About Maersk Triple E
The MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller is the flagship of the Maersk’s Triple E class of cargo vessels. She is the first ship of a planned class of 20 vessels. Compared to other cargo ships, she has the largest cargo capacity. She is also the longest cargo ship to enter the service in the world since 2013, stretching to 399 metres in length. She was construction in South Korea, by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
Aside from this, the Maersk is also one of the most energy efficient vessels, as she has been fitted with fuel efficient engines. This allows her to reach a speed of 23 knots while production 20 percent less carbon dioxide than other vessels.
Making of the Maersk Triple E Ship Model
The construction process begins with extensive research and planning, to ensure that the ship model is replicated as accurately as possible. The ship model is then scratch-built by master craftsmen, using her original plan and photographs.
The making of this model requires hundreds of hours of work before completion and undergoes a stringent quality control process before leaving the workshop. The team of master craftsmen make use of their skills and expertise to build the hulls and bridges exclusively out of hand picked hardwoods, in order to create the structure of the ship model. The plank-on-frame technique is then employed to follow the unique curve of each ships hull. In order to create a smooth finish, the model ship is sanded and varnished, before the painting begins. An undercoat layer is added, to create a smooth and even surface. The paint is then selected and matched to the colour of the original ship. The details on this ship have been replicated using polished brass and metal finishes. Each of these processes are executed in sync with the customer’s customisation requirement or matched perfectly with the ship’s original layout. The ship model is then packaged carefully, to ensure that ensure for a smooth and safe transit to our clients.
The Maersk Triple E model ship has been constructed in great detail and is mounted on a solid wooden base with brass name plate. With all the cargo boxes added and painted as accurately as possible, this model would make a stunning addition for any space.
This model is not a kit and is ready for display.
About the Manufacturer
At Premier Ship Models, we are committed to building quality partnerships. With more than twenty years of experience, our manufacturers are specialised in the production of luxury hand-crafted model boat and ships. What originally began as an artisanal family workshop, now produces an extensive range of highly sought-after collectibles; Including classic speedboat models, historic tall-ship models, cruise ship models, moderns yacht models and battleship models. These ship models are carefully hand crafted and made from the highest quality hardwoods, sourced from local exotic wood resources.