cruise ships are popular in the Caribbean, Australasia, Bahamas, Mediterranean and Europe.
How Much Does A Cruise Ship Weigh?
Modern-day cruise ships are massive in size and their weight can be huge. Gross registered tons (GRT) are used to calculate a cruise ship’s weight.
The 5 largest cruise ships that are used in the world today all weigh over 200000 tons.
Also, the 50 biggest cruise ships used today weigh over 100000 tons each.
Symphony of the Seas is the world’s largest cruise ship weighing 228081 GT or 258794 NT or 18095 DWT.
Usually the larger cruise ships feature more passengers, entertaining facilities, restaurants and other features.
What Is The Heaviest Cruise Ship?
Symphony of the Seas is currently the heaviest among all weighing 228,081 GT whose maximum passenger capacity is 6680.
Weights Of Different Cruise Ships
-Symphony of the Seas (Royal Caribbean): 228081 gross tons
-Harmony of the Seas (Royal Caribbean): 227500 gross tons
-Allure of the Seas (Royal Caribbean): 225282 gross tons
-Oasis of the Seas (Royal Caribbean):225282 gross tons
-Costa Smeralda (Costa Cruises): 185000 gross tons
-P&O Iona (P&O Cruises): 184700 gross tons
-AIDAnoa (AIDA Cruises):183900 gross tons
-MSC Grandiosa & Virtuosa (MSC Cruises):181541 gross tons
-Mardi Gras (Carnival Cruise Line):180800 gross tons
>>World’s largest cruise ship with 18 decks is twice the length of the Washington DC monument.
>>Most of the cruise ships in the world feature fake funnels.
>>Most of the cruise ships crew members use secret code words to communicate with each other.