What are the challenges faced when designing an electric container ship, and how do they compare to the challenges facing designers of electric cars like Teslas?

Journeys are too long for batteries without being prohibitively heavy.Large-scale container transport would be a good use for Nuclear marine propulsion.

What are more important cars or boats? (be honest)

I always wonder why people write questions like this. If you have a specific question in mind, then add enough detail so that we know what your thinking is, and perhaps I can write you a good answer.In the

Who invented the first boat and when?

I believe the oldest boat found so far, was found in As-Sabiyah in Kuwait and has been carbon dated to around 5,500BC. There is evidence that rafts were used as far back as 8,000BC. It's likely that the use of rafts goes back even earlier, but often with organic artefacts of this age nothing remains.

Who invented the first boat and when?

I believe the oldest boat found so far, was found in As-Sabiyah in Kuwait and has been carbon dated to around 5,500BC. There is evidence that rafts were used as far back as 8,000BC. It's likely that the use of rafts goes back even earlier, but often with organic artefacts of this age nothing remains.

Why are space ships called spaceships?

Why are space ships called spaceships?Because they are ships (containers for people or cargo) that travel in space.

How much water does a fire boat put out?

Recall this question from my probationary exam. I had worked at a fire with an FDNY fireboat back in 65 about 9 or 10 months after becoming a volunteer, but the water wasn't deep enough to give them access. When the

Why are space ships called spaceships?

Why are space ships called spaceships?Because they are ships (containers for people or cargo) that travel in space.

Would armored warships from WW2 have been much less damaged by collisions with cargo ships than the USS McCain and Fitzgerald?

WW II battleships faced by budgetary and weight limits needing speed used the all or none armor schemes, where by certain less critical areas of the ship were not heavily armored. Here is the armor scheme of the IOWA class battleship, the most heavily armored and armed ships the US built for WWII

How did the ship in the 20th century expected to be rescued during night?

Depends on which part of the 20th century you're asking about - in the second half and especially since the 80's things were pretty much advanced as they are now. Telegraph and Morse is in existence since the 19th century, helicopters, emergency numbers, etc.

What can one do to increase their chances of survival if aboard a boat and capsize is imminent?

What can one do to increase their chances of survival if aboard a boat and capsize is imminent?Look around you for the livesaving equipment (*), and go stand close to it. If the boat does go over, grab the equipment and use it.(*) Life jackets,

Who invented the first boat and when?

I believe the oldest boat found so far, was found in As-Sabiyah in Kuwait and has been carbon dated to around 5,500BC. There is evidence that rafts were used as far back as 8,000BC. It's likely that the use of rafts goes back even earlier, but often with organic artefacts of this age nothing remains.

Could the USS Missouri take on the alien ship in the movie Battleship?

No. While the might of the Battleships, as regards a human Navy, is certainly impressive, the alien technologies are clearly superior.  Any alien commander worth his place would have pressed numbers and advantage on what was its only real, local threat, without

How many workers are there in a cargo ship?

That depends on the size, the owners, the majority nationality of the crew, the areas being sailed, the applicable working times, the IMO safe manning regulations and the year it was built.A small 130–150 metre ship built in the last 10 years typically has around 12 or 13 crew including the Captain.A slightly larger vessel of

Could Titanic still be in service if it had never sunk?

No.Ships, at the utter outside of optimism, last in service 40–50 years. And that's a stretch.There are very, VERY few ships in the world that are still in active, non-museum, service older than 40–50 years.Being a transatlantic liner, the Titanic would have been obsolete (as were ALL Liners) after WWII. By the early 1960's, Liners

Would the Titanic sink today?

Would the Titanic sink today?The short answer to that question, is yes. If the Titanic was rebuilt, in exact detail, and all of the circumstances (surrounding the tragedy) were the same; then ‘yes' I believe it would sink again, regardless.From all that I have read, & heard (about

How many people were on board the Titanic?

