Defunct Cruise Lines
Oasis of the Seas
Oasis of the seas was built in Finland at a cost of $1.4 billion, at the time of writing this article she is the second largest cruise ship in the world, the largest is her sister ship allure of the seas which is just 2 inches longer, both ships belong to the Oasis class, these ships feature a central park that runs down the middle of the ship, the park includes lush tropical gardens, restaurants, shops, and a working carousel.
Oasis of the seas came into service for royal Caribbean in 2009 after a christening ceremony that took place on November 30 in Florida USA, in an unusual twist the ship was named by not one but 7 godmothers.
On board the ship there are four cabin types to choose from these are interior, outside, and suites each type has a good choice of options, a typical interior cabin is equipped with a Sitting area, Two twin beds or one Royal King bed, Luxurious bedding, TV, telephone and safe, Private bathroom with shower, vanity area and hair dryer, Room service available, while top of the range suites include extra touches such as private balconies and a personalised concierge service.
The ship offers plenty of dining options and food is served in the main dining room, but if you prefer a change from the traditional dining there are plenty of speciality restaurants available for a small extra charge, at the windjammer cafe you can get a light snack, such as a panini or a sandwich or a laid back dinner, or Located right in the heart of the lively Royal Promenade is Cafe Promenade were you can grab a delicius pizza or a sandwich, the ship is also equipped with an all american diner decorated in 1950s decor.
As you would expect from a royal Caribbean ship, Oasis of the seas offers plenty of entertainment, you can choose to relax at the spa and fitness centre, or if you are feeling more energetic theres a rock climbing wall, jogging track, Flowrider surf simulator, a zipline and basketball court other facilities on the ship include amphitheatre style AquaTheater, H2O zone, Dreamworks experience, video arcade, internet centre, pools and whirlpools, beauty salon, internet centre, art gallery and much much more.
Onboard Entertainment and Facilities
|Restaurants & Bars||Shops|
|Fast Food||Room Service|
|Nightclub or Disco||Lounge|
|Pursers desk||Excursion desk|
|Card room||Medical room|
|Laundry room||Sauna/steam room|
|Gym||Childrens activity clubs|
|Babysitting service||Video games room|
|Sports facilities||Outdoor movie theater|
Captain E.J. Smith - captain of the RMS Titanic died when the ship hit an iceburg and sank in 1912.
- was the negligent captain of the Exxon Valdez during its 1989 oil spill.
Edward Teach (Blackbeard) - was the notorious English pirate captain of the Queen anne's Revenge, killed in battle 1718
Francesco Schettino - Captain of the Costa Concordia at the time when she ran aground and partially sank on the night of 13 January 2012 near Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, Italy.
David Lewry - was the Captain of the herald of free enterprise car ferry which capsized on the 6 March 1987 after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge with her bow doors still open, causing the deaths of 193 people.
Mauro Balomaga - was the captain of the MV Rena container ship that ran aground near Tauranga, New Zealand On 5 October 2011 resulting in an oil spill and 88 of her containers to fall in to the sea,the captain was jailed for 7 months for his part in the disaster.
Captain James Hook - is a fictional character from the popular novel and movie peter pan, known for wearing a hook after his right hand was eaten by a crocodile.