Hapag-Lloyd's containership BERLIN EXPRESS made her first call at Fairview Cove terminal today July 16th 2013. The humble blogger believes she is the largest vessel to call at the terminal todate. At over 100,000 dead weight tons she was an impressive sight transiting the narrows.
Built 2003 by Hyundai Heavy Industries,UlsanSouth Korea. IMO No 9229855.
LOA 321m Beam 42m Depth 24.5 m Draught 14.5m.
Gross Tonnage: 88,493 tons. DWT 100,019 tons.
Capacity: 7,179 teu.
Machinery: Single shaft,diesel Model MAN B&W 12K98MC @ 69,619 KWs = Service Speed 25.0 knots.
Owner/Manager: Hapag-Lloyd AG,Hamburg,Germany.
Call Sign: DGHX