6 of the world's largest ships

Articles Aug 28, 2019 03:50

The world's largest ships in history are the ships created for different uses.

For the purpose used to transport goods to travel purposes, to serve the needs of human transportation... Here is a list of some of the largest ships in the world ever.

1. Knock Nevis

6 of the worlds largest ships
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  Knock Nevis was a super-large tanker, originally called Seawise Giant, after several attempts to be renamed. This was the largest ship ever shipped and holds the record for the ship with the largest gross payload ever recorded. When filled, the ship's displacement was 657,019 tonnes (646,642 long tons; 724,239 tons lacking), heavier than any vessel, and with a sinking of 24.6 m (81 ft), it was unable to pass through the English Channel, the Suez Canal or the Panama canal.   Built-in 1979 by Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. At their shipyard in Japan. During the Iran – Iraq War, it was damaged by an Air Force attack on the Strait of Hormuz on 14 May 1988. It was sunk and deemed completely missing. However, the ruins were salvaged and repaired. After repairs, the ship returned to serve as a "happy giant".  

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2. TI Class Supertankers

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  The largest tankers still operate are TI Class SuperSpeed vessels. Tankers International, LLC's fleets includes the African TI, Asian TI, TI Europe, and TI Oceania.  

The giant tanker was built by Daewoo Ship Engineering & Marine Engineering in Okpo, South Korea, in 2003 for the Hellespont company. The TI range is 78 m (256 ft) shorter Knock Nevis mentioned in ' only ' 380 m (1,247 ft) in length. The TI ranges have a payload of 234,006 GT (162,477 NT) and can cruise at 16.5 nautical miles (30.5 km/h; 18.9 mph) fully filled.   The ships were first named the Hellespont Alhambra, Hellespont Fairfax, Hellespont Metropolis and Hellespont Tara, but were acquired by the ShipShiping Group Overseas (OSG) and Euronav NV, a Belgian shipowner, in 2004, which gave them the new name.  

The Asian and the TI Africa were converted into the oil storage vessel of FSO in 2010. However, the European TI and TI Oceania still act as ULCC.  

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3. Q-Max ships

6 of the worlds largest ships
LNG tanker Al Dafna - Image courtesy of Manuel Hernández Lafuente

  The largest LNG carriers in the world-the Q-Max ships belong to the Qatari oil transportation Company, Qatar Gas. The Q-Max ships are named so to reflect the country of their operation and the maximum ship, length can easily be put into port and the port base of Qatari.  

The air carriers of the world's largest membrane of liquefaction are the Q-Max ships. They have a gross payload of 162,400 GT and about 345 m (1,132 ft) long. The Q-Max ships have a capacity of 266,000 cubic meters (9,393,701 cubic feet) and moved at 19.5 knots (36,114 km/h, 22.4 miles per hour).

4. CSCL Globe

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  A container vessel named MV CSCL has the privilege of holding the record as the largest container ship in the world but only for a few short days. It was produced by a Korean company named Hyundai Heavy Industries and was operated by a company in China named China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), which was then followed by the COSCO Transportation Development company. The homeport of the ship is in Hong Kong.  

The CSCL is the first of five identical vessels to be created for the Eurasian trade routes. It costs 700 million to create all 5 of them.

5. Oasis of the Seas

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  Launched in 2009, Oasis of the Seas is Oasis's Royal Caribbean Class 1, along with Allure of the Seas (2010), as well as Harmony of the Seas (2016 the world's largest) and the Sea Symphony (2018).    The cruise ships lasted 360 m (1,181 ft) and could accommodate a maximum of 6,296 passengers along with a 2,394 crew member. These ships were the fastest ships of our major tournaments with 22.6 knots (41.9 km/h; 26.0 mph) with a total payload of 225,282 GT.  

Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas facilitate cruises on the East Coast and West Caribbean for seven nights and become the passenger of one of these giants is truly a spectacular experience. It's no surprise that it's very popular!  

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6. RMS Queen Mary 2

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  The RMS Queen Mary 2 (also known as Queen Mary 2) was an Atlantic ship of the first heavy sea ship built since the time of Queen Elizabeth II. The first RMS Queen Mary was completed in 1936.  

Queen Mary 2 was designed by a team of British naval Architects, built in France in 2003 to replace Queen Elizabeth, owned by the company Cunard, at a cost of 900 million. At that time, Queen Mary 2 became the longest ship built with a length of 345 meters high, 72 meters tall and 148,528 tons in weight. The ship can accommodate 2,260 passengers and 1,238 crew members.   The Britannia restaurant on Queen Mary 2 has a 1,347 seat capacity. There is also a royal cinema, a winter garden, 14 bars and clubs, and a fitness center.  

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