the world

Rishon Le Zion, Israel
July 14, 2013 2:01pm CST
The World is a cruise ship serving as a residential community owned by its residents.[1] The residents, from about 40 different countries, live on board as the ship travels the globe—staying in most ports from 2 to 5 days. Some residents live on board full time while others visit periodically throughout the year.[1] It is operated by ResidenSea, headquartered in Miramar, Florida.[2] It has 165 residential units (106 apartments, 19 studio apartments, and 40 studios), all owned by the ship's residents. It carries between 100 and 300 residents and their 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 250.
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• United States
14 Jul 13
Copying articles from Wikipedia in hopes of making a quick buck here? I hate to burst your bubble, but they quit paying more than two months ago.