World’s Largest Containership Delivered

Friday, September 01, 2006
On September 1, Maersk Line took delivery of M/S Emma Maersk, built by Odense Steel Shipyard. The Emma Maersk is the first in a new series of PS-class vessels and is one of the most environmentally friendly container vessels ever built. The 397x56m Emma Maersk is able to carry 11,000 20-ft. containers (TEU). Other features include: High-scale automation and complete monitoring by advanced computer systems, enabling the vessel to be operated by a crew of just 13; Waste heat recovery system, reducing fuel consumption and emissions; Protected fuel tanks located in the center of the double hull; Reduced solvent content paint and environmentally friendly silicone; and antifouling paint below the waterline reducing water resistance, and cutting; fuel consumption by 1,200 tons per year; 1,000 40-ft. equivalent (FFE) refrigerated container capacity; and patented lashing system ensuring quick and safe lashing of deck containers. The Emma Maersk will enter worldwide service network on the AE1 (Europe - Far East) service. The vessel's first port of call will be Aarhus, Denmark, on September 7.

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