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Encyclopedia > Malaccamax

Malaccamax is a naval architecture term for the largest ships capable of fitting through the Straits of Malacca. A Malaccamax ship is defined to be, with 18,000 TEUs, of 300,000 DWT, 470m long, 60m wide, 20m of draft. The restriction is caused by the shallow point on the Strait, where minimum depth is 25 metres. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Straits of Malacca is a narrow stretch of water between Peninsular Malaysia (West Malaysia) and the Indonesian island of Sumatra. ... The Maastricht Treaty (formally, the Treaty on European Union) was signed on 7 February 1992 in Maastricht between the members of the European Community and entered into force on 1 November 1993, under the Delors Commission. ... In numerical analysis and functional analysis, the discrete wavelet transform (DWT) refers to wavelet transforms for which the wavelets are discretely sampled. ...


A post malaccamax ship would need to use the Sunda Strait or use the proposed yet-unbuilt Kra Canal. The Sunda Strait The Sunda Strait is the strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra. ... The Kra Isthmus is the narrow landbridge which connects the Malay Peninsula with the mainland of Asia. ...


References

  • Government of Scotland: Container Transhipment and Demand for Container Terminal Capacity in Scotland
  • CONTAINERSHIP LOSSES DUE TO HEAD-SEA PARAMETRIC ROLLING (PDF file)
  • NKK Corporation: Malacca-max Oil Tanker Delivered
  • The future of ports and vessels The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger

External links

  • Maritime Dictionary definiton of Malaccamax

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