March 9, 2013 at 03:24 #36589
Has any tried to design the Maersk Triple E ship with their Delf Ship program?
March 9, 2013 at 15:53 #36598giorgio zuppinParticipant
Hello Duane, my personal answer is: No, not yet.
But I think we can start an interesting new topic about innovation in maritime architecture.
There is indeed a recent design that intrigues me, not in Containers Carriers but on VLCC.
It is all about the management of the water ballast: a problem that I was not aware of, but is a great concern in the maritime construction world.
Here is a file with all the information I could gather:
Not so much, I admit so if anybody will contribute, would be welcome.
March 10, 2013 at 06:10 #36599
I’m sure that I can take the Emma Maersk frame and modify it to make the Maersk Triple E. It will take some time here and there, but it could be done.
March 10, 2013 at 11:03 #36600PhillipParticipant
Would anyone know where I might find lines for the Emma Maersk as I would like to build a radio controll model of her.
March 10, 2013 at 13:57 #36601
March 10, 2013 at 15:49 #36603giorgio zuppinParticipant
Emma Maersk design is Very different in bow and stern lines from the triple E.
So I think it is better to start from a blank sheeet; lack of blueprints does’nt help:
Best pictures available are in the official Maersk site, facebook page and Vimeo channel.
This one for example:
March 10, 2013 at 17:08 #36604
Here is a link to a guy who made a drawing of the hull lines for the Emma Maersk they are very good and should work out well for you. The drawing is about half way down the page.
What scale are you going to build the Emma in?
Also here is a link to a guy building her in 1/65 scale.
June 27, 2013 at 03:20 #36748iosif grossParticipant
May be interesting for Maersk funs:
July 8, 2013 at 14:33 #36768Ralph GrotheParticipant
I agree to what Jürgen replied.
The Triple E Class’es hull has a twin skeg stern construction which considerably deviates from the conventional single screw stern of the Maersk E-Class.
Also the hull lines of the Triple E appear much fuller to me, judging from the posted 3D artist’s impression.
But this doesn’t surprise me because the propulsion power is distributed to now two shafts and the Maersk operational concept of these new breads of ULCC is slow steaming mostly,
whereas the single screw Maersk E-Class needed to be sleek to be able to propel her at all.
And yet, despite the biggest ever installed Diesel engine prop combo, the E-Class ships I read somewhere are considered to be still underpowered.
So, I too would rather start reconstructing a DS model of the Triple E-Class altogether from scratch although I already reconstructed a DS model of the forerunner E-Class a while ago.
I uploaded the fbm file for free download onto a file server of a German model boaters forum.
The only “catch” here is that the download is only available to users registered to said forum.
But anyone can register there at no expense or hassle.
Indeed I wanted to upload a couple of my DS models (also the E-Class) to this site’s model data base here.
But I miss an upload link here for this end because on my mail to the moderator (which seemed the only designated way to participate to me) where I made a request for submission I never received a reply.
If my DS model of another container ship, which I attached as sample, hadn’t met their standards, they at least could have sent me a reply notifying me of their disapproval.
But on the other hand, comparing my outpour to many of the other DS models in the samples data base here, I wouldn’t consider it that much inferior anyway.
October 16, 2013 at 12:57 #36956Michael JudgeParticipant
G’day Deadwood, I’m very curious to see your other container ship hulls, besides that for the E (PS) Class vessels. I myself am working on a hull for the Maersk B (Boston) Class Fast container vessels, from what little info is available….
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