I think I answered this in If you were a third class passenger on the Titanic, what should you have done to maximize your chances of survival?If not, it is here

How are cargo ships built?

Biswajit's answer is essentially correct. I decided to throw my answer in to the pot in order to illustrate a few important points. Before the owner and the shipyard get to the contract stage there are a few things that may, and frequently do happen. Firstly, if it is for a new

What were immediate reactions to the Titanic sinking?

Shock, sadness, disbelief, horror, and finally anger. Titanic's sinking in the early morning hours of April 15, 1912 produced the world's first true, bona fide news frenzy as each of the big news papers in New York tried to outdo the other in speculation before the facts had a chance to come out. There was even one

Why do they call Titanic is a she?

The first thing that comes to mind, a rather populair and tongue in cheek bit of text:

Have you seen titanic?

I've watched the movie "TITANIC" more times than I can recall, honestly. Several years ago I used to watch the second cassette nearly every morning before school. And the DVD set has not changed how frequently I watch it at all. I'm pretty much burned-out on the film

How was it possible for a photograph of the last lifeboat off the Titanic to survive?

The Titanic was photographed quite a bit in the days before her departure, and of course those were left onshore, and did not go down with the ship.Dozens more photographs were taken as the passengers were being rescued. Travelers on the Carpathia who had slept through the night woke up to play an unexpected role

What made the Titanic such a triumph?

It was the largest & most luxurious ship of its time.

What are the biggest myths about sailing?

The movie Master And Commander starts with a sailing ship that escapes a pirate ship by sailing downwind into a fog bank. ... what? How can you sail faster than the wind that moves the fog bank?In the movie The Battle of Trafalgar, the

How was the Titanic destroyed?

RMS Titanic sank on her maiden voyage to New York on April 15, 1912 after colliding with an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean. If you're asking about how the wreck ended up in shambles (the stern especially), then that would be because the ship broke in two due to the weight of

Why was the Titanic so named?

White Star Line chairman Bruce Ismay (who also controversially survived the sinking) ordered three new mega ocean liners from Harland and Wolf ship yards.The first to be built was RMS Olympic. Her name came from an earlier ship design that Bruce

How would you survive the titanic sinking?

A few things. Before I start, you should know that I am sixteen, so I wouldn't have been allowed on the lifeboats, at least by Lightoller. Assuming I'm with my family, I'd simply go with them to our muster station (there was confusion on the real Titanic with the muster stations, so let's

How reliable is the theory that Titanic broke in half when she had sank a quarter of the way down?

Definitely one of the worst documentaries about the sinking of Titanic that's been produced. Where do I even begin? First, the documentary seems to suggest that due to its own analysis of the wrecksite we're now able to dismiss the notion that there was a 300 foot

When was the Titanic built?

This is from Wikipedia:Construction, launch and fitting-outThe ships were constructed on Queen's Island, now known as the Titanic Quarter, in Belfast Harbour. Harland and Wolff had to demolish three existing slipways and build two new ones, the largest ever constructed up to

Is the Titanic movie the real story?

No.The 1997 film is a fictionalized account of the sinking of the Titanic: the story of Jack and Rose was added to convey the emotional impact of the disaster. There are a number of historical inaccuracies: some are honest mistakes, and others are intentional. That being said, James Cameron did a stellar job of creating

After the Titanic sank and all the passengers who survived were all super cold, how exactly did they survive on a lifeboat in such cold weather? How did they make it ‘home' exactly?

Air is actually a pretty good insulator. Yes, you feel cold, but you lose heat slower, even if you are wet. That is reason in the olden days when going for shorter errands, people who could afford fur cloak would often wear little under it, as

Why did nobody critize Titanic (1997 movie)?

I can tell you about my experience on opening night for Titanic.My ex-boyfriend and I were pretty excited about the movie and couldn't wait to see it. I devoured anything in print I could find as the previews for the movie looked amazing!I'd been

What were immediate reactions to the Titanic sinking?

