The limits of physics and economics prevent megaships from getting bigger

The limits of physics and economics prevent megaships from getting bigger
  • Chris Baranuk
  • Technology, BBC News

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There are about 5,500 container ships in the world.

Ever Ace, one of the world’s largest container ships, embarked on an unprecedented voyage on August 14 last year when it left Yantian port and cautiously maneuvered towards the South China Sea.

To date, no other ship has carried such a large volume of containers: 6 meters 21,710 units.

the ship It is 399.9 meters long and 61.5 meters wide It is a true giant, but there are dozens of container ships of similar size sailing today.

Many more are under construction. Only two of them stacked vertically They are almost as tall as the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

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