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Products and solutions, 2006-06-08, 11:27 AM

Start of production for a 2,700 TEU container ship at HDW-Gaarden

On June 7, 2006 the production started with the cutting of the first steel plate at HDW-Gaarden - a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems - for the first ship. The building program compromises a series of five container ship with a deadweight of 2,700 TEU each.

Two container ships with the hull nos. 392 and 393 are being built for the shipping company NSB / Buxtehude, Germany. The following ships with hull nos. 394, 395 and 396 are being built for the shipping company BUSS / Leer, Germany.

The building of the five container ships is a perfect example for comprehensive division of work within the ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems group. Besides the building yard HDW-Gaarden the yards Nordseewerke and Blohm + Voss are involved as well.

Technical specification
Overall length: approx. 215.45 m
Length between two plumb lines: 205.28 m
Width on frames: 29.80 m
Depth: 16.50 m
Tensile draught: 11.55 m
Designed draught: 10.10 m
Deadweight: 37,950 t
Container capacity: 2,702 TEU

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