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Massive Container Freighter Ship MSC TOMOKO PANAMA in the Santa Barbara Channel  8400 TEU | by mikebaird
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Massive Container Freighter Ship MSC TOMOKO PANAMA in the Santa Barbara Channel 8400 TEU

8400 TEU Massive Container Freighter Ship MSC TOMOKO PANAMA Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. in the Santa Barbara Channel. Look at those containers the size of an 18-wheel trailer, stacked 6-7 high, 17 wide, and in 17 rows for maybe 1700 containers. Ten of us docent types from Morro Bay, CA, take a 4-hour Whale Watching boat trip tour on the Condor Express out of Santa Barbara, CA, to Santa Cruz Island in the Channel Islands in Central-Southern California, on Labor Day 07 Sept 2009. Organized by Rouvaishyana of the CA State Park Museum of Natural History in Morro Bay, CA. Photo by Michael "Mike" L. Baird, mike [at} mikebaird d o t com,; Canon 5D, Canon 100-400mm Lens with circular polarizer (which made a big difference) handheld on a moving boat.


10 Nov 2010: Creative Commons request approved: tricksofthrush has sent you a message on Flickr. Subject: Date: 10th November, 2010.

I'm putting together photos for an illustrated book on Karl Marx, and I think your photo would work well with it. If you contribute, you will receive a copy of the book and a photo credit. To contribute, you'll need to sign an agreement with us, which I will provide, and send a high res version of the image. Let me know at jake {at] markbattypublisher d o t com if you are interested or have questions. Best, Jake

A: Jake, that's fine with me. If you send me a release form I can digitally sign and e-return it. also answers every question ever asked about using one of my photos under Creative Commons (CC) Attribution: How to attribute, access full-resolution versions, how to link back to the image page, and how to please comment on the image used linking to your use.

The highest resolution version (4214 x 2810) is already posted at

My address for a copy of the book is:

"Mike" Michael L. Baird, mike {at] mikebaird d o t com

2756 Indigo Circle

Morro Bay, CA 93442


This is a massive 8,400 TEU vessel


TEU defined says

"The twenty-foot equivalent unit (often TEU or teu) is an inexact unit of cargo capacity often used to describe the capacity of container ships and container terminals. It is based on the volume of a 20-foot-long (6.1 m) intermodal container, a standard-sized metal box which can be easily transferred between different modes of transportation, such as ships, trains and trucks."

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Taken on September 7, 2009