Eimskip Builds Two New Container Vessels

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Eimskip has signed an agreement to build two new container vessels. It is estimated that the vessels will be delivered in the first half of 2013. The vessels will be built by Rongcheng Shenfei Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., China based on a German design, and supervised by Germanischer Lloyd. The vessel capacity is 875 TEUs (thereof 230 reefer containers), deadweight 12,000t, length overall 140.7m, breadth 23.2m, draft 8.7m, and service speed 18.3 knots. The estimated cost of construction for the two v