[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1r3JK5AHtM[/youtube]

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!

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  • Texino

    Rounding of the Horn simply to gain cabin space, would seem exactly the sort of situation that could lead to an accident of titanic proportions.

  • Texino

    Rounding of the Horn simply to gain cabin space, would seem exactly the sort of situation that could lead to an accident of titanic proportions.

  • http://www.cruisevacationcenter.com/royal_caribbean_cruise_line.htm Royal Caribbean

    That's impressive! There is plenty to learn here about cruise ships. I realize now how complex this process is and I find it simply impressive with the risk of repeating myself.

  • http://www.cruisevacationcenter.com/royal_caribbean_cruise_line.htm Royal Caribbean

    That's impressive! There is plenty to learn here about cruise ships. I realize now how complex this process is and I find it simply impressive with the risk of repeating myself.

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