Spotted: World’s Largest Car Carrier in Rotterdam

The world’s largest car carrier, Hoegh Target, made her maiden voyage to Rotterdam, The Netherlands on August 21st, 2015.

The ship was welcomed by the KOTUG’s SD Shark, which performed a FiFi show, while the hybrid Rotortugs RT Evolution and RT Adrian towed the ship to her berthing place.

Höegh Autoliners’ first post-panamax vessel, Hoegh Target, was delivered on June 2nd 2015 and is currently undergoing maiden voyage through East Asia and Europe.

Some of her specs are shown in the following table:

Höegh Target Specifications
Built 2015
Dwt 20766
Cargo Capacity 8500 ceu
Max ramp capacity 375 mt

Image: KOTUG and Portpictures_NL

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