Envision an ideal place to live or run a
business a friendly, safe and secure community with large areas of open space
and extensive entertainment and recreational facilities. Finally, picture this
community continually moving around the world. You are beginning to understand
Freedom Ship, a soon to be constructed, massive ocean-going vessel. With a
length of 4,500 feet, a width of 750 feet, and a height of 350 feet, Freedom
Ship will be one of the wonders of the world a mobile modern city featuring
luxurious living, an extensive duty-free international shopping mall, and a
full 1.7 million square foot floor set aside for various companies to showcase
their products around the world.Cost-$9 billion.
Freedom Ship is not a
cruise ship, but a fascinating and unique place to live, work, retire,
vacation, or visit. The ship will continuously circle the globe, covering most
of the world's coastal regions. Its large fleet of commuter aircraft and
hydrofoils will ferry residents and visitors to and from shore. The airport on
the ship's top deck will serve private and small commercial aircraft (up to
about 40 passengers). The vessel's superstructure, rising twenty-five stories
above its broad main deck, will house residential space, a library, schools,
and a first-class hospital in addition to retail and wholesale shops, banks,
hotels, restaurants, entertainment facilities, casinos, offices, warehouses,
and light manufacturing and assembly enterprises. Finally, a wide array of
recreational and athletic facilities, worthy of a world class resort, will make
Freedom Ship a veritable 'Community on the Sea.'
Attractive artwork and creative architecture will grace the ship.
Parks and promenades will boast waterfalls, ponds, and extensive landscaping.
Most levels will feature large saltwater aquariums. The shopping mall, one of
the world's largest, will also be one of its most beautiful. Portions will be
dedicated to individual countries, featuring culturally characteristic
architectures. A 100-foot-wide main deck will lead to a marina at the stern.
Over 200 acres of open area will be available for recreation and relaxation.
Comfort and Safety:
The vessel's unique construction, along with its extraordinary size,
will result in unmatched and unprecedented stability and safety, providing a
smooth ride in the roughest seas. The ship will be virtually fireproof. Its
electro-static ventilation system will supply uncontaminated, filtered and
Ship's Movement and
As it circumnavigates the world, Freedom Ship will make a series of
offshore stops, including exotic tropical islands accessible only by sea. These
stops will provide the ship's residents and entrepreneurs with extensive and
varied touring and business opportunities, and bring a continual stream of
visitors to the ship to patronize its shops, restaurants, and entertainment
facilities. The ship will provide as many as 40,000 tourists to ports around
the world. These cities and countries will eagerly anticipate this influx, as
well as the major market the ship represents for local farmers, fishermen, and
merchants. Stopover schedules will be based on business volume and touring
popularity. Customers, merchants, businessmen, and residents will be able to
utilize the ship's f
leet of aircraft and hydrofoils, as well as commercial commuter
airlines, to come and go from the ship even between stopovers.
The ship will accept up to 30,000 day visitors and another 20,000 to
fill the ships 10,000 hotel rooms giving the on-board businesses a wealth of
Ship's designers aim to create a new lifestyle. Residents will have a homelife
while constantly traveling.
ship would be like a 'Disneyland' offshore, entertaining tourists
with the amenities of a resort while residents enjoy daytrips in each port.
Freedom Ship's Primary Objectives:
Provide a unique, traveling residential community, combining the
amenities of a modern city with those of the finest resorts, in an attractive,
stimulating, and secure environment.
Create a vigorous commercial community whose privately owned and
operated on board enterprises will sell their products and services world-wide.
Establish the world's largest duty-free retail shopping mall and bring
it to markets around the world with a steady and substantial stream of resident
and visiting customers.