Rickmers-Linie Adds Vessel on Pearl String Service

MarineLink.com
Friday, May 03, 2013
Rickmers Savannah

Rickmers-Linie added a 10th vessel on its eastbound Round-the-World Pearl String Service as part of its continuing program of investment in its services. The global breakbulk, heavylift and project specialist has taken the Rickmers Savannah on long-term charter to help it meet customer demand.  
 


The 30,000dwt Superflex Heavy MPC Rickmers Savannah, which was delivered by Jinling Shipyard in November 2010, is identical to the nine vessels of the Rickmers Hamburg class which Rickmers-Linie already deploys on the service: the ships are self-sustaining, with four large cranes, the two heaviest of which can be twinned for a lifting capacity of up to 640 tons. Adjustable tweendecks allow for optimized stowage with variations in cargo height and dehumidifying devices in all holds ensure that cargoes sensitive to corrosion arrive in good shape.
 


The eastbound Round-the-World Pearl String Service was launched 10 years ago, connecting Europe, Asia and North America.  Base ports served in this service are Hamburg, Antwerp, Genoa, Singapore, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City or Haiphong, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Dalian, Xingang, Qingdao, Masan, Kobe or Yokohama or Nagoya, New Orleans, Houston, Savannah and Philadelphia. Further ports en route are added according to demand.



The addition of the Rickmers Savannah brings the total number of vessels operated by Rickmers-Linie on regular/long-term basis to 18. Further vessels are spot chartered in case of demand to offer additional sailings within the existing liner services or to cater for special requirements and destinations.  



In March 2013 Rickmers-Linie launched a westbound Round-the-World Service, connecting areas of economic growth in Asia and South America and then on to North America, initially operated with 2-3 multipurpose heavy-lift vessels. The America-Asia westbound service established in 2006 now forms a part of this new service.


www.rickmers-linie.com

 

Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Vessels

New Scheduled International Cargo Shipping Service

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) today joined the Port of Cleveland in announcing the launch of the

Viking Welding Delivers Fire/Rescue Boats

Fire Departments in South Carolina and Minnesota have recently accepted delivery of Response FR-28 and FR-31J boats built of welded aluminum by Viking Welding & Fabrication in Kensington, N.

ISS to Support Petrobras Expansion

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS)  has had its port agency and tanker husbandry services contract significantly enlarged by Petrobras.   The Brazilian government-owned energy giant,

 
 
Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1689 sec (6 req/sec)