All posts tagged floating city

The Difference Between Freedom Ship, the “City at Sea,” and Freedom of the Seas, the Royal Caribbean International Ship

The word "freedom" is used in a lot of names, including cruise ship names. This makes a certain amount of sense, as freedom is among the chief rights preserved and valued in almost all civilized societies. Why wouldn't you want to name your company after freedom? Because the word is used so often, however, it is often hard to keep all the different "freedom" names straight. For example, you may confuse Freedom Ship, a wild ambition to build a city at sea, and Freedom of the Seas, a large cruise ship in the Royal Caribbean International fleet. Although nominally similar, Freedom Ship and Freedom of the Seas are entirely different entities. One is a cruise ship, the other a plan in the works, so Freedom Ship and Freedom of the Seas don't even share the most basic ontological trait, namely, existence. Below is a little bit about Freedom Ship and Freedom of the Seas, which we have supplied to make the difference between the two crystal clear. Read more [...]

Freedom Ship: An Introduction to the Biggest Ship of All Time

Freedom Ship is an ambitious project that aims to build the biggest ship of all time - by far. Freedom Ship, which as of now is little more than dream that is still in the development stages (the design of the ship isn't even complete), would be vastly larger than any other ship ever built. Indeed, it's not even clear if Freedom Ship can be properly called a "ship" - it would be, literally, a floating city. The official website of Freedom Ship claims that the primary focus on the project is not to build the biggest ship of all time. Rather, the goal is to build the world's first mobile community - this mobile community would float around the sea, which is why it is called Freedom Ship. What is Freedom Ship, and will the planned behemoth ever become a reality? Read more [...]