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AKER YARDS DELIVERED SECOND 1700 TEU CONTAINER SHIP TO CARSTEN REHDER
7.7.2008

WISMAR / ROSTOCK-WARNEMÜNDE: On Monday, 7 July Aker Yards Germany delivered a container ship of the type Aker CS 1700 which fulfils the latest international requirements. This is the second out of two vessels of this type ordered by the Hamburg (Germany) based Carsten Rehder Schiffsmakler und Reederei GmbH & Co. Yard number 155 was named BARENTS STRAIT by Brigitte Offergeld-Rehder, spouse of Thomas Rehder, Managing Owner of Carsten Rehder shipping company, on Saturday, 5 July in Wismar. The ship will leave the yard on Wednesday, 9 July with destination Liverpool (UK) where it will load its first cargo to East Asia.

Fast facts:
 
Vessel Type:                             Aker CS 1700, container ship
Yard:                                        Aker Yards Germany
Length and beam:                     182.52 m long and 25.2 m wide
Deadweight:                              23,870 t
Containers:                               1,702 TEU with 300 FEU reefer sockets                    
Engine and performance:           2-stroke main engine Mitsubishi 7UEC60LSE of 15,785 kW
Service speed:                          20.0 knots
Design:                                    Aker CS 1700 by Aker Yards
 
ENDS
 
For further information please contact:
Aker Yards Merchant Vessels
Matthias Trott, Communications Manager, +49 175 29 15 259
 
Aker Yards ASA is an international shipbuilding group focusing on sophisticated vessels. The group has a strong position both in terms of innovation, product range, technology, experience and capacity. The product range includes cruise vessels & ferries, merchant vessels, offshore & specialized vessels. Aker Yards  comprises 18 ,yards in Brazil, Finland , France, Germany, Norway, Romania, Ukraine and Vietnam. Aker Yards  has approximately 21,000 employees. www.akeryards.com  

 
   
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