A usually large flotation device that carries passengers and cargo across the oceans, or up and down rivers. Its natural enemies are icebergs, German Type VIIC submarines and drunken Captains.

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How can I cross the Atlantic by ship from Europe to New York? (I am not talking about luxury passenger cruise-ships.)

Suppose that: I have both valid US & Schengen visas I am a savvy backpacker with a preference for economical travel I have no fixed schedule to meet. A longer travel time is even better. Any ...
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Watching container ships in SF bay area?

I will be in San Francisco this summer. I would love to sit by the sea and watch some big container ships passing by. Is there some nice place where you can do that? It wouldn't hurt if there is a ...
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What routes are there to cross the Pacific (without flying)?

This question is similar to Is possible to cross the Bering Strait without flying? but broader. If you depart from North America, how can you reach any East Asian destination by cruise, ferry, cargo ...
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Are there any large ship tours around SF bay area?

I will be in the bay area for July 22, 23, 24. I have a really big interest in large container ships and tanker ships. I learned that there is a tour of the Port of Oakland, but to my dismay, there ...