maritime transport

The following articles are about traveling with various types of vessels that are capable of sailing long distances.

Cruise ships

Cruise ships are passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the amenities of the ship are considered an essential part of the experience.

Freighter travel

Freighter travel is a less crowded, cheaper alternative for crossing a sea or ocean, not using airplanes or commercial cruise ships or ferries.


Ferries are ships of various size, which carry passengers, and in some cases vehicles, between ports on a schedule.

Ocean liners

An ocean liner is a large passenger ship, typically a motorized vessel that undertakes longer voyages on the open sea primarily for the purpose of transporting people from one place to another.

Cruising on small craft

This article is about travel by small craft, including both motor and sail powered vessels, where the vessel is owned or chartered by the travelers, and may be operated by the travelers.

See also

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