Extending the definition of the multi-purpose cargo ship concept, DFDS has developed a particularly flexible vessel type based on a ro-ro configuration but incorporating extensive vertical handling facilities. Four ships of this class have been ordered, the first two of which are currently in service, for trading between the US Gulf/East Coast, Mediterranean, Caribbean/Central America and Mexico on the DFDS Nordana Line. As the range of ports and type of cargoes varies considerably, the ships are designed to be completely self-sufficient and accordingly cargo gear includes a 120 ton derrick, 36 ton deck crane, side port and stern ramp.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cargo Systems International

    Arun House, 201-205 High Street
    New Malden KT3 4BH, Surrey,   England 

    Cargo Systems Publications Limited

    McMillan House, 54 Cheam Common Road
    Worchester Park, Surrey KT4 8RJ,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1979-10

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  • Accession Number: 00311608
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1980 12:00AM