Elements Of Cruise Ship Design

Our friends at Sea-Fever had an excellent post yesterday regarding the above video. They tell us;

No higher than Verazanno Narrows Bridge in New York, no longer than the turning area in South Hampton, England and no wider than the Panama Canal. Those are the three key dimensions for any luxury cruise ship planning to circumnavigate the globe.

However, according to this National Geographic clip with Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Cruise Lines, they decided to break one of the rules to provide the luxury that passengers today expect. Watch to find out which rule and why!

What a ship designed for your personnel use? Perfect for landlubbers is Lake Erie’s Ship Residence: LINK

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John Konrad

Founder & CEO at gCaptain
Captain John Konrad is the founder and CEO of gCaptain and author of the book Fire On The Horizon. John is a USCG licensed Master of Unlimited Tonnage and has sailed a variety of ships from ports around the world.
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