VW 1100 - THE NEW CONTAINER SHIP TYPE

Volkswerft GmbH Stralsund, Germany, last year delivered KATRIN S, the first container ship of type VW 1100. The VW 1100 is a further development of the BV 1000 ship type, of which seven vessels were built. Among the major changes are a larger slot capacity for containers and the installation of a more powerful engine, giving a speed of 18.5 knots instead of 16.7 knots.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Schiff & Hafen, v 48 n 1, Jan 1996, p 29 [6 p, 1 tab, 5 fig]
  • Publication Date: 1996

Language

  • German

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Containerships
  • Old TRIS Terms: Katrin s
  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00727376
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 1 1996 12:00AM