View Full Version : Longest Ship in GE - Containership in Yokohama discussion

05-06-2007, 10:14 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile25311/Longest-Ship-in-GE---Containership-in-Yokohama.htm>Longest Ship in GE - Containership in Yokohama</a></b><br><br>This massive container ship is approx. 1210 feet long by 160 feet wide. It's chugging along in Yokohama harbor. <br><br><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/974222ship.jpg>

05-07-2007, 03:58 AM
This ship is one out of a class of five from the Gudrun-Maersk-Class.

Another one is in in the Odense shipyard, Denmark:


Until the delivery of the Emma Maersk a few months ago, the Gudrun Maersk (IMO: 9302877, Port of Registry: Svenborg, Denmark) was, together with its sisters Gjertrud Maersk, Gerd Maersk, Grete Maersk, Gunvor Maersk and Georg Maersk, the longest containership sailing at that time. The Gudrun Maersk is 367 meters long, 43 meters wide and is capable of transporting 8,500 teu. With these capacities the Gudrun Maersk comes to a deadweight tonnage of 115,700.

The vessel entered the Maersk fleet in June 2005 and was built by Odense Steel Shipyard, Denmark. Currently this Post-Panamax ship is sailing on the Far East - Europe line on which it visits, amongst others, Singapore, Kobe, Hong Kong, Felixstowe, Bremerhaven and of course Rotterdam.