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M/S Elektra  Pure Car Truck Carrier Terneuzen
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No: 1163   Contributor: Marc Houtekamer   Year: 2007   Manufacturer: Daewoo Heavy Industries, South Korea   Country: The Netherlands
M/S Elektra Pure Car Truck Carrier Terneuzen

The Elektra, seen here at Terneuzen.

The PCTC (Pure Car Truck Carrier) M/S ELEKTRA has a capacity
of 7,200 cars or a combination of 3,700 cars and 600
trucks. Elektra is a sister ship to Undine, Boheme, Mignon,
and Manon. The ship is built to the highest class of Lloyd’s
Register of Shipping with the following designations: +100
A1 Vehicle Carrier, movable decks, deck No. 4, 6 and 8
strengthened for Roll on Roll off cargo + LMC, UMS and
IWS. Elektra was elongated in 2005 by 28 metres, resulting
in a 20% increase of car capacity.

Length over all 227,90 m
Beam, moulded 32.26 m
Air draft 47.92 m
Height to upperdeck 33.48 m
Draft, design/max 9.5/11.02 m
Deadweight at maximum draft 28,126 MT
Gross Tonnage 67,264 GT
Net Tonnage 28,473 NT
Stern ramp width 7.00 m
Stern ramp height 5.00 m
Stern ramp capacity 125 t
Number of car decks 13 (of which 3 are hoistable)
Capacity deck area 63,124 m2
Capacity of car units* 7,200
Capacity of cars/trucks 3,700/600
Engine KHIC MAN B&W 8S 60MC 14.7 MW
Basic complement 15
Built 1999, Daewoo Heavy Industry Ltd, Okpo, Korea
Call sign SIWB
IMO Number 9176577
Flag Swedish
Owner Wallenius Lines AB, Sweden
Operator Wallenius Wilhelmsen
* RT 43 units (one RT43 unit = 7.38975 m2
Picture added on 11 March 2007
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This picture is taken in zeebrugge and not in Terneuzen.

Added by Houtekmer Marc on 11 March 2007.
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