List of world's largest ships by gross tonnage

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This is a list of some of the world's largest ships by gross tonnage. Gross tonnage is a calculated value based on the ship's internal volume. The Maersk Triple E class container ships would probably exceed these ships Gross tonnage if the volume of above deck containers was included.

Overall listing[edit]

Name Class Type Length Beam Draft Gross Tonnage Status Main builder Operator
Batillus Batillus class Supertanker 414.22 m (1,359 ft 0 in) 63.01 m (206 ft 9 in) 28.50 m (93 ft 6 in) 275,268 Scrapped Chantiers de l'Atlantique Société Maritime Shell France
Bellamya Batillus class Supertanker 414.22 m (1,359 ft 0 in) 63.01 m (206 ft 9 in) 28.50 m (93 ft 6 in) 275,268 Scrapped Chantiers de l'Atlantique Société Maritime Shell France
Sea Brilliance (ex. Pierre Guillaumat) Batillus class Supertanker 414.22 m (1,359 ft 0 in) 63.01 m (206 ft 9 in) 28.50 m (93 ft 6 in) 274,838[1] Scrapped Chantiers de l'Atlantique Cie Nationale de Nav
Sea Giant (ex. Prairial, Hellas Fos) Batillus class Supertanker 414.22 m (1,359 ft 0 in) 63.01 m (206 ft 9 in) 28.50 m (93 ft 6 in) 274,838[2] Scrapped Chantiers de l'Atlantique Cie Nationale de Nav
Seawise Giant (later Knock Nevis, Happy Giant, Jahre Viking) - Supertanker 458.45 m (1,504 ft 1 in) 68.80 m (225 ft 9 in) 24.61 m (80 ft 9 in) 260,941 Scrapped Sumitomo Heavy Industries Orient Overseas Container Line
Esso Atlantic[3] Esso Atlantic class Supertanker 406.57 m (1,333 ft 11 in) 71.07 m (233 ft 2 in) 25.29 m (83 ft 0 in) 259,532 Scrapped Hitachi Zosen Corporation Esso Tankers Inc. Liberia
Esso Pacific[4] Esso Atlantic class Supertanker 406.57 m (1,333 ft 11 in) 71.07 m (233 ft 2 in) 25.29 m (83 ft 0 in) 247,160 Scrapped Hitachi Zosen Corporation Esso Tankers Inc.
Sea World (ex. King Alexander, Nanny)[5] - Supertanker 364.0 m (1,194 ft 3 in) 79.03 m (259 ft 3 in) 24.03 m (78 ft 10 in) 245,100 Scrapped Uddevallavarvet Addison Sg. & Tdg. S.A.
Globtik Tokyo[6] Globtik Tokyo class Supertanker 378.88 m (1,243 ft 1 in) 62.06 m (203 ft 7 in) 28.201 m (92 ft 6.3 in) 238,232 Scrapped Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries Tokyo Tanker
Globtik London[7] Globtik Tokyo class Supertanker 378.88 m (1,243 ft 1 in) 62.06 m (203 ft 7 in) 28.201 m (92 ft 6.3 in) 238,207 Scrapped Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries Tokyo Tanker
Nissei Maru[8] Globtik Tokyo class Supertanker 378.85 m (1,242 ft 11 in) 62.06 m (203 ft 7 in) 28.2 m (92 ft 6 in) 234,287 Scrapped Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries Tokyo Tanker
TI Asia TI Class Supertanker 379 m (1,243 ft 5 in) 68 m (223 ft 1 in) 24.525 m (80 ft 5.6 in) 234,006 In service as FSO Daewoo Tankers International
Allure of the Seas Oasis Class Cruise Ship 360 m (1,181 ft 1 in) 47 m (154 ft 2 in) 9 m (29 ft 6 in) 225,282 In Service STX Europe Royal Caribbean International
Andros Petros[9] Andros Petros class Supertanker 378.39 m (1,241 ft 5 in) 68.08 m (223 ft 4 in) 25.04 m (82 ft 2 in) 218,447 Scrapped Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries Northern Sealanes Corp
