Port Tampa Bay is excited to once again host The World, the largest residential luxury super-yacht in the world, as she visits Tampa and enjoys our beautiful weather.
MS The World
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The World in Melbourne, Australia
Name: The World
Operator: ResidenSea in Miramar, Florida
Port of registry: Bahamas
Yard number: N.71
Laid down: 2001
Launched: March 2002
Status: In service
Tonnage: 43,524 GT
Length: 196.35 m (644 ft 2 in)
Beam: 29.8 m (97 ft 9 in)
Draft: 6.7 m (22 ft 0 in)
Installed power: Marine diesel
Speed: 18.5 knots (34.3 km/h; 21.3 mph)
Capacity: 150-200 passengers average
The World is a private cruise ship serving as a residential community owned by its residents.
The Residents, from about 40 different countries, live on board as the ship travels the globe—staying in most ports approximately three days.
Some Residents live on board full time while others visit periodically throughout the year.
It has 165 residences (106 apartments, 19 studio apartments, and 40 studios), all owned by the ship's Residents. Average occupancy is 150 - 200 Residents and Guests.
The World (IMO ship identification number: 9219331) flies the flag of The Bahamas and has a gross tonnage of 43,524 tons.
It is 644 feet (196 m) long, 98 feet (30 m) wide, and has a 22-foot (6.7 m) draft, 12 decks, and a maximum speed of 18.5 knots (34.3 km/h).
The crew numbers approximately 260.