New doublehull inland tanker DETTMER TANK 140 in operation

By Peter Pospiech at May 15, 2013 05:07
Filed Under: Company News, drive systems, General, Shipyards, Workboats
Europe‘s largest family shipping company invests in fleet expansion B.Dettmer Reederei GmbH&Co.KG, Bremen, largest European family owned inland shipping company, transports with most modern ships up to 3.500 t loading capacity as well as tug-barges up to 6.000 t goods of all kinds on the European inland waterway systems. It is a company maxim to invest continuously in the latest state of the art tank ships. On 28. February 2013 the most modern inland tank ship took off at Hitzler Shipyard in Lauenburg, Germany. Management official Julia Dettmer mentioned that owners Dettmer Reederei had invested around €5.8 million in the new Type C tankship, being officially named as DETTMER TANK 140 and going into service in May. She will be the prototype for Dettmer tankers of the future.  DETTMER TANK 140 shortly after its watering “Because of the high technology demands we have created one of the most modern ships on Germany’s waterways”, said Ms Dettmer. The... [More]

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