Flender Werft Delivers 1,724-TEU Boxship

Flender Werft AG in Lubeck, Germany, recently marked its 75th anniversary with the delivery of the 1,742-TEU containership Santa Victoria to Ivaran Shipping A/S of Lysaker, Norway. She is the sixth ship built in the Flender 1600 Series.

The Santa Victoria will sail for P&O Containers Ltd. under her charter name Muscat Bay on the Europe- Southeast Asia route.

The boxship has an overall length of 597 feet, breadth of 93 feet and draft of 38 feet. The 30,000-dwt vessel is fitted with four cranes.

Seven hundred and ninety-four TEUs of her 1,742-TEU capacity is taken in cell frames in the cargo holds.

Propulsion is supplied by a longstroke crosshead model 7L60MC MAN B&W Diesel engine, with an output of 15,488 hp at 111 rpm, which directly drives a controllablepitch propeller. The vessel burns 37.2 tons of fuel per day at a speed of 19 knots at container draft.

Other vessels on order at Flender Werft include two 12,000-dwt RO/ RO car transport ships scheduled for delivery in the middle and end of next year, respectively.

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