List of world's longest ships
The world's longest ships are listed according to their overall length (LOA), which is the maximum length of the vessel measured between the extreme points in fore and aft. In addition, the ships' deadweight tonnage (DWT) and gross tonnage (GT) are presented as they are often used to describe the size of a vessel.
The list includes the current record-holders, either as individual ships or ship classes, of each major ship type as well as longer vessels that have been scrapped.
|Name||Type||Length overall||DWT||GT/GRT||In service||Status||Notes||Image||Ref|
|Prelude||FLNG plant||488 m (1,601 ft)||600,000 DWT||2017-||Under construction||Prelude is a floating liquefied natural gas plant currently under construction at Samsung Heavy Industries, South Korea, for Royal Dutch Shell. Despite being the longest and largest floating object ever built, she is not self-propelled and thus will not surpass Seawise Giant as the largest and longest ship ever built.|||
|Seawise Giant||Oil tanker||458.46 m (1,504.1 ft)||564,650 DWT tonnes||260,851 GT||1979–2009||Broken up||Seawise Giant became the longest and largest ship by deadweight tonnage after lengthening.|||
|Pierre Guillaumat||Oil tanker||414.22 m (1,359.0 ft)||555,051 DWT||274,837 GT||1977–1983||Broken up||Pierre Guillaumat was the largest ship by deadweight tonnage ever laid down as well as the largest ship by gross tonnage ever built. Together, with the other Batillus-class supertankers, she was also the longest ship ever laid down.|||
|Batillus||Oil tanker||414.22 m (1,359.0 ft)||553,661 DWT||273,550 GT||1976–1985||Broken up|||
|Bellamya||Oil tanker||414.22 m (1,359.0 ft)||553,661 DWT||274,267 GT||1976–1986||Broken up|||
|Prairial||Oil tanker||414.22 m (1,359.0 ft)||555,046 DWT||274,825 GT||1979–2003||Broken up|||
|Esso Atlantic||Oil tanker||406.57 m (1,333.9 ft)||516,891 DWT||247,161 GT||1977–2002||Broken up|||
|Esso Pacific||Oil tanker||406.57 m (1,333.9 ft)||516,421 DWT||247,160 GT||1977–2002||Broken up|||
|Maersk Triple E class (20 ships)||Container ship||399 m (1,309 ft)||196,000 DWT||174,500 GT||2013–||In service||The twenty identical Maersk Triple E class container ships, first of which entered service in 2013, are the longest cargo ships currently in service.|||
|TI class (4 ships)||Oil tanker||380 m (1,247 ft)||441,893 DWT||234,006 GT||2002–||In service||The four TI-class supertankers are the largest ships currently in service by deadweight tonnage. Two ships have been converted to floating storage and offloading (FSO) units.|||
|Valemax (35 ships)||Bulk carrier||360–362 m (1,181–1,188 ft)||400,000 DWT||200,000 GT||2011–||In service||The 400,000-ton Valemax ore carriers are the longest bulk carriers ever constructed as well as largest by deadweight tonnage. All 35 ships of this type are expected to be in service by 2013.|||
|Oasis class (2 ships)||Cruise ship||360 m (1,181 ft)||15,000 DWT||225,282 GT||2009–||In service||Oasis-class cruise ships Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas are the longest and largest passenger ships ever built by gross tonnage and passenger capacity.|||
|Queen Mary 2||Ocean liner||345 m (1,132 ft)||19,189 DWT||148,527 GT||2003–||In service|||
|Q-Max (14 ships)||LNG carrier||345 m (1,132 ft)||128,900 DWT||163,922 GT||2008–||In service|
|USS Enterprise||Aircraft carrier||342 m (1,122 ft)||1961–2013||Retired||Longest warship ever built. Decommissioned in March 2013.|||
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