Great Ships of 2014: CSAV Tyndall

Posted by Irina Tabakina

CSAV Tyndall is an 8600 TEU containership built by Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries (DMHI) and is part of a series of four containerships delivered to Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd. (UK) between 2013 and beginning of 2014. These projects are the biggest containerships ever built in the Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea area. 
The vessel measures 299.9 x 48.4 x 14.5 m and has a maximum speed more than 25 knots powered by a MAN B&W licensed main engine rated at  64,485 HP. The ship was built under the supervision of Lloyd’s Register and registered in Monrovia, Liberia. Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) is the charterer of this series for long-term.
The ship series features a number of state-of-the-art technologies designed to reduced emissions and fuel costs.
Chief among them is a device used to enhance the flow into the propeller in order to increase propulsion efficiency and reduce energy loss, the Pre-Swirl Stator (PSS).


CSAV Tyndall Main Particulars
Shipbuilder    Daewoo-Mangalia Heavy
     Industries (Romania)
Ship owner    Zodiac Maritime
IMO No.    9627928
Length    299.9m
Breadth    48.4 m
Depth    24.8m
Draft    14.5m (scantling)
Draft    12.5 (design)
GT    96,628
Speed, service    21.95 knots
Classification    Lloyd’s Register
Engine    MAN B&W 9S90ME-C8.2-TII


(As published in the December 2014 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News -

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 52,  Dec 2014

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