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  • 2019 February 25 08:07

    Maastricht Maersk makes a maiden call to Rotterdam

    In 2017, Maersk launched its second generation of Triple-E vessels, known for improved energy efficiency and environmental performance. On 21 February, the latest vessel, Maastricht Maersk, arrived for the first time to Rotterdam on her westbound voyage from Asia, the company said in its release.

    The vessels in this class all bear names stating with “M” and are called after cities in countries where Maersk has strong presence and a significant share of business. The company offers a wide range of direct connections from The Netherlands to all parts of the world via the Port of Rotterdam, where Maersk subsidiary APM Terminals operates two container terminals, including APM Terminals Rotterdam and the automated facility Maasvlakte II, opened in 2015.

    As of January 2019, Maersk offers ocean products, as well as logistics and services, under a single brand, offering Dutch customers a wide range of end-to-end supply chain solutions. One of the company’s strongholds in The Netherlands has traditionally been intermodal, with a broad portfolio of products including dedicated rail connections, barges and trucking. Maersk is also expanding its non-physical products offer in The Netherlands, notably with Trade Finance or Customs House Brokerage.

    About Maastricht Maersk
    Length overall: 399 metres
    Beam (breadth): 58.6 metres
    Height (above baseline): 75.7 metres
    Height (above waterline): 59.7 metres
    Draught: 16 metres
    Main engine: MAN B&W
    Nominal capacity: 20 568 TEU (twenty-foot-equivalent-unit)
    Reefer capacity: 1 000 plugs
    Standard crew: up to 28
    Builder: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), Korea
    Flag state: Denmark

    About Maersk

    A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customers’ supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, Maersk operates in 130 countries and employ roughly 76,000 people.




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