Tuesday, July 31, 2012


Xin Hong KongThe Xin Hong Kong (IMO: 9314222, Port of Registry: Hong Kong) is one of the larger containervessels sailing with her length of 336.7 metres, width of 45.6 metres and a maximum draught of 15 metres. She can carry a maximum of 18 rows of containers by eight tiers on the weather deck and 16 rows by 10 tiers in the holds which gives the vessel a total capacity of 9,600 teu. She was built in 2007 at Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries, Korea and owned by China Shipping Container Lines. The ship is propelled by an MAN B&W 12K98MC-C Mk6 engine, with a power of 68,520 kW. During sea trials the ship achieved a ballast service speed of 25.4 knots. The CSCL Pusan, Xin Shanghai and Xin Los Angeles are her sistervessels.

The Xin Hong Kong arrived at the port of Rotterdam this morning from Hamburg. She is berthed at the ECT Delta terminal, Rotterdam.

Click here for the current position of the Xin Hong Kong

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