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Old April 8th, 2004, 02:40 PM
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What does MS stand for in front of the name of a cruise ship. Like MS Legend MS Fantasy?
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Old April 8th, 2004, 02:42 PM
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Motor Ship. There are also MVs, Motor Vessels. But I have yet to find out the difference, except that Great Lake ore carriers and ferries are MVs. It mght be a matter of size.

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Old April 8th, 2004, 03:46 PM
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As far as I can tell they tend to prefer M/S over M/V for large cruise ships but lots of them use both...
De.Az/S- Diesel Azipod Ship
GTV- Gas Turbine Vessel

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