The "Gunvor Maersk" container ship of the "Gudrun Maersk" class.
|Builder:||Odense Steel, Denmark|
|Class and type:||container ship|
|Length:||367 m (1,204 ft)|
|Beam:||43 m (141 ft)|
|Draft:||14.5 m (48 ft)|
|Propulsion:||Wärtsilä 12RT-flex96c, 68,640 kW at 102 rpm|
|Capacity:||8,500 containers (company statistics)|
The container vessel Gudrun Maersk was constructed at the Odense Steel shipyard in Denmark and launched in 2005. At the time it was the world's largest container vessel, a title it lost in 2006 to the Emma Maersk. The Gudrun Maersk has a capacity of 8,500 TEU. The length of the vessel is 367 m (1,204 ft) and the beam is 43 m (141 ft). The vessel's deadweight is 115,700 metric tons with a gross tonnage of 97,933. The maximum power of the Sulzer 12RT-flex96C low-speed common rail main engine of Gudrun Maersk is 68,640 kW (93,211 bhp)at 102 rpm. Gudrun and her 5 sister ships use exhaust heat recovery and cogeneration, producing 6 MWe and reducing the need for diesel generators.
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