The RTA96-C is the worlds largest reciprocating diesel engine. It is designed by Wärtsilä in Finland and produces 80,080 kilowatts (107,390 hp) of power. The 14 cylinder engine measures 26.59m (87ft) long, 13.5m (44ft) high and weights around 2,300 tonnes. 86 more words
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It was a dark and stormy night in Shanghai…
Really, though. I didn’t get confirmation of embarkation until two hours before because there was a storm and they weren’t sure if the vessel would dock. 2,243 more words
- Before this year the lowest level The Baltic Dry Index had reached was 556 in August of 1986 and the highest was in June 2008 at a stunning 11,612. 84 more words
Crews are attempting to pump hundreds of cubic metres of heavy fuel oil from one of the world’s biggest container ships.