Containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ Arriving at the Port of Hamburg under the Sunset

Images of Containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ Arriving at the Port of Hamburg
Post-Neo-Panamax Containership of 18,500-teu built in 2015 at DSME

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: IMO Number 9632179, built at Daewoo (DSME) delivered in Jun 2015. Launch Name was Mathilde Maersk. Call Sign OWZW2, IMO Number 9632179, Hull Number 4271. Danish Int’l Register Flagged, ABS Classed, P&I insurance with Britannia P&I, Length Overall of 399.90 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 376.21 m., Draught of 16.00 m., Moulded Depth of 30.30 m.,, Beam of 59.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 194,849, Tonnage of 174,366 Suez Canal Net, 79,120 International Net, 60,000 Light Displacement and 191,855 Dwt (long). Design Triple-E by Maersk Line.

VESSEL’S MANAGERS / OWNERS: Maersk Line AS, Copenhagen, Denmark. Maersk Line AS is a group company of A.P. Moller – Maersk AS.
Technical Manager: Maersk Line AS, Copenhagen, Denmark. Operator: Maersk Line AS,  Copenhagen, Denmark.Registered Owner: MAERSK LINE A/S.

CARGO HOLDING CAPACITIES: Teu Capacities of 18,500 Total and 1,200 Reefer, Ship is too large to transit the neo-Panamax locks of the Panama Canal based on current official dimension restrictions.

ENGINES & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 2 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S80ME-C9.4 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 800mm x3450mm bore/stroke 46,620mkW total at 72rpm. 1 x Steam Turbine Gen. driving 1 x ac generator at 6,000ekW total, 6600V at 60Hz.
AUXILIARY ENGINES: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MAN Energy Solutions 9L32/40 – 4-stroke 9-cyl. 320mm x 400mm bore/stroke 9,000mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x Hyundai Electric HSJ7 913-10P – AC generator(s) at 8,640ekW total, (10,800kVA total) 6600V at 60Hz. 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MAN Energy Solutions 6L32/40 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 320mm x 400mm bore/stroke 6,000mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x Hyundai Electric HSJ7 801-10P – AC generator(s) at 5,600ekW total, (7,000kVA total) 6600V at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (electro-mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze (Cu3)), MMG, 72rpm, Ø9.65m.
POS, PROPULSOR: 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Kawasaki at 5,000ekW total AC.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 185 mln in 2011.

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of MV ‘MSC Francesca’ departing the Port of Hamburg

Images of MV ‘MSC Francesca’ departing the Port of Hamburg
Neo-Panamax, Fully Cellular Containership of 11,660 TEU built in 2009

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was MSC Francesca. Neo-Panamax Containership 8,000-11,999 TEU, Call Sign 3FXI, IMO Number 9401116. Built at Hyundai Samho HI, Panama Flagged, GL Classed, Length Overall of 363.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 348.00 m., Draught of 15.50 m., Beam of 45.60 m., Moulded Depth of 27.30 m., Tonnage of 60,240 International Net and 129,280 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 131,770, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 24.50 kts at 250.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 93,266.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Mediterranean Shipping Co SA (MSC), Switzerland.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Total TEU Capacities of 11,660 Total, 8,190 Homogeneous and 1,920 Reefer, 960 x Sockets. Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, but is not able to transit the old locks.

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 12-cyl., Engine Model 12K98ME6.2.
1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 12K98ME6.2 – 2-stroke 12-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 68,597mkW total at 94rpm.

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 94rpm.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Clearly the ship is under-utilized as not filled to capacity. Hopefully trade will come back soon! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Do have a safe voyage, you Big Ship! Auf wiedersehen! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’ entering the Port of Piraeus

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’ at Port of Piraeus
3,500-ceu Pure Car Carrier Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo

VESSEL DETAILS: Launch Name was Neptune Galene. Call Sign SVBX5, IMO Number 9668491.Built at Hyundai Mipo, Greece Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 169.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 158.00 m., Draught of 8.70 m., Beam of 28.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 37,600. Moulded Depth of 30.60 m., Tonnage of 11,280 International Net and 11,080 Dwt (long).

VESSEL OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Neptune Lines Shipping & Managing Enterprises S.A.,Greece. Website: http://www.neptunelines.com.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 3,500 Cars, Lane Length of 850.00 m., 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a Width of 7.00 m. and a maximum load of 120 tonnes, 1 Quarter Ramp(s).

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50ME-C8.2 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 11,620mkW total at 127rpm.

AUXILIARY ENGINES:  2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Himsen 6H21/32 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 210mm x 320mm bore/stroke 2,100mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.


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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.

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