Average Cruise Ship Size?
There isn’t an average cruise ship size, the principle is to make cruise ships bigger to carry more passengers and generate more revenue. Here are a few examples of the latest ships of a few cruise lines Carnival Freedom Maiden Voyage February 2007 Passenger Capacity 2,974 / 3710 Gross Tonnage 110,000 Length 952′ Beam 116′ Freedom of the Seas Maiden Voyage June 4, 2006 Passenger Capacity 3,600 Gross Tonnage 158,000 Length 1,112′ Beam 184′ Disney Magic Maiden Voyage July 1998 Passenger Capacity 2,400 Gross Tonnage 83,000 Length 964′ Beam 106′ Golden Princess Maiden Voyage May 2001 Passenger Capacity 2,600 Gross Tonnage 109,000 Length 951′ Beam 118′ The latest cruise ship being built for Royal Caribbean (Project Genesis) is going to be 1,181′ in length. It will be 220,000 gross registered tons and weigh in at about 100,000 tons based on displacement. Maximum passenger capability will be 6,400 and the ship is going to cost $1.24 billion.