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Products and solutions, 2006-11-03, 03:29 PM

Launching of a 2,700 TEU Container Ship at ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

Hamburg / Emden, November 3rd, 2006

On November 3rd, 2006, at 11:00 hrs, a further container ship of the 2,700 TEU series was launched at Nordseewerke GmbH - a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. The launching was carried through as a technical launching without any celebration activities. The ship with the yard no. 550 is now berthed at the fitting-out berth and is scheduled for handover in July 2007.
The customer is the "Gesellschaft für Konzeption und Betreuung privater Investitionen mbH" based in Meerbusch (GEBAB). The shipping company is the MARTIME GmbH in Elsfleth.

The container ship was built according to German Lloyd regulations and features the following main technical data:

Overall length approx. 215.45 m
Length between perpendiculars 205.28 m
Moulded breadth 29.80 m
Moulded depth 16.50 m
Strength draft 11.55 m
Load draft 10.10 m
Deadweight (T=11.55 m) 37,900 t
Container capacity 2,702 TEU
Propulsion 100% MCR 21,770 kW at 108 rpm

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