In the ranking of the 10 largest cruise ships in the world, not only the largest but also the most impressive ships are represented. Every single one of these 10 largest ships in the world is an architectural masterpiece of a special kind.
10th – Costa Diadema
With a length of 306 meters and a width of 37.2 meters, the Costa Diadema comes in 10th place. The cruise ship has 14 decks, three pools, four restaurants and 1823 cabins. 3646 passengers have space on this ship; the crew consists of 1367 people. The ship was built at Fincantieri, Monfalcone in Italy.
9th place – MSC Preziosa
The MSC Preziosa finished ninth. The length of the ship is 333.3 meters; the width is 37.9 meters. The ship has four pools, four restaurants, and 13 decks. 3,274 passengers are entrusted to a 1,320 strong crew. There are 1637 cabins on board. The ship was built at STX Europe, France.
8th place – Mariner of the Seas
The ship was built at Masa Yards (Turku) in Finland, has a length of 311 and a width of 38.6 meters. 13 decks, 1557 cabins, two restaurants and four pools are available to 3138 passengers. The crew consists of 1181 people.
7th – Regal Princess, Britannia (P&O)
The length of the ship is 330 meters; the width of the Regal Princess, Britannia is 38.4 meters. 3560 passengers have space on board the cruise ship; 1780 cabins are available to guests. The ship also has 15 decks, two pools and six restaurants. The ship was built at Fincantieri (Monfalcone) in Italy.
6th place – Norwegian Getaway
The length of the Norwegian Getaway is 324.6 meters. The width of the ship is 39.7 meters. This cruise ship can accommodate 4028 passengers. A total of 2014 cabins are available on 14 decks. The ship has four pools and 14 restaurants and was built at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany.
5th place – Queen Mary 2nd
The Queen Mary 2 is 345 meters long and 41 meters wide. The ship has 12 decks, five restaurants, five pools and 1296 cabins; 2592 passengers can ride and are entrusted by a crew of 1250 people. The ship was built at Chantiers de l´Atlantique in France.
4th place – Independence of the Seas
With a length of 339 meters and a width of 38.6 meters, the Independence of the Seas comes fourth. 13 decks, four pools and five restaurants with a total of 1800 cabins are available to the 3600 passengers. The ship was built at Masa Yards (Turku) in Finland.
3rd place – Norwegian Epic
The Norwegian Epic is 329.4 meters long and 40.6 meters wide. There are 14 decks, three pools, 14 restaurants and 2114 cabins available on board. The ship can accommodate 4631 passengers and was built at STX St. Nazaire in France.
2nd place – Ovation of the Seas
A length of 348 meters and a width of 41.4 meters puts the Ovation of the Seas in second place. 16 decks, 13 restaurants, 2090 cabins and 4905 passengers ensure that the ship from Germany built by Meyer Werft receives the silver medal in the ranking.
1st place – Allure of the Seas
The undisputed number 1: 361 meters long, 47 meters wide – 2706 cabins are available for 5400 passengers. 16 decks, four pools and eight restaurants ensure that the Allure of the Seas is the largest cruise ship in the world.