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Old 12-03-2013, 13:50   #841
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Old 20-03-2013, 05:12   #842
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Old 20-03-2013, 20:30   #843
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Very nice art on the boat! Looks real. I just don't want to be on the water when a bigger creature wants to fight the art shark for territory.
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I know in some parts of the world this my be a regular seen but not in mine.
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Old 05-04-2013, 16:15   #845
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I know in some parts of the world this my be a regular seen but not in mine.


That makes Dockwise look pretty tame.
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Old 05-04-2013, 16:53   #846
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Sctpc, you got any more info on that? It looks interesting.

BTW.... That IS Dockwise!
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Old 05-04-2013, 19:13   #847
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What is this and where/how are they used? Is it a stack of cargo ships?!
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and at the end click part 2 that show them being separated
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Old 06-04-2013, 06:09   #850
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Here are some specs. from Wikipedia. Max. draft 96 feet submerged. Better keep one eye on your chart plotter.

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 (26.9 km/h; 16.7 mph)
Cruise range: 25,000 nautical miles (46,000 km; 29,000 mi)
Accommodation: 55 people
Building yard: CSBC, Kaohsiung

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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 m 178.2 m (207 ft 584.6 ft)
Deck area: 11,227 m2 (120,850 sq ft)
Propulsor output: 4,500 kW (6,035 hp) each
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Impressive! I would enjoy seeing that up close.
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That is an impressive ship. However it seems like an crazy length to go to in terms of cost and complexity when compared to just moving the barges under their own power. Does anyone know why they done it this way instead?
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As the old saying goes; "cheaper by the dozen".

Somebody's is getting into a local marine transport business. Dredging maybe?
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Check this windsurfer out! Real radical board shape!
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Are you sure it's the windsurfer you posted.
Don't you mean broad shape.
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