The World flies a Bahamas flag and has a gross tonnage of 43,524 tons. The vessel 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 250.
The ship has 165 residential units (106 apartments, 19 studio apartments, and 40 studios), all owned by the ship's residents. The ship carries between 100 and 300 residents and their guests.
For comparison, the largest boat in our waters is the new BC Ferries MV Northern Expedition at 150 m (492 ft) and 8, 187 tonnes.
Should be interesting....I will post an update tomorrow morning.
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