Welcome to a Tour of the World's Largest Cruise Ship
The recently-launched MS Symphony of the Seas is the largest passenger ship in the world, with a gross tonnage of 228,021 tons. She's also 1,184 feet in length, 215 feet wide and 238 feet high.
Glimpse the Glamor Aboard These Luxurious Old Cruise Ships
All over the Western world, cruise liners would take passengers rich and poor across the oceans, and they did so with great style. These rare historical photos will show you just how it was for those who could afford the most expensive tickets.
These Ships Make Sure You Travel the Seas in Style
Cruises are always a lot of fun, but with these particular cruises, the fun is maxed out. Each ship has its own unique quality, some more out-of-this-world than others. There is a cruise ship out there for everyone, designed top to bottom to make you get the most out of your trip.
If You Like Cruises, Keep These Invaluable Inputs in Mind
Look for the cruise of your choice (By Pjotr Mahhonin, Wikimedia Commons ) The art of cruise-creation has developed into a far more massive industry than what it once was and is now not just for the elite, as were ships like the Titanic (that is far smaller in comparison to cruise ships used today ).
10 of the Largest Ships and Yachts Ever Built!
Here are the largest ships and yachts, organized by type, ever built: Largest Cruise Ship - Oasis-Class - 1,181ft Source This title is shared by the three Oasis-class ships operated by the Royal Caribbean line. Oasis of the Seas was the first of the three ships to be built.
Before They Get Busy, Visit These Stunning Cruise Ports
Most of us assume that the majority of ships dock in major cities or popular Caribbean islands. But, some of the most intriguing sights and destinations are not as familiar. Below, we've listed 10 smaller ports that lead to some major world sights.
Watch the Building of Earth's Largest Ship!
101 years after the Titanic, the Maersk Triple E now claims the title of the world's largest ship - 400 meters long, weighing 165,000 tons. It took only three months to build this epic vessel in Korea. Let's watch, with this time lapse video made of more than 50,000 photos, how this was done...
Is This 40ft Shipping Container Home the Future?
This spectacular 40 foot Shipping Container Home is a great example of this - it's packed with clever space-saving features, is solar powered, collects rain water and can even sleep up to seven people.
These Ships Were Sailing Long Before You Were Born
MV Astoria Type: Ocean liner/cruise ship Year Built: 1946 Claim to Fame: Oldest cruise ship still in service This ship has a long and checkered history. Starting off life in Sweden as the Stockholm , this ship was sadly involved in one of the worst maritime disasters in history.
The Reason Why the Bottom of a Ship is Painted Red
The part of the ship that is usually submerged underwater is commonly painted a different color than the rest of the ship, with a bright red hue being one of the most popular choices.
The NYC Apartment Made of Shipping Containers!
The fascinating story of a couple who decided it was cheaper to use 2 shipping containers from the shipping yard instead of building a house in New York. They were the first to do so, but this concept is breaking ground around the world, when considering the high costs of building a house.
The Incredible Wit and Logistics Behind Overnight Shipping
Just think about it, nowadays, you can ship a package from one corner of the world to another overnight. Isn’t that incredible? Incredibly expensive, too, of course, but have you ever wondered how it is actually possible to begin with?
Wow! This Sunken Ship is the Holy Grail of Shipwrecks!
Marine scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Massachusetts say that that ship – whose sunken riches are estimated to be worth around $17 billion – was discovered by an autonomous underwater vehicle called Remus 6000, during a survey off Colombia’s Barú Peninsula.
This Has Got to Be One of the Eeriest Ghost Ship Stories
On October 11 1775, the whaling ship Herald was working the frigid waters off Greenland when it spotted a sailing ship.
Did You Know 11 Shipping Containers Make a Beautiful Home?
This is the extraordinary story of a man named Will Breaux, an ingenious designer who found a new and interesting way of building a house, using a material that is fireproof, storm-resistant and thoroughly strong and sturdy: shipping containers.
This Is One Ship You Have to See to Believe...
We're not trying to make you jealous here, we just appreciate a really beautiful vehicle of any kind, be it land, air or sea - this one definitely makes the 'wow' part of our lists. Marking a price..
New Photos of Allure of the Seas – The Luxury Giant.
The MS Allure Of The Seas is the largest passenger ship ever constructed, capable of carrying up to 6,296 passengers. Launched in November 2009, this behemoth of a ship cost about 1.2 billion US dollars to make.
This Must Be the World's Most Luxurious Boat.
In 2010, the world's largest passenger ship was launched - Allure of the Seas. It has since marked a new, higher standard for cruise ships around the world. With over 2700 room spread on 16 decks. (Scroll down for more information).
It's My Birthday, I'll Have a Drink If I Want To (Funny)
A lady went to the bar on a cruise ship, and ordered a Scotch, with two drops of water. The bartender gave her the drink, and she said, "I'm on this cruise to celebrate my 80th birthday, and it's today." The bartender said, "Well, since it's your birthday, this one's on me."
Want to See Something Larger Than Life?
This amazing timelapse shows the slicing of a cruise ship in two and adding an extension in the middle to make it even bigger. An incredible sight. Want to See Something Larger Than Life? amazing, video, ship, timelapse An incredible video of a huge ship being upgraded like Lego.
Have You Heard This Joke? The Annoying Heckler
There was once a magician on a cruise ship who performed mainly slight-of-hand tricks. He had a regular spot on the ship's evening entertainment.
Towel Folding Can Be Hilariously Funny! Just look...
Have you ever wondered how hotels and cruise ships are able to fold towels into such fun shapes? Well, now you can make them for yourself. In this fantastically fun guide from Terry's Fabrics , you'll learn how to make a monkey, an elephant, a crab, a mouse, a snake and, the classic, a swan.
Who's Ready to Board the Newest Replica of the Titanic?
Nowadays, it's rare to find a person who hasn't heard the famous story of the Titanic - or 'The Ship of Dreams'. As you probably know, this vessel tragically sank in 1912 after its collision with an iceberg on its maiden voyage in the North Atlantic Ocean, killing more than 1,500 passengers.
Sailing Through the Panama Canal - Fun and Beautiful!
Cal Maritime Cadet Ancil Hoffman, a class of 2013 mechanical engineering student, put together a great time-lapsed video of the Training Ship Golden Bear transiting the Panama Canal during Cal Maritime's 2012 Summer Training Cruise. 288 cadets and 57 officers and staff participated in the two-month international