6700 LM RoRo Vessel for DFDS

6700 LM RoRo Vessel for DFDS

These vessels were ordered by DFDS in 2016 and are under construction at Jinling Shipyard, China.
The ships are the first for DFDS to be built according to a new IMO-energy standard and will become the most energy efficient vessels in the fleet of DFDS. Due to the high amount of lane meters, the ships are designed with a unique ramp system, so they can be loaded and discharged in a very short space of time.

Main particulars

Length overall, approx. 237.40 m
Length p.p 232.00 m
Breadth, moulded 33.00 m
Draught, design 7.00 m
Draught, summer 7.10 m
Draught, scantling 7.40 m
Depth to main deck 9.30 m
Depth to weather deck 29.10 m


At design draught approx. 15,350 t
At summer draught approx. 15,930 t


Trailer lane meters 6,700 m
No. of trailers 450 pcs.


Service speed at design draught 21.0 kn

Major machinery and equipment

Main engines (SMCR) 2 x 11,800 kW
Shaft generator 2 x 2,350 kWe
Aux. generator 2 x 1,980 kW
Bow thruster 2 x 2,350 kW

Scope of work

Tender and basic design. Model test assistance. Purchase order assistance. Basic design
to detail design transition support. Participation in the planning and conduct of the
inclining experiment and participation in the sea trail as observer.

KEH 16037