MV Faust

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MV Faust on the river Weser, Germany, 2012
History
Name: Faust
Namesake: Faust
Owner: Wallenius Lines[1]
Operator: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics[1]
Port of registry:  Sweden[2]
Builder: Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, South Korea[1]
Completed: 2007
Identification: IMO number: 9332925
Call sign: SLKQ
MMSI number: 266260000[2]
Status: In service
General characteristics [1]
Type: Car carrier
Tonnage: 71,583 GT
33,546 NT
30,383 DWT
Length: 227.8 m (747 ft)
Beam: 32.26 m (106 ft)
Height: 51.98 m (171 ft)
Draft: 9.5 m (31 ft) (design)
11.3 m (37 ft) (maximum)
Decks: 13; 5 movable
Ramps: Stern quarter and side ramps
Installed power: B&W 7S60MC-C
Propulsion: Single shaft; fixed-pitch propeller
Capacity: 8,000 cars (RT-43)
3,484 cars, 468 buses
Crew: 15

MV Faust is a large ro-ro car carrier built in 2007 by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for Wallenius Lines AB, Sweden. It is currently operated by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics.[1] It is one of the largest car carriers in the world.

Faust appeared in a 2008 episode of the Discovery Channel's documentary series Mighty Ships during a voyage between the UK and United States.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "MV Faust" (PDF). Wallenius Lines AB. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Faust (9332925)"Free registration required. Equasis. French Ministry for Transport. Retrieved 2013-08-04. 
  3. ^ "Mighty Ships". DiscoveryHD.ca. CTV Global Media. Archived from the original on September 15, 2008. Retrieved 4 August 2014.