Friday, December 11, 2009


Containership HOECHST EXPRESS inbound at Halifax passing George's Island on December 4th 2009.One of the large Hapag-Lloyd vessels employed on the PAX service serving North Europe,East and West Coasts of North America and the Far East via Panama.These ships call at Halifax on both their East and West crossings of the North Atlantic.
IMO No:8902565.
Built by Samsung Shipbuilding and Heavy Industries Ltd,S.Korea in 1991.
GRT 53,833 tons.;DWT: 67,684 tons.
LOA 294 B 32.3 D(max) 13.5m.
Container Capacity:4,639 TEU with 452 reefers.
Machinery: Single shaft/diesel B&W Mod. 9K90MC at 31,000 KW.
Speed: 23 knots.
Owner/Manager: Hapag Lloyd AG,Hamburg,Germany.
Call Sign: DHER

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