Cosco Yokohama

984-foot Container Ship

Built in 2004

Among the largest container ships, the Cosco Yokohama carries up to 7,455 containers. With a beam of 140 feet, this massive "Post-Panamax" ship is too large to transit the Panama Canal. The 12-cylinder Sulzer Wärtsilä diesel engine delivers 29,330 bhp to drive the ship at 25 knots while consuming around 250 tons of fuel per day. Range is 16,000 nautical miles. Crew is a mere 22 people.