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Transport of refrigerated containers in cargo holds.

Author(s) : WILD Y., MECHSNER A., HRAUS A., et al.


Up to now, the majority of reefer containers are carried out on deck. Novel reefer container ships designs stow reefer containers also in the holds. A reliable layout of the ventilation system for an effective heat removal from the holds has to be secured. At present, a new series of specialised ships is under construction at Howaldtswerke Deutsche Werft AG (HDW) with holds equipped for 100% integral reefer containers. A major share of the reefer containers slots is planned to be equipped for modified atmosphere. HDW started an extensive research project in cooperation with Germanischer Lloyd and the consultant Dr-Ing. Y. Wild Ingenieurbüro.

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  • Original title: Transport of refrigerated containers in cargo holds.
  • Record ID : 2000-1607
  • Languages: English
  • Source: 20th International Congress of Refrigeration: Refrigeration into the Third Millennium.
  • Publication date: 1999/09/19


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