This ship is bigger than an aircraft carrier and has as much power as 900 cars – Business Insider


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The largest container ship to ever call at a United States port, the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, just pulled into Long Beach, CA for its second visit to the US. It’s big: longer than an American aircraft carrier and more than 20 stories tall, the ship is capable of carrying 18,000 twenty-foot containers.  According to the French shipping company’s website,the ship has a latest-generation engine “as powerful as 900 Ford Focus cars[,] and her 21 knots thrust is equivalent to that of 11 Boeing 747-400 engines.”

Source: This ship is bigger than an aircraft carrier and has as much power as 900 cars – Business Insider

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