Recent discussions in the maritime sector suggest the possibility of constructing container ships of 26,000 TEU. While the economics of ship transportation improves by increasing carrying capacity relative to operating costs, ship size eventually reaches the size of diminishing returns and especially when sailing between two main ports. Such supersize ships would be too big to sail through the ...Read More »
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A research consortium that includes GTT, CMA-CGM and DNV GL recently unveiled the design schematic of Combined Gas Turbine and Steam (COGAS) powered mega-size 20,000 TEU container ship to be fueled by LNG. A future research concept could include an articulated or coupled two-unit container ship to operate major Asian – European trade routes. The rear section of such a ...Read More »