‘Global Mercy’ hospital ship

‘Global Mercy’ hospital ship

The world’s largest civilian hospital ship

Customers: Stena RoRo AB (Sweden) and China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC)
Owner: Mercy Ships (USA)
Shipyard: Tianjin Xingang Shipyard (China)

Main dimensions:

Pax onboard while sailing 500
Pax onboard in port 950
LOA 174 m
Breadth, moulded 28.6 m
Draught, design 6.15 m
Speed, service 12 knots
Deadweight 4,500 ton
Gross tonnage 37,000 t
Cabins / beds 277 / 641
Onboard patient beds 154


  • Concept design of the vessel together with Stena RoRo for yard tendering purposes.
  • Approval design including Safe Return to Port documentation and model test coordination.
  • Technical procurement handling.
  • Detail design.

Special Features:

  • The vessel’s hospital area of abt. 7,000 m2 contains six operating rooms, an intensive care unit, clinical laboratory, diagnostic radiology, hospital supply and pharmacy services.
  • The vessel is even equipped with a school and kindergarten for the staff’s children.
  • The vessel will be certified as a passenger ship for long international voyages and will be registered under the flag of Malta with Lloyd’s Register classification.
  • Delivery of the hospital ship is estimated in 2021.
  • Mercy Ships is a charity organisation which brings medical care to the underprivileged in the developing nations with the help of volunteer staff.
Johan Hellman Deltamarin
Johan Hellman
Sales, passenger ships
Tel. +358 9 4788 4458
Mobile +358 40 7014 237
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