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Count the containers across . . .  I see nine.  And the width of a standard container is . . . ?

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This container is beamier than the tug alongside, but by a factor of less than three.  Guesses?

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Since the beginning of 2016, Frisia Inn, which I consider a very strange name unless I’m missing an insider’s story, has called at ports in the US as well as a few in the Caribbean.

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Her dimensions are 482′ x 75.’   A standard container is 8′ wide.

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It’s port-appropriate size.  Its 2016 ports of call outside the US have been St. Maarten, Trinidad, and Dominican Republic, with populations of 75,000;  1.3 million; and 10.4 million, respectively.

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And the UCC stands for ??

Here’s the answer.

All photos by Will Van Dorp.

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