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Learn About the Largest Bulk Carrier of the World

Date Added: January 29, 2009 03:03:43 AM
Author: Viliyana Filipova
Category: Business & Economy: Transportation
If you had missed, here you will understand who is the largest bulk carrier of the world. The name of the ship is Berge Stahl and actually this ship is among the engineer wonders of the world. The ship has lenght of 343.00 meters and beam is 65.00 meters. The bulk carrier has beam of 23.00 meters and deadweight of 364,767 metric tons. Berge Stahl was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in the year 1986. The ship is really amazing and only a couple of ship-owners can own such large ship. Actually in financial point of view building of so large Ships is non-profitable, because vessel like this one can visit only a couple of ports of the world. The one is Europort in Rotterdam the mother of all trasportation of Europe. Actually the Berge Stahl is sailing in almost regular routes betweel Ponta da Madeira in Brazil and Europort in Rotterdam. So large ship cannot be easily moved even through the water. The main engine of Berge Stahl is Hyundai B&W 7L90MCE. The power of the main engine is 27,610 horse powers. The maximum speed of the bulk carrier Berge Stahl is 13.5 knots, while the cruising one 13.1 knots. The ship is really amazing and was built in the years of economy development and even not created for the financial crisis, which is now all around. The ship-owner of Berge Stahl is Bergesen d.y. ASA, the largest Norwegian bulk carrier company. The large bulk carrier is registered in Norway again in the town of Stavanger, in spite of higher restrictions and taxes. You can also read about largest and most beautiful Cruise Ships and Yachts of the world.


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