Saturday, June 26, 2010

New ship: MV Fedra

This new ship is a large bulk carrier based on the real MV Fedra vessel. The MV Fedra was a spanish manufactured (AESA company) bulk ship run under liberian flag. The ship was known because of the accident she had on October 10th 2008, in Europa Point (Gibraltar), where she crashed against the coast after loosign anchorage because of 12 Beaufort scale heavy winds. She broke in two just after all the 31 crew members were rescued.

The real specifications for this ship are (taken from
  • Length: 224,85 m
  • Beam (~"width"): 32,25 m
  • Draught (~"height"): 18,01 m
  • Gross tonnage: 35886 metric tons
  • Max. speed: N/A
  • Engine power: N/A

See some pictures at

After a bit of work using blender, these are some results:
Blender renderized output

Simutrans screenshot

This ship has been coded into Simutrans as a big modern bulk carrier, which has to fill the timeline after 1980.

Simutrans object data
NameMV Fedra
Capacity900 t
Max.Speed29 Km/h
Intro Year1982
Retire YearN/A

This vehicle is available in the Pak128 2.0. See the Pak128 web site for more info.

For more information on this ship check the following links:

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