Release Date: 13 September 2006
Release ID: 1011
Container terminal operator, APM Terminals welcomed the maiden voyage of M/S EMMA MAERSK into the Port of Rotterdam
The 397 meter Maersk Line vessel arrived September 13 and departed the sameday after cargo operations were completed. The ship is the latest generation of container vessels that have a large cargo capacity (about 11,000 twenty-foot containers) and operate with the latest design and technology. The ship sets new
standards for safety and the environment. Environmentally-friendly silicone paint covers the vessel below the waterline, reducing water resistance and cutting the vessel’s fuel consumption by 1200 tons per year.
APM Terminals Rotterdam is well-positioned to handle the container ships of the future. The terminal offers shipping lines eleven modern cranes and the operational experience necessary to serve the world’s most modern container ships.
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