ROTTERDAM EXPRESS - Hamburg, Germany       Call sign - DMRX     IMO number - 9193317
Owner/Manager - Hapag-Lloyd A.G., Germany (Hapag-Lloyd Container Line GmbH, Germany - manager)

Location - Rotterdam Express was photographed while she was underway off Holland     Photograph Date - 1 August 2004
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 23 October 2004     Last updated - 23 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1998
  Keel laid - 28 March 2000
  Launched - 12 June 2000
  Delivered - August 2000

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Rotterdam Express - Germany

  As of October 2004 Rotterdam Express was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Cellular container ship
  Gross tonnage - 54,465
  Net tonnage - 23,876
  Deadweight tonnage - 66,975
  L.O.A. - 293.99 meters ( 964' 7" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 283.20 meters ( 925' 11" )
  Width overall - 32.30 meters ( 105' 11.5" )
  Width moulded - 32.20 meters ( 140' 8" )
  Draught - 13.570 meters ( 44' 6" )
  Depth - 21.80 meters ( 71' 6" )
  Number of cargo holds - 6 cellular
  Number of hatch covers - 17
  Total container capacity - 4,890 TEU
  Containers in holds - 2,326 TEU
  Containers above deck - 2,564 TEU
  Reefer container capacity - 370 TEU
  Also fitted to carry 40 and 48 foot containers
  Strengthened for service in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 1193
  Engine builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Pusan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 7K98MC) 7-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 54,435 hp or 40,040 kW
  Maximum RPM - unknown
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 335.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 6,612.2 tonnes
  Fuel tank heating coils - Fitted in all bunkers
  Rate of consumption - 140.7 tonnes/day
  Speed - 24.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (unknown hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 1 x 3,000kW a.c. & 2 x 2,300kW a.c. & 1 x 1,750kW a.c.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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