Did not you know you can travel on a cargo ship? Yes, no problem we can do for you. If you want to reduce the footprint of your carbon footprint, or if you are desperate to fly or if you are a qualified person, the freight routes are right for you. Cargo travel is a very flexible travel form. The freight rates are estimated at approximately EUR 1 per person and the fare is calculated on the number of days on board and includes all meals and accommodation.
There are age limits as there is no physician on board and passengers are advised to be mobile and traveling.
General information on cargo ships
Since the 1960s, container shipments have continued to grow. A cargo ship or cargo is any type of ship carrying cargo, goods and materials from one port to another. Thousands of cargo ships operate on the high seas every day / month and year; most of the international trade is handled. Generally they are specifically designed for this task and are equipped with cranes and other mechanisms that are loaded and unloaded and are available in all sizes. These are almost always made of welded steel, and with some exceptions, they typically wait for 25 to 30 years of their life expectancy before being thrown away.
The capacity of container vessels ranged from 1966 to 1500 TEU (twenty-five equivalent units), until 2008 to approximately 1300 TEU.
– Maximum amount of TEUs or FEUs (forty meters equivalent)
– TEUs subject to a weather-related level (TEUs or FEUs) and sum of FEUs together with their altitude.
– Container Levels
– Cargo Shaft Presentation
– Open or Closed Boat.
Container ships are also classified on the basis of acceptance criteria:
– Panamax vessels. Ships of less than 32.3 meters. It has the maximum width that can still reach the locks on the Panama channel.
– Post Panamax ships. These ships are too big to pass through the Panama Canal. Since 1988 container vessels have a width of over 32.3 meters.
– Suezmax vessels have a maximum design of 19 meters, allowing them to use the Suez Canal. The Suez Canal is currently deepening, which means that the Suez-Max size will be larger in the future.
Container dispensers of small to medium sized vessels starting at 200 TEU. Containers from small ports, dispatch ports, large ports or main ports, or vice versa, or specialized in profitable service for larger container vessels. Dispensers are sometimes equipped with cargo equipment. Multipurpose vessels are often used as containers.
Roll-on / Roll-off vessels:
With their help, they facilitate transportation of shipments. Ro-Ro ships have a continuous deck over the entire length of the ship.
Reefers are vessels that store fruits, vegetables or other frozen cargoes chilled. Modern reapers are increasingly transporting cargo in containers, not pallets. There is a built-in cooling system that can be connected to the ship's electrical system.
Multipurpose vessels carry a variety of cargoes – containers, general cargoes, dry bulk cargoes, such as grain, cars, heavy goods. Ships are divided by lorry or cargo carrier or coast liner. The multipurpose vessel can be mounted on one or more ramps on the side of the ship. Loading and unloading with these ramps is faster and less dependent on weather conditions.
Bulk carriers are specially designed for ships carrying loose cargo. Three types of bulk carrier:
– Comfortable size – approx. 30,000 tonnes deadweight, often with their own cargo equipment. Usually precious ore, sand, debris, clay, grain or forestry products are delivered
– Panamax, about 80,000 tonnes deadweight rarely carries the gear, the cargo being mainly ore or grain.
– Capesize approx. 160 000 tonnes dead weight or more without cargo. Cargo Ore, Carbon, etc. …
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