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Ships ALONG THE RIVER

Ships ALONG THE RIVER TYPES OF SHIPS ALONG THE EUROPEAN WATERWAYS Class* Ship Type Semitruck Equivalent** I SPITS Length: 126 ft / Width: 17 ft / Draught: 7 ft / Capacity: 350 tons 14× I I KEMPENAAR Length: 180 ft / Width: 22 ft / Draught: 8 ft / Capacity: 655 tons 22× II I DORTMUND–EMS CANAL SHIP (DORTMUNDER) 40× Length: 220 ft / Width: 27 ft / Draught: 8 ft / Capacity: 1,000 tons RHINE–HERNE CANAL SHIP (EUROPASHIP) IV Length: 279 ft / Width: 31 ft / Draught: 8 ft / Capacity: 1,350 tons 54× Va LARGE RHINE SHIP Length: 361 ft / Width: 37 ft / Draught: 10 ft / Capacity: 2,750 tons 120× Vb LARGE RHINE SHIP Length: 443 ft / Width: 37 ft / Draught: 10 ft / Capacity: 4,000 tons 160× VIa TWO-BARGE TOW COMBINATION Length: 564 ft / Width: 37 ft / Draught: 13 ft / Capacity: 5,500 tons 220× VIb VIc FOUR- OR SIX-BARGE TOW COMBINATION 440× / 660× Length: 633 ft / Width: 75 ft or 112 ft / Draught: 13 ft / Capacity: 11,000 tons or 16,500 tons Va STANDARD TANKER Length: 360 ft / Width: 37 ft / Draught: 11 ft / Capacity: 3,000 tons 120× 134 VIKING.COM EXPLORE MORE 2020

RIVER SHIPS You will see many different types of ships along your journey because the waterways of Europe are a significant means of transporting goods. Below are some of the different types of ships you may encounter along the way. Note that each ship can transport a significant amount of tonnage. Indeed, these ships are the workhorses of European commerce, and each carries far more than a semitruck can. Class* Ship Type Semitruck Equivalent** Vb LARGE TANKER Length: 443 ft / Width: 72 ft / Draught: 14 ft / Capacity: 3,000 tons 380× Va AUTOMOBILE SHIP Length: 361 ft / Width: 37 ft / Draught: 7 ft / Capacity: 530 automobiles 60× II I KEMPENAAR-CLASS CONTAINER SHIP Length: 207 ft / Width: 23 ft / Draught: 8 ft / Capacity: 32 TEUs 16× Va STANDARD CONTAINER SHIP Length: 361 ft / Width: 37 ft / Draught: 10 ft / Capacity: 200 TEUs 100× Vb LARGE CONTAINER SHIP Length: 443 ft / Width: 56 ft / Draught: 11 ft / Capacity: 500 TEUs 250× Va ROLL-ON ROLL-OFF SHIP Length: 361 ft / Width: 37 ft / Draught: 8 ft / Capacity: N/A 72× VIb SHIP-BARGE COMBINATION Length: 607 ft / Width: 37 ft / Draught: 11 ft / Capacity: 6,000 tons 240× VIb SHIP-SHIP COMBINATION Length: 607 ft / Width: 37 ft / Draught: 11 ft / Capacity: 6,000 tons 240× *In the mid-1970s, the European Conference of Ministers of Transport categorized all European waterway ships in a system of seven classes. The system is based on the length and width of certain ship types. **Indicates the number of trucks required to carry the equivalent amount of cargo. EXPLORE MORE 2020 VIKING.COM 135