Allure of the Seas is the newest addition to the Royal Caribbean fleet and the world’s largest cruise ship. With 2,700 rooms spanning 16 decks, Allure of the Seas is like a miniature city moving from Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean at 22 knots. On board there is everything you need for a comfortable stay and recreation, and even a Starbucks restaurant.
In the selection of the largest cruise ships, we already wrote about the giant Oasis of the Seas. The liner Allure of the Seas was built according to the same project and is its twin.
The vessel weighs 225.282 tons, is 360 meters long, 64 meters wide and 65 meters high, with a cruising speed of 22 knots. The charm of the seas includes 16 passenger decks and 24 passenger elevators, 4 auxiliary engines with 7,500 hp. each. Accommodates 5,400 guests and 2,384 crew members (from 80 different countries).
In an upright position, the cruise ship reaches 1,187 feet, which is 124 feet higher than the Eiffel Tower. The ship is approximately the size of three and a half football fields. Charm of the Seas was created from 500,000 individual pieces, using 158,503 gallons of paint. The ship’s electrical cables, when unfolded, would approximately cover the distance from Fort Lauderdale to Alaska.
Ships of a similar project, like the Oasis of the Seas, are the first ship to receive the DNV (Det Norske Veritas) mark as a Green Label in the passport. This means that it is extremely friendly to the environment. It uses an advanced sewage treatment system that has been designed to be twice as strict as US federal standards for discharge of sewage in ports.
Everything that can be recycled is recycled right on the ship. Modern waste handling facilities, buckets and compactors, as well as crushers for glass, light bulbs, tin and aluminum have been installed. In addition, Oasis contains the largest freezer in the world to store all waste safely.
The coating of the largest cruise ship is made from non-toxic, technologically advanced materials that reduce drag, thus increasing fuel efficiency.
Further, read also about the largest container ship called Marco Polo.