How Do Cruise Ships and Cargo Ships Differ?
Have you ever wondered about the difference between cargo vessel parts and equipment and cruise vessel parts and equipment? An ocean liner may be luxurious, but it is not very efficient. Ocean liners require high fuel consumption, deep draught preventing them from going into shallow ports, enclosed weatherproof decks that are not suited for tropical weather, and cabins that are designed to hold the greatest number of passengers rather than maximize comfort. As well, unlike parts of cargo vessel, a cruise ship is made up of parts that encourage consumption. The crew and passengers on a single cruise ship eat an average of 20,000 pounds of beef, 28,000 eggs, 8,000 gallons of ice cream, and 18,000 slic (more…)