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Search: Posts Made By: caladhmor
Forum: The Bridge 2nd May 2012, 20:56
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By caladhmor
Would it be acceptable to have people walking on...

Would it be acceptable to have people walking on top of the containers?
Forum: The Bridge 15th April 2012, 11:03
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By caladhmor
Would the crew start unlocking them before they...

Would the crew start unlocking them before they dock or do they wait until the ship is secured to the dock ?
Forum: The Bridge 14th April 2012, 21:34
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By caladhmor
Found really good info on the SEC website, Just...

Found really good info on the SEC website, Just wondering do you need four people with the extended poles to unlock the container as it is being lifted or can one person unlock them one by one and...
Forum: The Bridge 12th April 2012, 17:14
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By caladhmor
there is an automatic one but it hasn't had a...

there is an automatic one but it hasn't had a great run, They all need some human interaction to release them . . . .
Forum: The Bridge 12th April 2012, 15:10
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By caladhmor
Securing container

How are the "twist locks" locked when a crane places a container on top of another high up on a ship , do the crew have to climb or is there a cherry picker on board? (Pint)
Forum: The Bridge 25th March 2012, 00:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,349
Posted By caladhmor
Would it be possible for container ships to have...

Would it be possible for container ships to have all there top containers level instead of high in places and low in others ?
Surely this would be an advantage as less wind would catch it ? ?
Forum: The Bridge 21st March 2012, 20:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By caladhmor
I live on the west coast of Ireland and i can...

I live on the west coast of Ireland and i can remember a high tide that covered the local pier about 10-15 years ago, Haven't seen ant high tide within half a meter of it since . . . . .


" tide...
Forum: The Bridge 21st March 2012, 20:13
Replies: 17
Views: 2,349
Posted By caladhmor
Are the crew of the ships then given information...

Are the crew of the ships then given information on which container is where ?
Forum: The Bridge 20th March 2012, 22:21
Replies: 17
Views: 2,349
Posted By caladhmor
Container placement

I've always wondered how crew knew which containers to put where
-Light ones on top
-Heavy on bottom
-flammable up front
and so on ,
What i am asking is , are all the containers but in different...
Forum: The Engine Room 28th February 2012, 13:28
Replies: 24
Views: 3,174
Posted By caladhmor
How much would charge a day for a container i...

How much would charge a day for a container i wonder??
Forum: The Engine Room 28th February 2012, 13:26
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By caladhmor
okay, 354kg x 1000 = .354 tonnes / hour .354 x...

okay,
354kg x 1000 = .354 tonnes / hour
.354 x 702 = 248.51
= 189.70 euro an hour . . . .?
Forum: The Engine Room 28th February 2012, 08:39
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By caladhmor
354 kg = .354 tonnes .354 x 702 248 ?

354 kg = .354 tonnes
.354 x 702 248 ?
Forum: The Engine Room 27th February 2012, 23:21
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By caladhmor
if its grams it means that it only burns $178 an...

if its grams it means that it only burns $178 an hour? Very small ??
Forum: The Engine Room 27th February 2012, 23:19
Replies: 24
Views: 3,174
Posted By caladhmor
http://www.emma-maersk.com/engine/Wartsila_Sulzer_...

http://www.emma-maersk.com/engine/Wartsila_Sulzer_RTA96-C.htm

Found it on this page
Forum: The Engine Room 27th February 2012, 23:11
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By caladhmor
Grams or gallons?

Grams or gallons?
Forum: The Engine Room 27th February 2012, 23:07
Replies: 24
Views: 3,174
Posted By caladhmor
emma maersk

I just read that the container ship emma maersks engine consumes 1,660 tones of heavy oil per hour :eek:
Thats 1165320 dollars an hour (702/ton)
How does this add up ? ?
Forum: The Engine Room 27th February 2012, 22:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By caladhmor
okay i found out that a cat genny produces 2000...

okay i found out that a cat genny produces 2000 kw,
its specific fuel consumption is 177 g/KWh.
Does this mean it only burns 177 gallons per hour while producing 2000kw?
Forum: The Engine Room 25th February 2012, 11:11
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By caladhmor
Reefers are refrigerated containers to keep its...

Reefers are refrigerated containers to keep its cont cold or hot :)

What are these "reefers".Are they the knots we old timers used to use on the square riggers when going round the Horn.
JimGarnett
Forum: The Engine Room 24th February 2012, 16:22
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By caladhmor
I need to simplify all these things so other land...

I need to simplify all these things so other land lovers will understand my project :D So for example would one 250kw genny power 20 reefers ? Or am i looking at this wrong?
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd February 2012, 21:56
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By caladhmor
diesel usage

hello
I am working on a project about ships fuel and electrical usage.
I need some help in finding out
-the energy demand of a reefer
-fuel consumption of a generator
- the electrical output per...
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