How Much Does a Cruise Ship Weigh?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 10, 2020 2:15:16 AM ET
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The average cruise ship weighs from 20,000 to 60,000 tons, though cruise ship weights are usually calculated using gross registered tons. One GRT is equal to 100 cubic feet of enclosed revenue-earning space within the ship. On the GRT scale, modern cruise ships have an average weight of 100,000 GRT.

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