The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. There is also the safety risk of carrying coal. where is Rubycon when we need her, them cruise ships are pretty big too, maybe we can find out how much it takes to fill one of them up (with fuel), $14 million per fillup would be about 10% of. Maersk Line is the core liner shipping business of the A.P. you cant imagine how big it is untill you stand on one. How much would it save to install nuclear reactors in the largest of container ships? Steam turbine ships are far from out of fashion. 10 years ago, No, it's a Forum Topic, i.e. Most container ships, gas and oil carriers etc do run on heavy fuel oil for their main engines but there are alot which run there aux generators (which supply electric power for the ship)on gas oil or diesel oil which is very close to what you put in your diesel powered car you go to the shops in. A typical figure quoted around is 115000 btu/gal which is 121 MJ/gal. Reply Each cylinder displaces 111,143 cubic inches (1820 liters) and produces 7780 horsepower. Who much does it take to fill up the largest container ship? Or maybe you should add it to Wikipedia. Unlike Emma Maersk’s 22 rows across its width, the Triple-E vessels have 23 rows, accommodating an additional 1,500 containers. Fuel economy of the world's longest in-service ship. At 6076 ft/nautical mile, that's 28 feet/gallon of fuel burned.The 1200 tons saved by her "revolutionary" bottom paint represents a bit less than 1% of this cost, so increases her fuel mileage to 28.2 feet/gallon.Dave concludes:You gotta haul a lot of containers full of $7 tee shirts to make this profitable.28 feet/gallon!Images from jtashipphoto.dk and Wikipedia. Emma Mærsk amazes us as the world’s largest container ship ever built, and the longest ship currently in use. With the 1200 tonnes of fuel saving due to the silicone based paint, adding up to around 540k USD, the savings are more likely to be in the neighbourhood of 2.7%. TEU means twenty-foot equivalent unit. This isn't really an instructable. "Drag power goes as the cube of speed and as a result mileage goes as the square of speed 312/252 = ~1.5. 312/252 = ~1.5.In other words, you fudged the fuel economy by a factor of two!And you didn't actually touch the question of efficiency, you just handwaved it away with a silly comment about t-shirts. i was so lucky to get a tour of one of her sister ships. Using a price of 450 USD per tonne of marine diesel, this reduces the yearly fuel consumption to around 20 million USD (I added a few million just in case they need to fire the auxiliaries more often). Thats got to cost a bit. Our LEGO® designers have included rare colors such as medium azur, dark red, sand blue and sand green. It takes less energy to move 1 lb one US mile than you consume while you sleep during 1 second. That costs a bit more than the black sticky stuff. The improved vessel has a U-shaped hull so more containers can be accommodated at lower levels. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. :). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Energy_density.svg. L, :) I find it interesting though, so I was pleased you "bumped" it. L. correction* 320k tonne is of course 320000000 (320 million) kilo. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Her maiden voyage took her from Aarhus, stopping by Gothenburg,Algeciras, the Suez Canal, before landing in Singapore in just three weeks during 2006, In theory, a PS-vessel like the Emma Mærsk could transport approximately 528 million bananas in a single voyage - enough to give every person in Europe or North America a banana for breakfast, The photographer's work has taken him to many different countries around the world - including the middle east, Caribbean and China, She is one of eight E-class containers owned by the A. P. Moller-Maersk Group. Making Emma Maersk seaworthy again is a complicated process, and the company said it is probably a matter of months before she can enter service again. oil you can just pump in and have standard, big fat diesel engines. So, in theory, a PS-vessel like the Emma Mærsk could transport approximately 528 million bananas in a single voyage - enough to give every person in Europe or North America a banana for breakfast. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group. Reply Vessel EMMA MAERSK is a cargo ship sailing under the flag of Denmark.Her IMO number is 9321483 and MMSI number is 220417000. Instead of biocides, used by much of the industry to keep barnacles off of the hull, a special silicone-based paint is used. It's the same as saving money by buying bulk goods- less packaging per ounce of product equals a lower cost. His work has taken him to many different countries around the world - including the middle east, Carribean and China. A knot is a nautical mile per hour; kts/hr would be a unit of (rather slow) acceleration. Named after Emma Mærsk, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller's late wife, it can carry up to 170,794 gross tonnes, and can reach speeds of 25.5 knots (29.3 mph). But all these large ships now have to change over from HFO the black sticky stuff to gas oil or diesel oil when entering USA waters and large ports in Europe so what comes out the funnel is alot cleaner. question is how many Intel i7 930s can they carry, and how much value would that be? He lives in Duesseldorf, where he mainly works as a freelance photographer, image editor and photo assistant. Her maiden voyage took her from Aarhus, stopping by Gothenburg,Algeciras, the Suez Canal, before landing in Singapore in just three weeks during 2006. Or would it be worth the investment? 'Lucky I was there!' At 31 kts/hour, this equals .0046 nautical miles/gallon. JavaScript is disabled. She made headlines that year when she was nicknamed SS Santa because she carried tonnes of Christmas goods from China to the UK, In February, MAERSK Line ordered the largest ships in its fleet to stop using their stern thrusters until investigators discover what caused a flood onboard, Making Emma Maersk seaworthy again is a complicated process, and the company said it is probably a matter of months before she can enter service again. In February, MAERSK Line ordered the largest ships in its fleet to stop using their stern thrusters until investigators discover what caused a flood that left Emma Maersk’s engineroom under 18 m of water in an incident near the Suez Canal. Very poor quality pictures. Wow. Diesel has slightly higher energy content, maybe 125-130 kbtu/gal. Main ship particulars are length of 399 m and beam of 56 m. Maps below show the following voyage data - Present Location, NExt port, Estimated (ETA) and Prediced Time of arrival … Discover (and save!) She made headlines that year when she was nicknamed SS Santa because she carried tonnes of Christmas goods from China to the UK. I always did wonder why it fell out of fashion for boats, a big steam turbine boat running on coal could potentially be cheaper, considering fuel costs of coal vs. oil... though coal being a solid would be much harder to handle, and the engines would be more like that in a coal power station then a traditional steam engine. Its better to smuggle small quantities of blow in multiple shipments.

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