Atlantic Mercy, Hospital ship
Mercy Ships’ new hospital ship to double the capacity to deliver free healthcare.
The 37,000 GRT hospital ship will be constructed by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) in its Tianjin Xingang Shipyard with project management by Stena RoRo of Gothenburg, Sweden and construction design by Deltamarin of Turku, Finland.
The hospital covers most of decks 3 and 4 – approximately 7000 square meters containing 6 operating rooms, an intensive care unit, clinical laboratory, diagnostic radiology, hospital supply and pharmacy services. With 109 acute care and 45 self-care beds, the hospital will have an onboard capacity of 154 patient beds.
The hospital ship is going to be protected by state of the art Danfoss Semco A/S high-pressure water mist system. The system protects hospital, accommodation and machinery space.