World’s biggest cruise ship

Royal CaribbeanI bet you thought the Queen Mary II – at 151,400 tons –  was a big ship. Not satisfied with the 160,000-ton Freedom of the Seas which is due in June, Royal Caribbean, the world’s second largest cruise operator,  has just ordered the world’s largest ship. This $1.24bn monster, dubbed Project Genesis,  will be 220,000 tons and will be capable of holding a staggering 6,400 passengers. It is sheduled to be delivered late in 2009 by Oslo-based shipbuilder Aker Yards.

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  1. […] The news comes soon after Royal Caribbean revealed their order for a ship which they claimed would be double the size of most existing cruise ships. Possibly related posts: […]

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