The Global Mercy is built with your help.
The Global Mercy™, is the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, capable of more than doubling the Mercy Ships surgical and training capacity. Over her 50 year expected lifespan, more than 150,000 lives are estimated to be changed onboard through surgery alone!
With the help of countless volunteers, this medical marvel will more than double capacity to deliver safe surgical care to people in need and provide medical training in the countries served. That means more lives saved, more lives transformed.
The sequential steps in the building process include up to 16 months of detailed design work, construction of the hull and installation of machinery systems, outfitting the accommodation decks/hospital, extensive testing and trials prior to delivery from shipyard, installation of additional medical equipment and general supplies and further testing prior to deployment.