|The Maersk Eindhoven (IMO: 9456771, Port of Registry: Majuro, Marshall Islands) is Maersk's answer to the new breed of containervessels, introduced by MSC, with the superstructure midships. The Maersk Eindhoven was the third of nine newbuildings in this class, amongst which are the Maersk Edinburgh, Maersk Edmonton and Maersk Essen. The vessel is 366 meters long and 48 meters wide and has a deadweight of 142,000 tonnes. She has a maximum capacity of 13,092 teu and is propelled by a Hyundai-Wärtsilä 12RT-flex 96C engine delivering a maximum power of 68,640 kW. The vessels are deployed in Maersk's AE-7 and AE-8 loop where they will replace the VLCS ships. The vessels are crucial in Maersk's strategy to maintain and expand market share. Rumours are that Maersk is also considering 18,000 teu vessels to be built in the following years.|
The Maersk Eindhoven is scheduled to arrive this afternoon at the APM Terminal, Rotterdam from Le Havre. She will return to Rotterdam next week before returning to the Far East.
Copyright: Klaus Kehrls
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