Top 25 Largest Cruise Ships in the World

Over at, they have compiled a list of the 25 largest cruise ships in the world and it seems that Royal Caribbean’s is building a lot of them. Here is the list

  1.  Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas  226,963 GT
  2.  Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas  225,282 GT
  3.  Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas  225,282 GT
  4.  MSC Meraviglia 171,598 GT
  5.  Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas 168,666 GT
  6.  (tie) Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas 168,666 GT
  7.  (tie) Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas 168,666 GT
  8.  Norwegian Joy 167,725 GT
  9.  Norwegian Escape  165,157 GT
  10.  Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas 155,889 GT
  11.  Norwegian Epic 155,873  GT
  12.  Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas 154,407 GT
  13.  (tie) Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas 154,407 GT
  14.  Genting Dream  150,695 GT
  15.  Queen Mary 2  149,215 (only ocean liner to make the list)
  16.  Norwegian Breakaway 146,600 GT
  17.  Norwegian Getaway 145,655 GT
  18.  Majestic Princess 145,000 GT
  19.  Britannia (P&O Cruises) 143,730 GT
  20.  Royal Princess 142,714 GT
  21.  Regal Princess 142,229 GT
  22.  Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas 139,570 GT
  23.  MSC Divina 139,072 GT
  24.  (tie) MSC Preziosa 139,072 GT
  25.  Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas 138,279 GT


The shipbuilders.

Royal Caribbean

They are based out of Miami, FL and they operate  24 ships.  They have 11 ships on this list.


They operate 16 Ships and headquartered in Maimi. They have 5 on this list.

Mediterranean Shipping Company

Yes, this is the parent company of MSC Cruises and they are headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. They operate 16 ships. They have 3 on this list

P & O Cruises

They are headquartered in Southampton, United Kingdom and they operate 8 cruise ships.  They have 1 ship on this list.

Cunard Line

They are headquartered in Southhampton, United Kingdom and they operate 3 ships right now and arriving in 2022 the 4th. They have one ship on this list.


They are located out of Santa Clarita, CA and they operate 17 Cruise ships. They have 3 ships on this

Dream Cruises

They are located out of Hong Kong, China.  They have a total of 6 ships in total and they have 1 on this list.

So read the article if you would like to.

It’s no secret that cruise lines are building larger cruise ships than ever before, and the trend is going to continue over the next decade. Cruise ships are measured by gross tonnage, a volume measurement of inside a ship (not to be confused with weight).  The first cruise ship to ever break the 100,000 gross ton […]

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