Facts and Figures About Oasis of the Seas Cruise Ship

  • Oasis of the Seas is 1,180 feet long, 154 feet wide, and 240 feet high and will accommodate over 5,400 guests in 2,700 staterooms
  • The ship will take 5,800 man-years to complete and is expected to float on water for the first time in Winter 2008 as it nears the finishing stages
  • At a cost of US$230,000 per berth, Oasis of the Seas is the most expensive cruise ship ever to be ordered
  • Standing upright bow-to-stern, Oasis of the Seas would dwarf the One Canada Square building at Canary Wharf and New York%u2019s Chrysler Building
  • The ship is one and a half times taller than the O2 Arena and is longer than four football pitches
  • Oasis of the Seas is almost one-and-a-half times the length of Tower Bridge which spans 800 feet
  • Oasis of the Seas stands taller than Nelson’s Column (165 feet) at 240 feet high
  • Oasis of the Seas can accommodate more guests per sailing than the capacity of the Royal Albert Hall (5,544 seats)
  • The Passenger Shipping Association (PSA) recently revealed that in 2007 1.33million Brits took a cruise and predicts that by 2012 over two million Brits will take a cruise per year. For 2008, they are forecasting for 1.5million cruisers.

The scale of the UK cruise industry has doubled in the past ten years.
Oasis of the Seas Cruise Ship nelsons column at 171 feet high