Shock, sadness, disbelief, horror, and finally anger. Titanic's sinking in the early morning hours of April 15, 1912 produced the world's first true, bona fide news frenzy as each of the big news papers in New York tried to outdo the other in speculation before the facts had a chance to come out. There was even one

When was the Titanic built?

This is from Wikipedia:Construction, launch and fitting-outThe ships were constructed on Queen's Island, now known as the Titanic Quarter, in Belfast Harbour. Harland and Wolff had to demolish three existing slipways and build two new ones, the largest ever constructed up to

How are cargo ships built?

Biswajit's answer is essentially correct. I decided to throw my answer in to the pot in order to illustrate a few important points. Before the owner and the shipyard get to the contract stage there are a few things that may, and frequently do happen. Firstly, if it is for a new

Would the Titanic sink today?

Would the Titanic sink today?The short answer to that question, is yes. If the Titanic was rebuilt, in exact detail, and all of the circumstances (surrounding the tragedy) were the same; then ‘yes' I believe it would sink again, regardless.From all that I have read, & heard (about

Why can a boat float on water but a small coin sinks? How?

There are 3 considerations in answering your question about floating and sinking in water. Your question raises 2 of them. The boat floats because it displaces water. The coin is more dense than water so it sinks. A third floating factor is surface tension.Displacement. The boat floats because the hull is constructed as

Why do paper boats float on water?

The same thing that makes anything float. If the the weight of the water displaced is greater than the weight object, then the buoyant force will exceed the gravitational force. Actually it is the same reason blimps/airships work just with a different working

Why is the Titanic the world's largest shipwreck?

It was at the time. It isn't now. Without a doubt the RMS Titanic is the most famous shipwreck in the English speaking world. Arguably, it was the first large scale loss of a vessel where life saving appliances were exhausted in a fare sea state and calm winds while the vessel was still

What ratio of men to women survived the titanic sinking?

Titanic's survival rate by sex:Of Titanic's 2,224 passengers-MEN (20% Survival Rate):1st Class- 572nd Class- 143rd Class- 75Crew Member- 192Total: 338WOMEN (74.35% Survival Rate):1st Class- 1402nd Class- 803rd Class- 76Crew Member- 20Total: 316CHILDREN (52.29% Survival Rate):1st Class- 62nd Class- 243rd Class-

Have you seen titanic?

I've watched the movie "TITANIC" more times than I can recall, honestly. Several years ago I used to watch the second cassette nearly every morning before school. And the DVD set has not changed how frequently I watch it at all. I'm pretty much burned-out on the film

Was the Titanic ship sabotaged?

Bollox you cunts the titanic was a terrorit attack on the real royal family of Queen Victoria cause in any kind of threat on them in life they are the first to be saved and on that occasion they were removed from the titanic to a rescue ship and then blown up from inside out

How was it possible for a photograph of the last lifeboat off the Titanic to survive?

The Titanic was photographed quite a bit in the days before her departure, and of course those were left onshore, and did not go down with the ship.Dozens more photographs were taken as the passengers were being rescued. Travelers on the Carpathia who had slept through the night woke up to play an unexpected role

Why did the RMS Titanic break into two pieces as it sank?

It was once common belief that when the Titanic struck the fateful iceberg on her starboard side on 14th April 1912, the iceberg ripped a gash in her hull and she sank in one piece, despite eye witness accounts to the contrary that claimed the ship broke in two before sinking.

What made the Titanic such a triumph?

It was the largest & most luxurious ship of its time.

How many workers are there in a cargo ship?

That depends on the size, the owners, the majority nationality of the crew, the areas being sailed, the applicable working times, the IMO safe manning regulations and the year it was built.A small 130–150 metre ship built in the last 10 years typically has around 12 or 13 crew including the Captain.A slightly larger vessel of