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On Wed, 19 May 2021 17:22:06 -0000 (UTC), Bill
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Keyser Sze wrote:
On 5/18/21 4:43 PM, True North wrote:
Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we
have a special visitor in Halifax.
Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast
of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host it


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...ship-1.6030678



Wowser! Wonder how many gallons per mile it burns?


I think the QE2 got something like 12 inches per gallon.


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On Tue, 18 May 2021 20:53:32 -0400 (EDT), justan wrote:

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Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we have a special visitor in Halifax.Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host ithttps://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/marco-polo-halifax-breaks-record-biggest-cargo-ship-1.6030678


That's a tiny bit longer than the old deisel powered carrier that
I served on. Much larger war and other ships exist
today.


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Bill wrote:
Keyser Söze wrote:
On 5/18/21 4:43 PM, True North wrote:
Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we
have a special visitor in Halifax.
Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast
of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host it


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...ship-1.6030678



Wowser! Wonder how many gallons per mile it burns?


I think the QE2 got something like 12 inches per gallon.



I did a little research and they say between 49’ and a 125’ per gallon.
Don’t know,if that is Imperial gallon.

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On Wed, 19 May 2021 19:58:29 -0000 (UTC), Bill
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Bill wrote:
Keyser Sze wrote:
On 5/18/21 4:43 PM, True North wrote:
Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we
have a special visitor in Halifax.
Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast
of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host it


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...ship-1.6030678



Wowser! Wonder how many gallons per mile it burns?


I think the QE2 got something like 12 inches per gallon.



I did a little research and they say between 49 and a 125 per gallon.
Dont know,if that is Imperial gallon.


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On Wed, 19 May 2021 19:58:29 -0000 (UTC), Bill
wrote:

Bill wrote:
Keyser Söze wrote:
On 5/18/21 4:43 PM, True North wrote:
Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we
have a special visitor in Halifax.
Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast
of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host it


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...ship-1.6030678



Wowser! Wonder how many gallons per mile it burns?


I think the QE2 got something like 12 inches per gallon.



I did a little research and they say between 49’ and a 125’ per gallon.
Don’t know,if that is Imperial gallon.


They were also doing a lot more than just pushing a ship through the
water and it was faster. This was a city floating out there. They used
a hell of a lot of energy sitting at anchor.


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On 5/19/21 11:36 PM, wrote:
On Wed, 19 May 2021 19:58:29 -0000 (UTC), Bill
wrote:

Bill wrote:
Keyser Söze wrote:
On 5/18/21 4:43 PM, True North wrote:
Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we
have a special visitor in Halifax.
Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast
of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host it


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...ship-1.6030678



Wowser! Wonder how many gallons per mile it burns?

I think the QE2 got something like 12 inches per gallon.



I did a little research and they say between 49’ and a 125’ per gallon.
Don’t know,if that is Imperial gallon.


They were also doing a lot more than just pushing a ship through the
water and it was faster. This was a city floating out there. They used
a hell of a lot of energy sitting at anchor.


Can hardly wait until the cruise ships start up again for real and about
a month later 500 passengers get deathly ill from some illness
contracted on that voyage.


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Keyser Sze Wrote in message:r
On 5/19/21 11:36 PM, wrote: On Wed, 19 May 2021 19:58:29 -0000 (UTC), Bill wrote: Bill wrote: Keyser Sze wrote: On 5/18/21 4:43 PM, True North wrote: Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we have a special visitor in Halifax. Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host it https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/marco-polo-halifax-breaks-record-biggest-cargo-ship-1.6030678 Wowser! Wonder how many gallons per mile it burns? I think the QE2 got something like 12 inches per gallon. I did a little research and they say between 49? and a 125? per gallon. Don?t know,if that is Imperial gallon. They were also doing a lot more than just pushing a ship through the water and it was faster. This was a city floating out there. They used a hell of a lot of energy sitting at anchor. Can hardly wait until the cruise ships start up again for real and about a month later 500 passengers get deathly ill from some illness contracted on that voyage.-- * Lock up Trump and his family of grifters. *


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On Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 7:15:02 PM UTC-4, True North wrote:
On Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 19:53:53 UTC-3, Keyser Söze wrote:
On 5/18/21 4:43 PM, True North wrote:
Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we have a special visitor in Halifax.
Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host it


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...ship-1.6030678

Wowser! Wonder how many gallons per mile it burns?
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I can only imagine!
I went to the ports arrivals and departures where it lists the Marco Polo at 174,000 G?T.
Not sure if that means fully loaded or dry. That's almost equal to two Nimitz class aircraft carriers.
One site compared it to the French aircraft carrier, Charles d'Gaulle. The French warship looked puny in the comparison graphic..


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It has a single diesel engine rated at 107,390 hp. Top speed for the Marco Polo is 25 kts but probably operated a bit slower at around 20 kts. At that speed it would burn about 4,000 gallons per hour or 200 gallons per nautical mile. At 6076 feet per nm, it would burn a little over 30 gallons per foot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CMA_CGM_Marco_Polo

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W%C3%A...Sulzer_RTA96-C
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On Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 12:05:29 PM UTC-4, wrote:
On Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 7:15:02 PM UTC-4, True North wrote:
On Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 19:53:53 UTC-3, Keyser Söze wrote:
On 5/18/21 4:43 PM, True North wrote:
Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we have a special visitor in Halifax.
Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host it


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...ship-1.6030678

Wowser! Wonder how many gallons per mile it burns?
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I can only imagine!
I went to the ports arrivals and departures where it lists the Marco Polo at 174,000 G?T.
Not sure if that means fully loaded or dry. That's almost equal to two Nimitz class aircraft carriers.
One site compared it to the French aircraft carrier, Charles d'Gaulle. The French warship looked puny in the comparison graphic..

===

It has a single diesel engine rated at 107,390 hp. Top speed for the Marco Polo is 25 kts but probably operated a bit slower at around 20 kts. At that speed it would burn about 4,000 gallons per hour or 200 gallons per nautical mile. At 6076 feet per nm, it would burn a little over 30 gallons per foot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CMA_CGM_Marco_Polo

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W%C3%A...Sulzer_RTA96-C

Correction: Make that 30 feet per gallon, not 30 gallons per foot.
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On 5/20/21 12:12 PM, wrote:
On Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 12:05:29 PM UTC-4,
wrote:
On Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 7:15:02 PM UTC-4, True North wrote:
On Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 19:53:53 UTC-3, Keyser Söze wrote:
On 5/18/21 4:43 PM, True North wrote:
Not sure if anyone has much interest in boats or ships anymore but we have a special visitor in Halifax.
Supposed to be the biggest container ship to ever visit the east coast of North America and the Port of Halifax is first to host it


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-...ship-1.6030678

Wowser! Wonder how many gallons per mile it burns?
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I can only imagine!
I went to the ports arrivals and departures where it lists the Marco Polo at 174,000 G?T.
Not sure if that means fully loaded or dry. That's almost equal to two Nimitz class aircraft carriers.
One site compared it to the French aircraft carrier, Charles d'Gaulle. The French warship looked puny in the comparison graphic..

===

It has a single diesel engine rated at 107,390 hp. Top speed for the Marco Polo is 25 kts but probably operated a bit slower at around 20 kts. At that speed it would burn about 4,000 gallons per hour or 200 gallons per nautical mile. At 6076 feet per nm, it would burn a little over 30 gallons per foot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CMA_CGM_Marco_Polo

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W%C3%A...Sulzer_RTA96-C

Correction: Make that 30 feet per gallon, not 30 gallons per foot.


Good grief...even with high speed fuel pumps, it must take a long time
to refuel that monster.

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