The Top 5 Largest Cruise Ships in the World

  Ship Gross Tonnage Operator Passenger Capacity Cost
1 Symphony of the Seas 228,081 gt RCI 6,680
(2,200 crew)
$1.3 billion
2 Harmony of the Seas 226,963 gt RCI 6,687
(2,200 crew)
$1.3 billion
3 Oasis of the Seas 226,838 gt RCI 6,699
(2,181 crew)
$1.4 billion
4 Allure of the Seas 225,282 gt RCI 6,780
(2,200 crew)
$1.5 billion
5 Costa Smeralda 185,010 gt Costa Cruises 6,554
(1,360 crew)
$950 million
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Sources:  Top 5 of Anything Cruise Ship Research. This list is current as of July 2021.

List Notes: Data is top 5 largest cruise ships in the world measured by gross tonnage. Cost is in U.S. dollars and is estimated. Passenger data is maximum capacity for passengers. Gross tonnage is calculated based on "the moulded volume of all enclosed spaces of the ship" and is used to determine things such as a ship's manning regulations, safety rules, registration fees, and port dues. RCI is Royal Caribbean International.
Largest Cruise Ships in the World

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