Category: Container Ships

Helsinki Bridge

Helsinki Bridge   The container ship Helsinki Bridge is one of the largest vessel, owned by the Japanese company K Line. The ship was built in 2012 in Imabaru Heavy Industries in their shipyard in Kure, Japan. The ship was created according to the latest standards of IMO for safety and stability, but also introducing a lot of modern technologies for fuel efficiency. Helsinki Bridge ship is large class container carrier, which has capacity for 8,600 TEU. The length of the container ship is 334.55 m, while the moulded beam is 45.60 m and the summer draft is 24.40 m. The maximum summer draft of the ship, when fully loaded is 14,00 m. The dimensions of the vessel are impressive, but the tonnage is really larger. The summer deadweight of the ship is 106,000 DWT and the gross tonnage is 96,801 GRT. The container vessel has improved cargo space, which should provide better efficiency and higher profitability. On course according to the latest trends in maritime transport, the ship is equipped with 800 plugs for reefer containers. This is quite important for every cargo ship, operating on trans-ocean voyages. The demands of transporting reefer containers made highly profitable the installation of such equipment of board

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CMA CGM Marco Polo

CMA CGM Marco Polo   CMA CGM Marco Polo was launched last months and became the largest container ship built ever. The vessel has capacity of 16,020 TEU and became the flagman of the French company CMA CGM. The container ship was built in the shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering under the yard number 4161. CMA CGM Marco Polo has length of 396.00 m, beam of 53.60 m, depth of 29.90 m and summer draft of 16.00 m. Such large measurements are impressive and definitely from the first sight you can imagine the large engineering development in creating such vessel. The container ship is large, with improved capacity and definitely is the leader in its class, getting ahead of the giants of Maersk E-Class ships – Emma Maersk and her sister-ships. CMA CGM Marco Polo has constructed deadweight of 187,625 DWT, gross tonnage of 175,343 GT and net tonnage of 85,361 NT. Such tonnage give capacity of the ship to carry over 16,000 TEUs, with improved cargo space in the holds and over the deck. Also on board of the container ship there are capacity for 1,100 plugged-in reefer TEUs. According to the increase in transportation of perishable products, the maritime transport is in need of ability to transport reefer containers and CMA CGM Marco Polo satisfy such needs.

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Sovereign Maersk

Sovereign Maersk   The large container ships impress us with size, capacity and technology development. Sovereign Maersk is one of the largest container ships built ever. The cargo ship is owner and managed by Ap Moller Maersk, which is one of the largest operators in maritime transport. Sovereign Maersk has large and impressive measurements and environmental technology. The cargo ship has overall length of 331.98 meters, beam of 42.80 meters and depth of 21.00 meters. The draft of the cargo ship, when the ship is fully loaded can reach 14.50 meters. The size of the vessel is not itself of the owner, but hull design is improved to have large capacity of cargo. The deadweight of Sovereign Maersk is 104,690 metric tons and the gross tonnage is 91,560 gross tons. The capacity of the container ship is 8,160 TEU, divided into 17 containers tiers and 13 rows. The cargo handling on such type of ship is really hard job, because of the large amount of different cargo types and destinations, but the improved Maersk Software is making this job really fast and easy. This is speeding up the work of the Chief Officer and the operation of the ship.

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Helena Sibum

Helena Sibum   Helena Sibum is container ship, which is owned by Sibum Bernd Reederei and operated by one of the giants in maritime transport – CMA CGM. The cargo ship is Feedervessel, which are small and middle size container ships, which are carrying cargo to the bigger liners. Usually such container ships have not more than 1,000 TEU capacity or even smaller. Helena Sibum is typical Feedervessel, which is operating in Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea and collecting cargo for the large CMA CGM container ships. Helena Sibum has overall length of 132.60 meters, while the length between perpendiculars is 123.40 meters. The overall breadth is 19.20 meters and the draught is 7.20 meters. The deadweight of the container ship Helena Sibum is 8,200 metric tons, while the gross tonnage is 6,106 gross tons. The container ship has capacity for 672 TEU (Twenty foot Equivalent Unit), or alternatively 314 FEU (Forty foot Equivalent Unit) and 32 TEU. Helena Sibum has net tonnage of 3,557 net tons and reefer container capacity of 116 FEU. The container ship has 3 cargo holds, each with dimensions 25.20 x 16.00 x 16.00 meters. The vessel has large cargo capacity for Feedervessel, as most of the unused spaces are decreased and the ship’s hull is optimized.

