Container ship model
The world’s biggest
container ship Emma Maersk is fitted with the largest
diesel engine ever manufactured (110,000 hp). She beats
all former containerships by 10 per cent. 400 m long,
the ship can carry 13,000 containers all over the world.
Below the waterline is covered with silicone painting
which reduces water resistance and the ship’s fuel
consumption by 1,200 ton annually.
This Emma Maersk container
hull construction (very important), weighing less than
(A solid hull of this model would be over 40 lbs
which feels like a heavy toy rather than an art
- Hollow superstructure is comprised of many
individual thin pieces of wood glued together, not
several solid pieces of wood stacking on top one another
- Windows are cutouts (not black decals), thanks to
the hollow structures
- >95% of parts are wood and metal
OUT and no longer built.
HO scale (1/87 scale)
custom waterline model container ship below was a
special commission and not for sale: