|Atlantic Compass is a container and ro/ro cargo ship launched in 1984. It is 958 feet long, 106 feet wide, and displaces 51,648 tons. Ro/ro is short for roll-on/roll-off, which refers to loading/unloading vehicles via the large extendable ramp at the stern. ACL stands for Atlantic Container Line; they operate several third-generation cargo ships (believe it or not, the ship even has a swimming pool / sauna for the crew). For more information, see the internet links on the next page. Click on the right-hand picture to see a bigger version; use your browser's "back" command to return here.