Thursday, April 03, 2008


The Maersk Antares (IMO: 9342504, Port of Registry: Singapore) is one of the most recent vessels in Maersk's fleet. She was delivered at December 5, 2007 from Samsung Heavy Industries, Korea. The 108,393 GRT, 9,200 TEU Container vessel is the second in the
series of A-Type container vessels delivered to her owner A.P. Moller Singapore. The vessel is propelled by a Wärtsila NSD 12RT-FLEX96C engine with a capacity of 68,640 KW taking the vessel on speeds upto 25.5 Knots. The Maersk Antares is 337 metres long, 45.6 metres wide and has a deadweight tonnage of 110,000. Her sister vessels are: Maersk Algol, Maersk Alfirk and Maersk Altair.

The Maersk Antares arrived this morning at the APM terminal, Rotterdam from the port of Bremerhaven. She will stay in port for about 36 hours. The vessel will then set sail for Felixstowe on the APM AE2 line. She will return within about 7 weeks to Rotterdam.
Maersk AntaresSource:
Photo by: Derek Sands

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