MIGHTY SHIPS — ALGOMA EQUINOX
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This issue of Mighty Ships is devoted to the famous lake freighter Algoma Equinox, a leading one in her class of ships. Constructed in China, she entered service fifteen years ago in 2013 and has been operating in St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes. The vessel features novel design and the designers paid particular attention to the energy efficiency.
As a result, this ship is approximately 45 percent more energy efficient in comparison with the earlier ships. A special design developed for the North American Great Lakes. The Algoma Equinox carries grain, ore and iron through severe weather and the narrowest corridors on most challenging inland waterway in the world. Her design allows to go faster and to carry more cargo using less fuel than ever before.
This mighty ship has a truly revolutionary hull design streamlining her flow through water, a special hull coating to reduce resistance and increase speed, a forty thousand cubic meter cargo hold giving thirty percent more space, and the state of the art engine consuming twenty-two percent less fuel than most of the lakers. A definitely recommended popular video for all people with the interest in the modern ship designs - no one will get disappointed.
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