Hamburg Süd Celebrates Christening of a 7,100 TEU Container Ship

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Hamburg, 22 February 2011. On Monday, 21 February 2011, as part of a customer event, Hamburg Süd christened the “Santa Isabel” in Singapore. She is the second of ten identical container vessels with a capacity of 7,100 TEU each. This makes them not only the largest ships ever built for Hamburg Süd, but also, with their 1,600 reefer plugs apiece, the ships with the biggest reefer capacity currently available worldwide.
 
Sponsor of the “Santa Isabel”, which is named after a successful training ship of the shipping group from the 1950s, was Bettina Schacht, wife of Otto Schacht, Senior Vice President Global Seafreight, Kühne + Nagel.
 
Since her delivery at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) in Korea in December 2010, the “Santa Isabel” has been deployed in Hamburg Süd’s service between Asia and South Africa/South America East Coast (New Good Hope Express). 
 
Technical data of the “Santa Isabel”:
 
Capacity                                             93,430 tdw
Slot capacity                                      7,100 TEU
Reefer plugs                                      1,600
Length overall                                    299.9 m
Length between perpendiculars        286.8 m
Width                                                 42.8 m
Draught                                              13.5 m
Speed                                               22.2 kn
Main engine output                             45,760 kW

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