Superlatives: Ti Oceania, largest working tanker at 441,000 dwt and 1246′ loa. Oasis of the Seas, largest cruise ship at 1181′ loa and 234′ air draft; ie., it cannot be shoehorned under the Verrazano Bridge. Berge Stahl, largest bulk carrier at 365,000 dwt and 1125′ loa and draft of about 75′. Here are other sites on this trio: TO, OS, and BS.
eventually you see a dock worker, miniscule way up there.
And considering the scale of machinery and vast number of containers that need to be moved, it might interest you to see
Sorry there was no ship in place when this foto was taken. For an outside view of the operator booth, see the last foto here.
Here is scale difference of another sort, and because of
foreshortening, the distance between these two ships–Cielo di Napoli and Americas Spirit–seems recklessly small.
First three fotos thanks to Jed; last four are mine.