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New version of reefer RoRo Ship design released for slow steaming

After the release of the Reefer RoRo Ship design in September last year, Knud e.Hansen A/S naval architects have continued the development of the new Reefer RoRo Ship design, version II.  The ship is intended for world-wide operation as a Reefer RoRo Ship in the banana trade, with special emphasis on a very low box rate by very fast and efficient cargo handling in port, which enables slow steaming. The Reefer RoRo Ship and its machinery have been designed in line with the highest environmental standards.  In order to optimize the cargo handling on the under deck areas, the bridge and engine have in version II been positioned forward of the ship, and as we found that there is a very large back haul cargo potential to Central America, its designers have increased the height of the four inside decks to 4.5 m to allow for general RoRo cargo. On the back haul, the ship is hence an ordinary RoRo ship. With the new refined design, the ship has a capacity of about 12,500 HC pallets – 6,800 HC pallets on cassettes inside the ship and other 5.700 HC pallets in refrigerated containers on the weather deck. The ship can be loaded, resp. ...

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