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Zim Los Angeles Coming into T18 at Seattle's Harbor Island

Halfsies, (half-seez), noun: The condition of splitting something in half in order to share it.

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Here,

during the summer while out and about,

coming down a very steep hill in downtown Seattle on Yesler Way,

I caught a shot of the Zim Los Angeles coming into the Port of Seattle’s

Terminal 18 on Harbor Island.

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I thought this a funny capture,

the ship appears to be cut in half by the Frye Apartment building

at 3rd Avenue and Yesler Way.

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The Zim Los Angeles,

built in 2009 is owned by ZIM Integrated Shipping Services.

She is 1095 feet long (think three football fields)

with a beam of 141 feet (think half a football field),

with a TEU (twenty foot equivalent units) capacity of 8,900

that means if she carried only twenty foot long containers

and was at full capacity,

she would carry 8,900 containers.

THAT

is a lot

of cargo!

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is ‘Tuesday Muse‘ over at my friend Nancy’s place,

‘A Rural Journal.

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Also sharing with ‘Sweet Shot Tuesday.’

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