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130

When a vessel passes through the Cape Cod Canal instead of traveling around the outer shores of Cape Cod, a distance of 130 miles is saved.

604

Cape Cod Bay measures 604 square miles.

200

200 gallons of ketchup was loaded onto the TS Kennedy for Sea Term 2020.

4

The Gulf Stream transports approximately 4 billion cubic feet of water per second.  This amount is even greater than the water carried by all of the world's rivers combined.

1513

In his log book dated April 22, 1513, explorer Juan Ponce de Leon first mentioned the current that we now call the Gulf Stream.

43

Tampa Bay’s main shipping channel is 43 feet deep and 40 miles long.

4.5

Downtown Tampa's 4.5 mile long Bayshore Boulevard is called the “world’s longest continuous sidewalk”.

587

Baseball legend Babe Ruth hit his longest home run of his career in Tampa.  The ball flew 587 feet.

100

Although it gets hot in Florida, the temperature has never hit 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Tampa.

82.7

According to weather.com, Tampa has an average of 82.7 days of thunderstorms per year. 

2,250

2,250 pounds of cereal was loaded onto the TS Kennedy for Sea Term 2020.

76

Each of the TS Kennedy’s lifeboats has a maximum capacity of 76 passengers.

210

625 pounds of chocolate chips were loaded onto the TS Kennedy for Sea Term 2020.

1,858

The distance from Willemstad, Curacao to Tampa, Florida is 1,858 nautical miles.

320,000

Curacao has a 320,000 barrel per day oil refinery.  Isla is operated by the Venezuelan state company PDVSA.

40

Curacao is located in the southern Caribbean Sea, approximately 40 miles north of the Venezuela

4

For many natives of Curacao, knowing 4 languages is just a way of life. The languages spoken on the island are Papiamentu, Dutch, Spanish, and English.

9,600

9,600 hamburger patties were loaded onto the TS Kennedy for Sea Term 2020.

20

20 knots is the maximum speed, in knots, at which the TS Kennedy can travel. 
(1 knot= 1.15 MPH)

1,374

The distance from Golfito, Costa Rico to Willemstad, Curacao is 1,374 nautical miles.