List of the world's largest cruise ships

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The recorded list of the world's largest cruise ships, both in service and under construction, based on gross tonnage.

In service[edit]

(100,000+ GT)

Rank Ship Cruise Line Year Gross
Tonnage
Length Beam Staterooms Passenger capacity
Maximum Waterline Double Maximum
1 Allure of The Seas Royal Caribbean International 2010 225,282 GT[1] 1,187 feet (362 m)[2] 213 feet (65 m)[2] 154 feet (47 m)[3] 2,706[1] 5,412[1] 6,296[1]
Oasis of The Seas Royal Caribbean International 2009 225,282 GT[4] 1,187 feet (362 m)[4] 213 feet (65 m)[4] 154 feet (47 m)[5] 2,706[4] 5,412[4] 6,296[4]
3 Norwegian Epic Norwegian Cruise Line 2010 155,873 GT[6] 1,081 feet (329 m)[6] 133 feet (41 m)[6] 2,114[6] 4,100[6] 5,183
4 Freedom of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2006 154,407 GT[7] 1,112 feet (339 m)[7] 184 feet (56 m)[7] 126.6 feet (38.6 m)[7] 1,817[7] 3,634[7] 4,375[7]
Liberty of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2007 154,407 GT[8] 1,112 feet (339 m)[8] 184 feet (56 m)[8] 126.6 feet (38.6 m)[8] 1,817[8] 3,634[8] 4,375[8]
Independence of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2008 154,407 GT[9] 1,112 feet (339 m)[9] 184 feet (56 m)[9] 126.6 feet (38.6 m)[9] 1,817[9] 3,634[9] 4,375[9]
7 Queen Mary 2 Cunard 2004 148,528 GT[10][11] 1,132 feet (345 m)[12] 147 feet (45 m)[12] 135 feet (41 m)[12] 1,296[13] 2,592[13] 3,090[13]
8 Norwegian Breakaway Norwegian Cruise Line 2013 146,600 GT 1,068 feet (326 m) 169.7 feet (51.7 m)[14] 130.2 feet (39.7 m)[15] 1,994 3,988
9 Norwegian Getaway Norwegian Cruise Line 2014 145,655 GT 1,068 feet (326 m) 169.7 feet (51.7 m)[14] 130.2 feet (39.7 m) 2,014 3,910
10 Royal Princess Princess Cruises 2013 142,714 GT 1,083 feet (330 m) 155 feet (47 m)[16] 126 feet (38 m)[16] 1,780 3,560 4,100
11 Regal Princess Princess Cruises 2014 142,229 GT 1,083 feet (330 m) 155 feet (47 m)[16] 126 feet (38 m)[16] 1,780 3,560 4,100
12 Navigator of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2002 139,570 GT[17] 1,020 feet (310 m)[18] 161 feet (49 m)[19] 126 feet (38 m)[19] 1,638[18] 3,276[18] 3,807[18]
13 MSC Divina MSC Cruises 2012 139,400 GT 1,093 feet (333 m) 125 feet (38 m) 1,739 3,478 3,900
MSC Preziosa MSC Cruises 2013 139,400 GT[20] 1,093 feet (333 m) 125 feet (38 m)[20] 1,739[20] 3,478[20] 3,959[20]
15 Mariner of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2003 138,279 GT[21] 1,020 feet (310 m)[21] 161 feet (49 m)[19] 126 feet (38 m)[19] 1,557[21] 3,114[21] 3,807[21]
16 MSC Splendida MSC Cruises 2009 137,936 GT[22] 1,093 feet (333 m) 124 feet (38 m) 1,637[22] 3,274[22] 3,900[22]
MSC Fantasia MSC Cruises 2008 137,936 GT[22] 1,093 feet (333 m) 124 feet (38 m) 1,637[22] 3,274[22] 3,900[22]
18 Explorer of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2000 137,308 GT[23] 1,020 feet (310 m)[23] 157 ft (48 m)[24] 127 ft (38.6 m)[24] 1,557[23] 3,114[23] 3,840[23]
19 Voyager of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 1999 137,276 GT[25] 1,020 feet (310 m)[25] 157 ft (48 m)[25] 127 ft (38.6 m)[26] 1,557[25] 3,114[25] 3,840[25]
Adventure of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2001 137,276 GT[27] 1,020 feet (310 m)[27] 157 ft (48 m)[27] 127 ft (38.6 m)[28] 1,557[27] 3,114[27] 3,807[27]
21 Carnival Dream Carnival Cruise Lines 2009 130,000 GT[29] 1,004 feet (306 m)[29] 122 feet (37 m)[29] 1,823[29] 3,646[29] 4,631[29]
Carnival Magic Carnival Cruise Lines 2011 130,000 GT[30] 1,004 feet (306 m)[30] 122 feet (37 m)[30] 1,845[30] 3,690[30] 4,720[30]
Carnival Breeze Carnival Cruise Lines 2012 130,000 GT[30] 1,004 feet (306 m)[30] 122 feet (37 m)[30] 1,845[30] 3,690[30] 4,720[30]
Disney Dream Disney Cruise Line 2011 130,000 GT[31] 1,115 feet (340 m)[31] 137 feet (42 m)[31] 1,250[31] 2,500[31] 4,000[31]
