The features of third generation ro-ro ships are discussed with reference to a 32.500 dwt ship having an oa length of 228.50 m, a draught of 10.80 m, and a cargo capacity of 60.000 cum. total container capacity is 1700 teu. The "Mitsubishi Sulzer 9rnd 90 m" diesel engine develops 30,150 bhp at 122 rpm giving a speed of 22 knots. The open ship concept is described, and cargo flow is shown. The advantages of this ship to the shipper, owner and port operator are summarized. Order from NSFI as No. 17349.

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  • Pagination: p. 97

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  • Accession Number: 00300794
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 17 1979 12:00AM