What is the largest cruise ship on the oceans? It seems to be changing regularly. Royal Caribbean’s line of passenger ships with capacity of 5,000+ ships keep coming out of the shipyards faster than they can be measured. They are set to launch world’s LARGEST cruise ship in 2016 – Harmony… Read the rest
There is an industry push to move more passengers across the world. With the cruise industry growing every year, the major lines are keeping the shipbuilders very busy.
Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd has 53 ships in the fleet including these brands: Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Azamara and Silversea… Read the rest
Over 100 years since it first opened (1914), the Panama Canal has been enlarged. There are now 2 new entrances to the long haul across the continent. The route is 50 miles, but huge ships could not fit into the locks.
Although behind schedule, the new locks have opened and are taking larger ships. The very… Read the rest
Royal Caribbean is busy building more colossal ships. The 5th in their offerings will be called the Melody of the Seas. – Well, that’s the buzz. They have not officially named it. Industry pundits are picking up vibes that the ship’s moniker will be the Melody. Folks, these are … Read the rest
See the Video of the August, 23rd Carnival Vista trying to back away from a pleasure yacht harbor in Messina, Sicily. The giant 130,000 ton (displacement) ship was pulling out and using its side thrusters. As it drifted to the port side, the water jumped over a barrier and knocked over several boats. … Read the rest
First, the news highlights:
- World’s largest ship is now at sea. The Royal Caribbean HARMONY OF THE SEAS —> 6,360 guests 2,100 crew, 1,187 feet long, $1.5 B, widest cruise ship ever built, 2,500 staterooms, 20 dining venues, 23 swimming pools, a skating rink, slides and a park with