Yantian Express

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  • Yantian Express (2012–)
  • Shanghai Express (2002–2012)
  • Berlin Express (2002)
Owner: Hapag-Lloyd AG
Operator: Hapag-Lloyd Container Linie
Port of registry:  Germany, Hamburg
Yard number: 1364
In service: 2002
Status: In service
General characteristics
Type: Container ship
Length: 321 m (1,053 ft)[2]
Beam: 42 m (138 ft)[2]
Installed power: 49,300 kW (66,100 hp)[2]
Speed: 22.5 kn (41.7 km/h; 25.9 mph)[2]
Capacity: 7,510 TEU[2]

Yantian Express is a Hapag-Lloyd Hamburg Express class container ship, delivered in 2002. She was constructed by Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, South Korea, a measures 320 by 43 m (1,050 by 141 ft), and delivered under the name Berlin Express but soon renamed Shanghai Express. Her capacity is 7,510 20ft containers[2] and she carries this load at 22.5 knots (41.7 km/h; 25.9 mph).[2]

As of April 2008, other Hamburg Express class ships included Berlin Express, Hong Kong Express, and Hamburg Express.

As Shanghai Express, the ship was featured in an episode of Super Ships on The Discovery Channel in 2004.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Shanghai Express (9229831)". Equasis. French Ministry for Transport. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Yantian Express". Hapag–Lloyd. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
  3. ^ "Super Ships Episodes". TV Guide. Retrieved 7 October 2011.

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