Cargo carrier thoughts

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Stumble, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. Stumble
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  2. michael pierzga
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    Looks clever. Reducing fuel burn is important to shipping. It should be easy to use routing software and the ships polars to prove the concept.

    Whether a ship needs a certain shape to be handled during port operations is another question.
     
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  4. sharpii2
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    Looks like a whole lot of weight up high.

    This weight needs to be counterbalanced with ballast and it and said ballast must be subtracted from cargo capacity.

    Interesting idea though.
     
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    The newest builds for efficiency simply go larger .

    Latest is an 18,800 TEU cargo boat , set up to be efficient at 2 different steaming speeds.
     
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    A rogue wave would have fun with that puppy. Obviously designed by someone that's never been to sea.
     

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    :D:D:D:D:D
     
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