Disney Fantasy Disney Cruise Line 2012 130,000 GT[31] 1,115 feet (340 m)[31] 137 feet (42 m)[31] 1,250[31] 2,500[31] 4,000[31]
26 Celebrity Reflection Celebrity Cruises 2012 126,000 GT [32] 1,033 feet (315 m)[32] 124 feet (38 m)[32] 1,515[32] 3,030[32]
27 Celebrity Silhouette Celebrity Cruises 2011 122,400 GT[32] 1,033 feet (315 m)[32] 121 feet (37 m)[32] 1,443[32] 2,886[32]
28 Celebrity Solstice Celebrity Cruises 2008 122,000 GT[32] 1,033 feet (315 m)[32] 121 feet (37 m)[32] 1,425[32] 2,850[32]
Celebrity Equinox Celebrity Cruises 2009 122,000 GT[32] 1,033 feet (315 m)[32] 121 feet (37 m)[32] 1,425[32] 2,850[32]
Celebrity Eclipse Celebrity Cruises 2010 122,000 GT[32] 1,033 feet (315 m)[32] 121 feet (37 m)[32] 1,425[32] 2,850[32]
31 Ventura P&O Cruises 2008 116,017 GT 950 feet (290 m) 118 feet (36 m) 1,537 3,092 3,597
32 Diamond Princess Princess Cruises 2004 115,875 GT[33] 952 feet (290 m)[33] 158 feet (48 m)[33] 1,337[33] 2,670[33] 3,286[33]
Sapphire Princess Princess Cruises 2004 115,875 GT[34] 952 feet (290 m)[34] 158 feet (48 m)[34] 1,337[34] 2,670[34] 3,286[34]
34 Azura P&O Cruises 2010 115,055 GT[35] 952 feet (290 m)[35] 118 feet (36 m)[35] 1,557[35] 3,096[35] 3,574[35]
35 Costa Serena Costa Cruises 2007 114,500 GT[36] 951 feet (290 m)[36] 118 feet (36 m)[36] 1,500[36] 3,000[36] 3,700
Costa Pacifica Costa Cruises 2009 114,500 GT[37] 950 feet (290 m)[37] 118 feet (36 m)[37] 1,504[37] 3,000[37] 3,700[37]
Costa Favolosa Costa Cruises 2011 114,500 GT[38] 950 feet (290 m) 118 feet (36 m) 1,508[38] 3,016 3,800
Costa Fascinosa Costa Cruises 2012 114,500 GT[39] 950 feet (290 m) 118 feet (36 m) 1,508 3,016 3,800
39 Ruby Princess Princess Cruises 2008 113,561 GT[40] 951 feet (290 m)[40] 159 feet (48 m)[40] 1,540[40] 3,080[40] 3,861[40]
Crown Princess Princess Cruises 2006 113,561 GT[41] 951 feet (290 m)[41] 159 feet (48 m)[41] 1,532[41] 3,080[41] 3,858[41]
Emerald Princess Princess Cruises 2007 113,561 GT[42] 951 feet (290 m)[42] 159 feet (48 m)[42] 1,532[42] 3,080[42] 3,841[42]
42 Carnival Splendor Carnival Cruise Lines 2008 113,300 GT[43] 952 feet (290 m)[43] 125 feet (38 m)[43] 1,503[43] 3,006[43] 4,914[43]
43 Caribbean Princess Princess Cruises 2004 112,894 GT[44] 951 feet (290 m)[44] 159 feet (48 m)[44] 1,557[44] 3,080[44] 3,762[44]
44 Carnival Conquest Carnival Cruise Lines 2002 110,000 GT[45] 952 feet (290 m)[45] 125 feet (38 m)[45] 1,487[45] 2,974[45] 3,700[45]
Carnival Glory Carnival Cruise Lines 2003 110,000 GT[46] 952 feet (290 m)[46] 125 feet (38 m)[46] 1,487[46] 2,974[46] 3,700[46]
Carnival Valor Carnival Cruise Lines 2004 110,000 GT[47] 952 feet (290 m)[47] 125 feet (38 m)[47] 1,487[47] 2,974[47] 3,730[47]
Carnival Liberty Carnival Cruise Lines 2005 110,000 GT[48] 952 feet (290 m)[48] 125 feet (38 m)[48] 1,487[48] 2,974[48] 3,700[48]
Carnival Freedom Carnival Cruise Lines 2007 110,000 GT[49] 952 feet (290 m)[49] 125 feet (38 m)[49] 1,487[49] 2,974[49] 3,700[49]
49 Golden Princess Princess Cruises 2001 109,000 GT[50] 951 feet (290 m)[50] 159 feet (48 m)[50] 1,300[50] 2,590[50] 3,199[50]
Star Princess Princess Cruises 2002 109,000 GT[51] 951 feet (290 m)[51] 159 feet (48 m)[51] 1,301[51] 2,590[51] 3,199[51]
Grand Princess Princess Cruises 1998 109,000 GT[52] 951 feet (290 m)[52] 159 feet (48 m)[52] 1,300[52] 2,590[52] 3,199[52]
52 Carnival Sunshine Carnival Cruise Lines 1996 102,853 GT[53] 893 feet (272 m)[53] 125 feet (38 m)[53] 1,321[53] 2,642[53] 3,400[53]
53 Costa Fortuna Costa Cruises 2003 102,587 GT[54] 890 feet (270 m)[54] 118 feet (36 m)[54] 1,358[54] 2,720[54]
Costa Magica Costa Cruises 2004 102,587 GT[55] 890 feet (270 m)[55] 118 feet (36 m)[55] 1,358[55] 2,720[55]
55 Carnival Triumph Carnival Cruise Lines 1999 101,509 GT[56] 893 feet (272 m)[56] 125 feet (38 m)[56] 1,379[56] 2,758[56] 3,470[56]
Carnival Victory Carnival Cruise Lines 2000 101,509 GT[57] 893 feet (272 m)[57] 125 feet (38 m)[57] 1,379[57] 2,758[57] 3,470[57]

