Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The Setagawa arrived this morning at Rotterdam in ballast after she discharged a load of crude oil last week at Rotterdam. She will now load a cargo of fuel oil. The vessel is currently located at the Vopak Europoort terminal. She will stay in port Rotterdam for almost one week.
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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
- An electronically controlled engine, reducing oil and fuel consumption thus enabling the vessel to be operated at eco-speed,
- Double-hull protected bunker tanks, in compliance with the MARPOL 12A regulation which will come into effect in August 2010
- The Fast Oil Recovery System, which enables bunkers to be rapidly recovered at any time, hence significantly limiting the environmental consequences should there be an incident at sea.
The Amerigo Vespucci will have seven sisterships, amongst which are the CMA CGM Christoph Colomb and CMA CGM Corte Real which have also been recently delivered. She is deployed in CMA CGM's FAL5 loop connecting China and North-Western Europe.
The CMA CGM Amerigo Vespucci is scheduled to arrive later tonight at the APM Terminal, Rotterdam with the last port of call at Le Havre. She will visit the port of Rotterdam again next week on her second call to Rotterdam in the loop.
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Monday, November 28, 2011
|The CMA CGM Aquila (IMO: 9410741, Port of Registry: London) is a 364 meter long, 45 meters wide containership with a deadweight of 128,000 tons and a maximum TEU capacity of 11,400. She was built in 2009 at Hyundai Heavy Industries, Korea and is propelled by a HHI MAN B&W 12K98 MC-C Mk 7 engine delivering the vessel a maximum speed of 24.7 knots. The CMA CGM Aquila is deployed on CMA CGM's FAL service between the Far East and Northern Europe.|
The CMA CGM Aquila arrive at the ECT Delta terminal, Rotterdam this morning from Zeebrugge.
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Copyright: Eckhard Uhrbrock
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The Taklift 7 (IMO: 7829273, Port of Registry: Rotterdam) is a seagoing floating sheerlegs vessel owned by SMIT Heavy Lift Europe. The sheerlegs has a length of 72 metres, is 30 metres wide and has a minimum sailing height of 49 metres. It has a propulsion of 3 x 460 kW and has two bow thrusters of 368 kW each. The longboom can reach a height of 160 metres above deck and has a lifting capacity of 1,200 tons.
The vessel was built in 1976 by HDW Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG, Kiel, Germany as the Hebelift 3. In 1994 the vessel was acquired by Smit and named Taklift 7.
The Taklift 7 arrived this afternoon at the port of Rotterdam from Arendal, Norway. She is currently berthed at the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011
|The Maersk Emden(IMO: 9456769, Port of Registry: Majuro, Marshall Islands) is one of Maersk's new breed of containervessels with the superstructure midships. The Maersk Emden is one of nine newbuildings in this class, amongst which are the Maersk Edison, Maersk Edmonton and Maersk Eindhoven. The vessel is 366 meters long and 48 meters wide and has a deadweight of 141,000 tonnes. Containers are carried 17-wide below deck and 19-wide on the hatch-covers. The maximum capacity of each ship is 7,074 TEU on deck and 6,018 TEU below deck, making 13,092 TEU in total. The vessels are deployed in Maersk's AE-8 loop. They 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 Emden arrived this morning at the APM Terminal, Rotterdam from Le Havre. She will return to Rotterdam next week on her second call to Rotterdam in the loop.
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Friday, November 11, 2011
|The CSCL Jupiter (IMO: 9467263, Port of Registry: Hong Kong) is the third of eight container carriers of its kind ordered by CSCL. The vessel is 366 meters long, 51 meters wide and has a teu capacity of 14,000. She was delivered in may 2011 by Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries, Korea and is propelled by a 72,000 KW HSD Engine. She is deployed on China Shipping's AEX-7 loop connecting Asia and Europe. Some of the Jupiter's sister are: CSCL Star, CSCL Mars and CSCL Venus.|
The CSCL Jupiter is scheduled to arrive tonight at the Port of Rotterdam from Le Havre. She will take berth at the ECT Delta Terminal.
Copyright: Pascal Bredel
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Thursday, November 10, 2011
The CMA CGM Rigoletto (IMO: 9299654, Port of Registry: Marseille) is an in 2006, by Hyundai Heavy Industries built, Post-Panamax container vessel, capable of transporting up to 9,400 teu. She is 349 metres long, almost 43 metres wide, has a maximum draught of about 15 metres and a deadweight tonnage of 107,000. The CMA CGM Rigoletto also provides passenger accomodation with five passenger cabins. On board, guests can book a single or double room and enjoy the ship’s amenities including a lounge, gymnasium, pool and library along with meals at the captain’s table. Travelers seeking an uncommon cruise adventure between Asia and Europe need look no further. The CMA CGM Rigoletto is the fifth of eight super mega container vessels deployed in the new European (FAL2) service jointly operated by CMA CGM and China Shipping. Her sisters are: CMA CGM Fidelio, Medea and Norma.
Copyright: Jens Boldt
The CMA CGM Rigoletto arrived last night at the Port of Rotterdam from Zeebrugge and is currently berthed at the ECT Delta Terminal.
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Wednesday, November 09, 2011
The Cosco Guangzhou arrivde last night at the Euromax Terminal, Rotterdam, with the last port of call at Felixstowe.
The Liberian flagged Rhine Forest (IMO: 7125706) is 237 meters long, 33 meters wide and has a draught of 12 meters. The vessel is a so calle...
Today's Ship of the Day is the CMA CGM Christophe Colomb (IMO: 9453559, Port of Registry: Marseille, France). The Christophe Colomb is c...
Today's SotD is the Cosco China (IMO: 9305465, Port of Registry: Monrovia, Liberia), which is a container vessel of 335 meters long, 43...
Today we have the NYK Vesta (IMO: 9312808, Port of Registry: Panama) featuring as the Ship of the Day. The NYK Vesta is 338 meters long, alm...
Today's Ship of the Day is the CMA CGM Magellan (IMO: 9454424, Port of Registry: London). The Magellan is currently the largest vessel ...
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