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Maersk Eindhoven

Maersk Eindhoven   The container ship Maersk Eindhoven is part from the newest series of the Maersk company and definitely is the best answer to the newest innovations in shipbuilding. The container ship has amazing tactical and technical characteristics and definitely is one of the best ships built ever in this class. The ships of Maersk Line are the highest quality and introducing newest innovations of engineering. The ship Maersk Eindhoven has overall length of 366.00 meters and length between perpendiculars is 350.00 meters. The container ship has moulded beam of 48.20 meters and depth of 29.85 meters. The draft of the vessel, while fully loaded is 15.50 meters with deadweight of 140,580 metric tons. The cargo capacity on board is 13,092 TEUs, which includes 7,074 TEUs on deck on 9 tiers and 6,018 TEUs in the holds on 11 tiers. The ship is really large and this fact needs of careful operating and very reliable engineering.

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ANL Warringa

ANL Warringa   ANL Warringa is container ship operated by Rickmers Maritime and property of the company CMA CGM. The container ship has overall length of 260.00 meters and length between perpendiculars of 244.50 meters. The ship is really large, the moulded beam is 32.25 meters and the depth to the main deck is 19.30 meters. The ship ANL Warringa has deadweight of 39,900 metric tons and the designed draft when the ship is fully loaded is 11.00 meters. The container ship ANL Warringa is really made according to latest IMO and MARPOL requirements. The ship is following the best practices in engineering and the stability was improved by special static stabilizers. The ship ANL Warringa has cargo capacity of 4,250 TEUs, which includes 2,666 TEUs on the deck divided into 7 tiers and 1,584 TEUs in the cargo holds. The ship can pass the largest canals of the world, so the capacity with Panama Canal Visibility is 3,905 TEUs. The ship is large, with improved capacity and really high profitable operations.

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Evelyn Maersk

Evelyn Maersk   Evelyn Maersk is among the largest container ships of the world, together with her sisters. The ship has amazing capacity of 13,500 teu, according to IMO calculations. The ship is property of Maersk Line and has deadweight of 156,907 metric tons. The container ship was built in the high quality ship-yard in Odense Steel Shipyard, Denmark and completed in 2007. The ship is modern, quality and reliable. Evelyn Maersk has length of 397.00 meters and beam of 56.00 meters. The container vessel has depth of 30.00 meters and draft, when fully loaded, of 15.50 meters. Evelyn Maersk is really among the most modern vessels built ever and has all the necessary equipment to be optimized for profits of the company. The cargo ship is property of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group and has amazing measurements and capacity for cargo. According to official information the ship is having capacity for 11,000 containers 10,000 twenty foot units and 1,000 forty foot units. The information is from the official issue of the company and based on company calculations. The information from IMO is claiming the capacity of Evelyn Maersk is 13,500 teu and some rumors even increase the number to 14,700 TEU.

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MSC Francesca

MSC Francesca   Definitely the contain ships are among the most interesting and highest innovative vessels of the maritime transport. We mentioned some of the largest container ships already, but today will meet you with one of the most beautiful ships, part from the fleet of MSC Lines. The ship is carrying the name MSC Francesca and has maximum capacity for 11,300 teu. MSC Francesca is really one of the most modern and very profitable vessels, which has ever been built. The constructor of this beautiful ship was Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, which is the largest heavy ships builder not only Korea, but almost in whole Asia. The ship was built under yard number S344. MSC Francesca was completed in 2008 for the Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A, with port of call in Panama. The ship was built according to latest requirements of IMO and SOLAS.

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Estelle Maersk

Estelle Maersk   The container ship Estelle Maersk is one of the largest ships of the world. We all know her sisters – Emma Maersk and Eleonora Maersk, who are attracting us with size, engine and capacity of the cargo, which can be transported. The capacity of Estelle Maersk is 11,000 TEU calculated by company, and more than 14,500 TEU according to IMO regulations. The ship is property of Maersk Group and operated by the daughter company A.P. Moller. The capacity of the ship is divided into 22 rows wide. This is really big number of containers and cargo operations can be done pretty fast because of the systems for stowing on board. The container ship Estelle Maersk has length of 397.00 meters and beam of 56.00 meters. The depth of the ship is 30.00 meters and when is fully loaded the draft reaches 15.50 meters. The deadweight of Estelle Maersk is 156,907 metric tons and the gross tonnage is 170,900 gross tons.

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Jazan

Jazan   One container ship, which is not so well known, but created according to latest requirements of IMO, MARPOL and SOLAS is Jazan. The ship was built in Hyundai Heavy Industries in 2008 and on the naming ceremony in Ulsan, South Korea on 25th July, 2008 was given to the ship-owner United Arab Shipping Company. The ship is registered in Dammam, Saudi Arabia under IMO number 9349540. The capacity of the container ship Jazan is 6,919 TEU, in IMO statistic and the company is operating with the same requirements. The overall length of the vessel is 306.00 meters, while the length between perpendiculars is 301.10 meters. The beam of the container ship is 42.50 meters and depth is 24.50 meters. When the ship Jazan is fully loaded the draft is 14.00 meters. The ship has modern hull, which is improved with increased stability and more optimized cargo spaces. All these features make the vessel more profitable and more flexible for operations.

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