The cruise ship with name Oasis of the Seas is just one vessel in process of building, but when come on water this vessel will be the largest cruise ship of the world. Oasis of the Seas is one new page in maritime transport, and I’m sure that the noise to this ship will be even larger than to Queen Mary 2. The cruise ship Oasis of the Seas is large and very luxury. The deadweight of the ship is 220,000 Gross Register Tons, while the displacement of the vessel is approximately 100,000 metric tons. The vessel Oasis of the Seas has a length of 360 meters (or 1,181 feet) and the beam of 47 meters (or 154 feet). The height of the vessel Oasis of the Seas is 65 meters (or 213 feet), which is the dimension above the water line, and the draft of the giant will be 9 meters (30 feet). Such large cruise ship will need of strong engine, which should be economy, environmental and safety. The builders installed eight Wartsila V12 engines, with power of 17,500 horse powers each, which is giving a high power pretty enough for such large vessel. And with this engine and propulsion system of Asea Brown Boveri Azipod, which has a power of 3×20 MW is giving the speed to the ship of 20.3 knots, which is even not the maximum possible speed, but the economy one.
The vessel Oasis of the Seas is one perfectly and very beautiful designed ship. The vessel is building in the Aker Yards in Turku, Finland. The maiden voyage of the vessel is planned for 12th of December, 2009. To this date there is a lot of time, so we will expect with great interest the time, when the vessel will be put on water. And the beauty of the cruise ship Oasis of the Seas, should be great, in words of the ship-owner Royal Caribbean International. The passengers capacity of the vessel is the incredible 5,400 guests. According to the information the ratio between guests and crew on board will be between 2.3 and 2.7, but even higher value of this number, will not be in harm of the passengers. The cruise ship Oasis of the Seas will offer 5 star luxury cruises, which is the main purpose while the contract for this ship was signed. In press release of the ship-owner the ship will have a large green area, nice parks and many entertainments for young and old people. The innovation in entertainment is aquatheatre, which is one very interesting idea of the builders of this vessel. Also the ship will have library, theater, 3 cinemas, many shops, disco clubs and whatever you can imagine. This ship is one of the most interesting and definitely many words will be written in the next years about Oasis of the Seas.
On board of Oasis of the seas there are:
• Seven Different Neighborhoods;
• Two large shopping centers and a lot of boutiques;
• Ten different restaurants from highest class;
• High quality service with ration 1:2.
A lot of words were spoken and written about the large cruise ship Oasis of the seas and it has really impressive design, interior and furnishing. Oasis of the seas is proper for families, children and singles. In any case all the guests will be impressed by the beautiful atmosphere on board and from the large variety of destinations. The guests on board are enjoyed by the most impressive and rich of entertainments ship and from the kind service of the crew. Definitely Oasis of the seas is great choice for your holiday.
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