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Product NameSuper Cargo Ships (Enthusiast Color)
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AuthorChristopher Batio
Page Count96
BindingPaperback
Published05/14/2001
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Some of the most awe-inspiring ships on today's seas are the massive cargo ships that transport immense loads from continent to continent. From container ships to oil tankers, Super Cargo Ships provides an up-close look at these awesome vessels, from their construction and design to their operation on the high seas and at port. Batio also examines tragedies, such as the Exxon Valdez oil spill, that have prompted safety improvements. Highlights include a look at military cargo ships and stories of modern pirates seizing these massive merchant vessels.
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