Namegiving of Newbuilding Held at Odense Steel Shipyard

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

On March 8 Odense Steel Shipyard presented its latest newbuilding, a 7,000 TEU container ship, for the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group.

Mrs Maud Andersson, married to Mr Bo I. Andersson, Group Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, General Motors Corporation, honored A.P. Moller – Maersk and the Yard by naming the newbuilding MARGRETHE MÆRSK.

MARGRETHE MÆRSK is the first ship in a series of six container ships. The ship is designed and built to meet the highest demands for safe, precise, environmentally friendly and economic transportation of goods all over the globe. Among other things, a waste heat recovery system is installed to optimise the use of the energy produced.

MARGRETHE MÆRSK is a rational and highly automated ship thoroughly monitored by advanced computer systems.

With her 12-cylinder Wärtsilä RT-flex diesel engine which develops 93,000 BHP, MARGRETHE MÆRSK will after delivery enter Maersk Line's worldwide liner service.
 
MARGRETHE MÆRSK is registered in and will be commanded by Captain Ebbe Larsen with Søren Bjerre as Chief Engineer.

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