Flender Werft Receives Containership Orders

Monday, July 09, 2001
Hamburg-based shipping company, Claus-Peter Offen has placed a double order (with an option for one more) with Flender Werft Aktiengesellschaft for the construction of 3,600 teu containerships. The vessels, which will measure 804 ft. (245 m) with a depth of 64 ft. (19.4 m) and a draft of 41 ft. (12.5 m), will have a dwt of 44,000. Able to move at more than 24 knots, the vessels will be propelled by a MAN engine with 32,500 kW.

Propulsion machinery is comprised of a fixed pitch propeller via a MAN B&W crosshead engine rated at 32,500 kW when running at 94 rpm.

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