Esso Mediterranean[10] Andros Petros class Supertanker 378.39 m (1,241 ft 5 in) 68.06 m (223 ft 4 in) 25.51 m (83 ft 8 in) 218,447 Scrapped Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries Esso Tankers Inc
Berge Empress[11] Berge Emperor class Supertanker 381.82 m (1,252 ft 8 in) 68.08 m (223 ft 4 in) 22.78 m (74 ft 9 in) 211,359 Scrapped Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Bergesen d.y.
Al Rekkah[12] Aiko Maru class Supertanker 365.99 m (1,200 ft 9 in) 70.06 m (229 ft 10 in) 22.6 m (74 ft 2 in) 210,068 Scrapped Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Kuwait Oil Tanker Co S.A.K.
Aiko Maru[13] Aiko Maru class Supertanker 365.86 m (1,200 ft 4 in) 70.06 m (229 ft 10 in) 22.9 m (75 ft 2 in) 209,788 Scrapped Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sanko Line
Jinko Maru[14] Aiko Maru class Supertanker 366.0 m (1,200 ft 9 in) 70.06 m (229 ft 10 in) 22.9 m (75 ft 2 in) 209,787 Scrapped Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sanko Line
Coraggio[15] Hilda Knudsen class Supertanker 378.04 m (1,240 ft 3 in) 69.07 m (226 ft 7 in) 22.99 m (75 ft 5 in) 205,960 Scrapped Kawasaki Heavy Industries Pluto S.p.A. Di Navigazione
Hilda Knudsen[16] Hilda Knudsen class Supertanker 378.01 m (1,240 ft 2 in) 69.04 m (226 ft 6 in) 22.97 m (75 ft 4 in) 203,966 Scrapped Kawasaki Heavy Industries Knut Knutsen O.A.S.
Esso Deutschland[17] Hilda Knudsen class Supertanker 378.01 m (1,240 ft 2 in) 69.07 m (226 ft 7 in) 22.92 m (75 ft 2 in) 203,869 Scrapped Kawasaki Heavy Industries Esso A.G.
Berge Emperor[18] Berge Emperor class Supertanker 381.82 m (1,252 ft 8 in) 68.08 m (223 ft 4 in) 22.878 m (75 ft 0.7 in) 203,110 Scrapped Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Bergesen d.y.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Auke Visser. "Pierre Guillaumat". International Super Tankers. 
  2. ^ Auke Visser. "Prairial". International Super Tankers. 
  3. ^ http://www.aukevisser.nl/inter/id303.htm
  4. ^ Auke Visser. "Esso Pacific - (1977-1990)". International Super Tankers. 
  5. ^ http://www.aukevisser.nl/supertankers/id51.htm
  6. ^ Auke Visser. "Globtik Tokyo". International Super Tankers. 
  7. ^ Auke Visser. "Globtik London". International Super Tankers. 
  8. ^ Auke Visser. "Nissei Maru (I)". International Super Tankers. 
  9. ^ Auke Visser. "Andros Petros". International Super Tankers. 
  10. ^ Auke Visser. "Esso Mediterranean - (1989-1991)". International Super Tankers. 
  11. ^ Auke Visser. "Berge Empress". International Super Tankers. 
  12. ^ Auke Visser. "Al Rekkah". International Super Tankers. 
  13. ^ Auke Visser. "Aiko Maru". International Super Tankers. 
  14. ^ Auke Visser. "Jinko Maru". International Super Tankers. 
  15. ^ Auke Visser. "Coraggio". International Super Tankers. 
  16. ^ Auke Visser. "Hilda Knudsen". International Super Tankers. 
  17. ^ Auke Visser. "Grand". International Super Tankers. 
  18. ^ Auke Visser. "Berge Emperor". International Super Tankers.