MV ‘ZIM CHICAGO’

Images of Post-panamax Containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’                                  8,440 TEU Fully Cellular Containership Built 2010

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Zim Chicago. Post-Panamax Containership, Call Sign A8SI9, IMO Number 9398424. Built at Hyundai Samho HI, Liberia Flagged, LR Classed. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 20.14 m., Tonnage of 60,300 International Net and 106,859 Dwt (long). Length Overall of 334.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 319.00 m., Draught of 15.00 m., Beam of 42.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 91,158. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 12-cyl., Engine Model 12K98MC-C6.2, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 24.50 kts at 250.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 93160. 1 Bow Thruster(s).

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd., company website: http://www.zim.co.il. Operators are Zim Integrated Shpg.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 8,440 Total, 6,340 Homogeneous and 1,400 Reefer, 9 Holds, Ship is too large to transit the Panama Canal, Dwt to Teu ratio of 12.86. Total Teu Capacity of 8,440, 9 Holds. Crew complement of 20 people, CARGO HANDLING: 700 Reefer Plugs.

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 12K98MC-C6.2 2-stroke 12-cyl. 980mm x 2400mm bore/stroke – 68,520mkW total at 104rpm.

AUXILIARY:  4 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 4 x AC generator(s) at 11,200ekW total, (14,000kVA total) 6600V at 60Hz.

OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT: No Shaft Generator.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 104rpm.

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: No Cargo Gear.


 

MV ZIM CHICAGO 1

Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV ZIM CHICAGO 2

Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Statue of Liberty visible at the right corner of the image. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Statue of Liberty visible at the right of the image. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Downtown Manhattan skyline and World Trade Center in the background. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Detail of the starboard bow. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. It would appear that the World Trade Center just got shorter… Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV ZIM CHICAGO 7 w EAGLE FORD

Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge; Jones Act suezmax tanker MT ‘Eagle Ford” at anchor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV ZIM CHICAGO 8 w EAGLE FORD

Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge; Jones Act suezmax tanker MT ‘Eagle Ford” at anchor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV ZIM CHICAGO 9

Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV ZIM CHICAGO 10

Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV ZIM CHICAGO 11

Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV ZIM CHICAGO 12

Post-panamax containership MV ‘Zim Chicago’ (8,500 TEU, built at Hyundai Samho in 2010) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.


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