Under construction[edit]

Rank Ship Cruise Line Year
(Planned)
Gross
Tonnage
Length Beam Staterooms Passenger capacity
Maximum Waterline Double Maximum
1 TBA Royal Caribbean International 2016[58] 227,700 GT[58][59] 1,188 feet (362 m)[58] 217 feet (66 m)[58] 2,744[58] 5,488[58] 6,360[58]
3 Quantum of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2014 167,800 GT[60] 1,141 feet (348 m) 136 feet (41 m) 2,094 4,188 4,905[60]
Anthem of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2015 167,800 GT[60] 1,141 feet (348 m) 136 feet (41 m) 2,094 4,188 4,905[60]
Ovation of the Seas Royal Caribbean International 2016 167,800 GT[60] 1,141 feet (348 m) 136 feet (41 m) 2,094 4,188 4,905[60]
6 TBA MSC Cruises 2017 167,600 GT[61] 1,033 feet (315 m)[61] 141 feet (43 m) 2,250[61] 4,500[61] 5,700[61]
TBA MSC Cruises 2019 167,600 GT[61] 1,033 feet (315 m)[61] 141 feet (43 m) 2,250[61] 4,500[61] 5,700[61]
8 TBA Norwegian Cruise Line 2018 164,500 GT[62] 1,063 feet (324 m) 135 feet (41 m) 2,174 [62] 4,200
TBA Norwegian Cruise Line 2019 164,500 GT[62] 1,063 feet (324 m) 135 feet (41 m) 2,174 [62] 4,200
10 Norwegian Escape Norwegian Cruise Line 2015 163,000 GT[62] 1,063 feet (324 m) 135 feet (41 m) 2,174 [62] 4,184
Norwegian Bliss Norwegian Cruise Line 2017 163,000 GT[62] 1,063 feet (324 m) 135 feet (41 m) 2,174 [62] 4,184
12 TBA MSC Cruises 2017 154,000 GT [61] 1,060 feet (320 m)[61] 135 feet (41 m) 2,070[61] 4,140[61] 5,300[61]
TBA MSC Cruises 2018 154,000 GT[61] 1,060 feet (320 m)[61] 135 feet (41 m) 2,070[61] 4,140[61] 5,300[61]
14 TBA Star Cruises 2016 150,000 GT 330 m 1,600 3,200 4,500
TBA Star Cruises 2017 150,000 GT 330 m 1,680 3,360 4,500
16 TBA Princess Cruises 2017 142,229 GT 1,083 feet (330 m) 155 feet (47 m) 126 feet (38 m) 1,780 3,560 4,100
17 Britannia P&O Cruises 2015 141,000 GT 330 m 3,611 4,100
18 Carnival Vista Carnival Cruise Lines 2016 135,000 GT 4,000
19 Costa Diadema Costa Cruises 2014 132,500 GT[30] 306 m 3,700 4,928
20 Aidaprima AIDA Cruises 2015 124,500 GT 300 m 3,250
TBA AIDA Cruises 2016 124,500 GT 300 m 3,250

Out of service[edit]

(100,000+ GT)

Rank Ship Cruise Line Year
In Service
Year
Out of Service
Gross Tonnage Length Beam Staterooms Passenger capacity
Double Maximum
1 Costa Concordia Costa Cruises 2006[63] 2012[64] 114,147 GT[63] 951 ft (290 m) 118 ft (36 m) 1,500[63] 3,000[63] 3,780[63]

See also[edit]

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