Knud E. Hansen, a ship design company, designed the first generation of LNG-powered ultra-large ro-ro vessels for the newly-established Swedish company Wallenius-SOL. The 1A Super ice-classed vessels will have a length of abt. 242 m and a deadweight capacity of abt. 27,000 t making them largest in the class.
In the past, the Luxembourg-based company CLdN Ro-Ro, decided to build the world’s biggest short-sea ro-ro vessels. Celine, after one year of operating, has fully met her owner’s expectations. The former, along with sister-vessel Delphine, incorporate high technology from other vessel types and are LNG-ready.
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