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There are about 55,000 (give or take 1-2 thousand) Merchant ships in service around the world as of today 10/10/2008. This figure includes bulk carriers, dry cargo vessels, MPP's, container vessels, tankers, LPG's, LNG's, and most cruise ships. This Figure does NOT include all the small ro/ro's that service islands (short trips/tourism) or river barges, or oil barges, or floating docks, or drill ships, service vessels, tugs, AHTS's, crew boats, restaurant vessels, etc.. Hope this helped!!! (All details given in good faith for consideration but without guarantee!)
by 1914 Britain had 250 ships compared to Germany's 56 ships.
BP didn't exist in World War I.
Primarily over 2,000 merchant vessels, with a sprinkling of allied warships.
9,535 ships as of 2010, according to Wikipedia.
No. Oil tankers and container ships usually are.
there is more cargo than there is oil, or other liquids container ships use.
Where is that container of tobacco? I'll need a larger container. Container ships are cargo ships prepared to handle railway containers, also known as boxcars.
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There are about 80,000 ocean-going ships in the world.
By the use of twist-locks and stacking cones.
Cruise ships and container ships are controlled by computers, which keeps them level. They also have huge water holding tanks inside the hull that act as ballasts, which balance the ship.
Yes , for example container ships .
The largest container ships being built will cost more than $2 billion. The capacity of container ships keeps rising and the cost to build them keeps rising.