Zim Eilat is the second of a series of modern container ships which Schichau Unterweser AG is building for Zim lsrael Navigation Company Ltd, Haifa. She was delivered to the owners in Jan. 1983 joining her sistership, Zim Singapore, which was delivered in Sept. 1982. The two vessels, intended for the Far East service, are full container ships with a capacity of 706 TEU of which 390 can be carried in the hold and 316 in two and three layers on deck. Principal particulars include:- Length 152.62m o.a., 140.40m b.p.; moulded breadth 23.2m; depth 9.6m to tweendeck, 12.8m to main deck; draught 9.3m; corresponding dwt 14,920 t; register tonnage 11,860 BRT/6407 NRT. Classification LR + 100 A1 + LMC UMS "Container ship". The main engine is a slow-running Sulzer crosshead diesel with MCR performance of 8,160 kW <11,100 hp> at 170 rpm, giving a service speed of 15.5 knots. The engine and its fuel system are designed for operation with heavy oil of viscosity 380 cst. The article also gives brief details of the auxiliary machinery which includes a shaft generator, a bow thruster and a waste heat boiler system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hansa, 120 <1983>, p. 1287 <No. 14> (5 pp., 2 diag., 2 phot.)
  • Authors:
    • Krupp, E
    • Runkler, R
    • Bussenschutt, J
  • Publication Date: 1983


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  • Accession Number: 00685002
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 14 1995 12:00AM