The ship that ships ships

among other things:

Initial
Length overall: 217 m (712 ft)
Length PP: 206.5 m (677 ft)
Breadth moulded: 42 m (138 ft)
Depth moulded: 13.3 m (44 ft)
Summer draft: 10 m (33 ft)
Deadweight: 56,000 metric tons
Submerged depth above deck: 10 m (33 ft)
Free deck length: 178.2 or 157.2 m (585 or 516 ft)
Free deck area: More than 7,215 m2 (77,660 sq ft)
Main engine output: 12,640 kW (17,160 BHP)
Bow thruster: 2,000 kW (2,712 BHP)
Cruise speed: 14.5 knots
Cruise range: 25,000 nm
Accommodation: 55 people
Building yard: CSBC, Kaohsiung

Post-2004
Depth: 13.3 m (44 ft)
Max sailing draft: 10 m (33 ft)
Max draft submerged: 29.3 m (96 ft)
Water above deck submerged
- aft 16 m (52 ft)
- forward 12 m (39 ft)
Deck space: 63 × 178.2 m (207 × 584.6 ft)
Deck area: 11,227 m2 (120,850 sq ft)
Propulsor output: 4,500 kW (6,035 hp) each
[Source: Wikipedia]

 

One Response to “The ship that ships ships”

  1. A K Haart August 6, 2012 at 20:24 Permalink

    Hmm – so it’s quite feasible to shift the House of Commons somewhere else?

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