Milan Express

Milan Express container carrier

Milan ExpressThe container ship Milan Express was built in 1996 by Samsung Shipbuilding and Heavy industries in South Korea under yard number 1158. The vessel entered in service first for OOCL, but then was chartered by Hapag-Lloyd and entered its fleet. The boxship is high effective and has flexible range of service. Milan Express has overall length of 216.20 m, moulded beam of 32.20 m and maximum draft of 10.80 m. The deadweight of the ship is 33,659 DWT, the gross tonnage is 33,662 GRT and the net tonnage is 14,735 NT. The vessel has optimized dimensions and capacity to carry 2,808 TEU. The boxship is equipped with 315 reefer plugs for transportation of temperature controlled units, improving her flexibility for carrying of fruits, vegetables and other kind of foods. The ship features with improved flexibility for docking in smaller ports, service the feeder services in North and Baltic Seas.




Milan Express has powerful and reliable main engine MAN B&W 6L80MC with maximum output power of 23,500 hp, which allows operating with service speed of 20.0 kts. The maximum speed of the boxship under ballast exceeds 21.5 kts, but at such usage of the engine the vessel has higher and non efficient fuel consumption. The main engine has injection system, which distributes the fuel at higher temperature, improving its efficiency and combustion. Moreover, the vessel is equipped with filters to reduce harmful emissions of CO2, NOx and sulfur. The environmental operations are achieved through several amendments and features on board.

The container ship Milan Express is operating under the flag of Bermuda with IMO number 9112296, MMSI 310398000 and call sign ZCDH7.

Milan Express specification

Length: 216.20 m
Width: 32.20 m
Draft: 10.80 m
Deadweight: 33,659 DWT
Gross Tonnage: 33,662 GRT
Net Tonnage: 14,735 NT
Cargo Capacity: 2,808 TEU
Engine: MAN B&W 6L80MC
Engine power: 23,500 hp
Speed: 20.0 kts

Milan Express photos

Milan Express box ship   Milan Express boxship
Milan Express container carrier   Milan Express container ship
Milan Express ship   Milan Express vessel


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