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Cruise ships by numbers

As powerful as 40 monster trucks, heavier than hundreds of blue whales and capable of carrying thousands to their dream cruise holiday destination – these facts about cruise ships will surprise and amaze you.

Posted on

09 May 2017

Whether you’re setting off on a Caribbean cruise holiday or exploring Europe on a Fred. Olsen cruise, your vessel is sure to be carrying some incredible stats and figures with it. 

Cruise ships take passengers across seas, through rivers and even between continents, but have you ever stopped to think about how they are prepared for such an epic journey? How much food does a cruise ship need to carry? How fast does it travel? How long does it take to build a cruise ship? All will be revealed in our fascinating infographic.

Check out our cruise ships by numbers infographic to learn obscure, quirky and fascinating details about the hundreds of vessels that are sailing the seas as we speak. So, when you next embark on a cruise, you’ll know so much more about these incredible ships and what it takes to create these amazing journeys all over the world.
 

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