Cruise ships occupy a distinct niche within the transportation industry. They are separated from ocean liners by numerous amenities and by the purpose of leisure travel, where customers are generally taken from port to port, to a specific destination and then back.
The origin of cruise ships started with ocean liners, who were used to transport goods over a long distance. Ocean liners had many of the necessary features required for a modern cruise ship, including the all important aspect of size. But while the lines between ocean liners and cruise ships have become blurred, there are still elements of construction that make ocean liners and cruise ships different.
Ocean liners generally have a larger capacity for fuel, victuals, and other stores for consumption during a long voyage. They al