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The world`s largest liner Queen Mary 2 has crossed Atlantic

the World`s largest kruiznyj liner Queen Mary 2 has safely finished the first transatlantic swimming and has arrived to the Fort - Loderdejl in Florida (USA). Swimming through Atlantic ocean proceeded two weeks: 14 days ago the vessel left the British port Southampton.
on its board were about 2,6 thousand passengers, each of which has paid for the ticket, depending on a cabin class, from 2,8 to 37,5 thousand dollars, informs AP.
On landing stage the vessel was welcomed by hundreds the townsmen, the liner entering into port was accompanied by helicopters and the coast guard ships. On quay the big header " has been developed; the Fort - Loderdejl welcomes Queen Mary 2 .
a Vessel, which construction has managed the companies - to owner Cunard Line Ltd. In 800 million dollars, became the champion at once in several categories. Queen Mary 2 - the biggest on length and height, and also the most expensive vessel in the world.
the height of the world`s largest kruiznogo the liner reaches 71 m, length - 342 m, displacement makes 150 thousand tons that exceeds displacement of American aircraft carrier Midway and corresponds to displacement of the large-capacity tanker of class VLCC. Vessel hooter is audible on distance of 16 km. It is capable to contain 2 thousand 600 passengers, to which services of 5 swimming pools, 6 restaurants, art gallery, a cinema and even a planetarium. On liner building has left more than 5 years.