Wednesday, March 6, 2013

6 World's Largest Ship

1. "Pierre Guillaumat"
Largest Ship Ever Made is 4 class supertanker Batillus the French in the late 70's, a dead weight of 555,000 tons and a length of 414 meters.
Launched from the shipyard Chantiers de l'Atlantique in Saint Nazaire.

The only larger ship was the jumbo "Knock Nevis"; ex "Jahre Viking", ex "Seawise Giant", ex "Porthos", in 1981. But supertanker Batillus class has a greater gross tonnage, so that it can be greater than the Knock Nevis.
The four ships of the class Batillus is as follows:

• Batillus, made ​​in 1976, rested 1985.

• Bellamya, made ​​in 1976, rested 1986.

• Pierre Guillaumat, made ​​in 1977, rested 1983.

• Prairial made ​​in 1979, (also known as "Hellas Fos" and "Sea Giant")

2. "Super Tanker Knock Nevis"

This is the king of all supertankers, and possibly if viewed from its dimension is the largest ship ever built. What is clear for those still in operation, it is the largest ships. The story of his career-was quite interesting.
First of all this ship has been called:

• "Seawise Giant"

• "Porthos"

• "Happy Giant"

• "Jahre Viking"

• "Knock Nevis"

Knock Nevis, or TT Jahre Viking is the largest ship ever built.
This is a super tanker with a class ULCC (Ultra Large Crude Carrier), ship length, measuring 485 meters (1503 feet), where the ship was standing then the ship will be taller than the Petronas Twin Tower.
Jahre Viking has a depth of 25 meters fully loaded.
Because of its large size, the Jahre Viking can not pass through the Panama canal and the Suez Canal-even the English Channel could not be skipped. Cargo capacity (deadweight tonnage) of the Jahre Viking is 564.763 tons, Jahre Viking can carry about 650.000 m³ (4.1 million barrels) of crude oil (crude oil) once sailed.
Jahre Viking was originally built with a displacement of 480.000 tons by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Yard in Japan in 1975 with hull number 1016, which later named Seawise Giant.Sebagai overview, see the comparison scale with the Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building:

3. "Cargo Ship Emma Maersk"

One of the world's largest Container Ship course owned by the company owner of the largest Container Ship Maersk-Group. The ship is named EMMA Maersk, is the largest Container Ship which has been operated.
The vessel is able to carry nearly 11,000 TEU's (Twenty feet Equivalent Units), not less than 1,400 containers more than the ability to fit other boats.
That's according to the stability limit of the vessel in accordance with company policy, assuming the weight per container of 14 tons. But basically the ship is designed can contain 14.500 TEU's.
The ship was made ​​by Odense Steel Shipyard Denmark in 2006.
There is an interesting fact when the ship was being built, where a major fire in the accommodation deck and bridge deck which caused a lot of damage. But everything can be repaired quickly and ship completed on time. The ship is named EMMA Maersk, which is the name of the wife of the Maersk Mc-Kinney-founder of Maersk Group.

4. "Cruise Ship Queen Mary II"

Biggest and most luxurious cruise ships that operate for now is Quenn Mary 2. Queen Mary 2 operates under the banner of Cunard Line, which owns the biggest yacht formerly The Queen Mary. Queen Mary 2 ter-registration in Suthampton, United Kingdom.
Construction of Queen Mary 2 cost about 900 million U.S. dollars, it is one of the most expensive ship ever built.
But the huge development costs that much to offer comparable luxury, Queen Mary 2 is "The most luxurious pearl in the crown of cruise liners".
The exterior of the Queen Mary 2 is handled by a notable architect Stephen Payne.
A very large size to be the biggest obstacle in creating comfort for passengers. For example, the chimney must be ship design to the engines exhaust gases do not cause pollution vessels around the upper deck which is the most crowded public area of the ship.

5. "Berge Stahl"

Berge Stahl registered in Stavanger, Norway. This vessel previously registered in Monrovia, Liberia. This ship was built in 1986 by Hyundai Heavy Industries. This ship is now owned by Singapore company BW Group.karena size is very large, this ship can only be fully docked at two ports in the world, namely, Terminal MarĂ­timo de Ponta da Madeira in Brazil and the Europoort near Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

"Carrier, USS Enterprise"

Biggest warships, aircraft carriers course is owned by the U.S. Navy fleet Serikat.Dari many wars the U.S. Navy, the largest aircraft carrier of the Nimitz class. SuperCarrier Nimitz class is equipped with each two Westinghouse-made nuclear reactor which drives a steam turbine connected to 4 with 4 propeller shaft.
The turbine engine produces 260.000 horsepower that can drive ships with a speed of 30 + knots.
By this means the nuclear reactor vessel does not need to "fill the Pertamax" for 20 years. With the logistic system which is owned by the U.S. Navy allows this ship to sail around the world non-stop without having to stop and lean on the logistical port to recharge.
With a length of 340 meters, beam 78 meters and a draft of 12 meters, the Nimitz-class SuperCarrier have 101.196 tons displacement.
Total crew onboard was 5.700, consisting of 3.200 sailors and 2.500 air wing. Total aircraft that can be taken is 85 units which is a combination of the F-18E / F Super Hornet, EA-6B Prowler, E-2 Hawkeye, C-2 Greyhound, SH/HH-60 Seahawkdan S-3 Viking.

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