Evelyn Maersk is among the largest container ships of the world, together with her sisters. The ship has amazing capacity of 13,500 teu, according to IMO calculations. The ship is property of Maersk Line and has deadweight of 156,907 metric tons. The container ship was built in the high quality ship-yard in Odense Steel Shipyard, Denmark and completed in 2007. The ship is modern, quality and reliable. Evelyn Maersk has length of 397.00 meters and beam of 56.00 meters. The container vessel has depth of 30.00 meters and draft, when fully loaded, of 15.50 meters. Evelyn Maersk is really among the most modern vessels built ever and has all the necessary equipment to be optimized for profits of the company. The cargo ship is property of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group and has amazing measurements and capacity for cargo. According to official information the ship is having capacity for 11,000 containers 10,000 twenty foot units and 1,000 forty foot units. The information is from the official issue of the company and based on company calculations. The information from IMO is claiming the capacity of Evelyn Maersk is 13,500 teu and some rumors even increase the number to 14,700 TEU.
The container ship Evelyn Maersk is among the largest in this class of cargo vessels, together with her sister ships – Emma Maersk and Eleonora Maersk. The containers are handled on board on 22 rows wide. It is interesting to mention that the container ship is operated by only 13 crew members – 1 ordinary seaman, 3 able seamen, 1 oiler, 3 engine officers, 3 navigation officers, chief officer and the Master. The number of the crew is quite low, mostly because of the modern machinery, computerized monitoring and quality machinery. The container ship Evelyn Maersk is among the most modern vessels, built ever. The ship is having two different ECDIS systems for easy navigation and maneuvering. The cargo handling and stowing programs are decreasing the work of cargo officer and arrange the container positions based on current navigation plan. The engine room is fully computerized for easy monitoring and no-watch sailing. With one simple word, the ship is made to me modern, profitable and of course – environmental.
The main engine installed on board of Evelyn Maersk is Wartsila diesel unit with own power of 80,000 kW. The new heat recovery system is producing more than 10,000 kW power and provide it to propulsion system. In this case the total power from the main engine on Evelyn Maersk is 90,000 kW. This power is enough for the vessel to reach maximum speed of 26.0 knots. The economy speed of Evelyn Maersk is a little bit lower – 25.2 knots. The economy speed is used for the ship, when underway using engines with cargo on board. With this speed the ship is having lowest possible fuel consumption, while loaded. The ship-builders of Evelyn Maersk succeeded to decrease water resistance under the waterline, and with this innovation, they reduced the fuel consumption with more than 1,200 tons per year. This is important for the ship-owner, because with such innovation the expenses for the ship are reducing.