FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A powerful Web resource dedicated to providing comprehensive cruise ship comparisons is now available to serve cruise ship passengers, according to officials of the Internet's largest cruise seller, Cruise.com. ShipStats.com applies the latest technology and current databases to provide a clean, easy-to-use, online guide to cruise ships. Up to three ships can be compared side-by-side with statistics, ratings and an extensive listing of other information. "This is a neat way to see if a particular ship is the one you want, and to give you an idea of the best ship you should take for your dream cruise," said Dan Bohan, president of Cruise.com. "ShipStats.com ensures that you are making a well-informed choice before you book." ShipStats.com features 30 comparison categories. These include such relevant items as overall ratings, size, speed and capacity; sanitation ratings; tipping suggestions; youth and babysitting services; wheelchair access; and availability of pools, casinos, spas and suites. Over 180 cruise ships from 59 companies traveling to all corners of the globe are represented. ShipStats.com presents only information, and is not cluttered with outside advertisements and banners. Launched in 1997, Cruise.com's aggressive discount policies led it to be the Internet's largest cruise seller in just one year. Cruise.com offers a 5-10 percent discount off the lowest fares offered by the cruise lines, and up to 69 percent off brochure rates. The sites can be accessed through www.shipstats.com and www.cruise.com.