Cruise Line Statistics

Last Updated on: March 9th, 2023

Cruise Line StatisticsHere is a collection of some of the most interesting cruise line statistics and facts I have stumbled across in my internet travels. These posts cover both the industry and individual cruise lines.

Cruise Line Fun Facts

  1. The world’s largest cruise ship is the Symphony of the Seas, which can carry up to 6,680 passengers and 2,200 crew members.
  2. The first modern cruise ship was the Prinzessin Victoria Luise, which was launched in 1900 by the Hamburg-America Line.
  3. The average cruise ship produces around 140,000 gallons of sewage per week.
  4. The world’s most expensive cruise ship suite is the Regent Suite on the Seven Seas Explorer, which costs $10,000 per night.
  5. The largest cruise line in the world is Carnival Corporation, which owns over 100 cruise ships across 9 different brands.
  6. The first round-the-world cruise was offered in 1922 by Cunard Line.
  7. The largest private yacht in the world is owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and measures 533 feet long.
  8. The average cruise ship can burn up to 140 tons of fuel per day.
  9. The first ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) was the AIDAnova, launched in 2018 by AIDA Cruises.
  10. The world’s first all-suite, all-balcony cruise ship was the Seven Seas Mariner, launched in 2001 by Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Specific Cruise Line Company Statistics Pages

Stat posts here are added, edited and updated almost daily, so be sure to check back often!