Images of Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ Departing New York Harbor

Images of the Cruiseship MV departing New York have been hosted twice previously on our blog,

MV ‘NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY’ in August 2014, and                                                  
MV ‘NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY’ (Part II) in October 2015.

Quick Vessel description as per herebelow:

Description of the Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’. Source: Wikipedia.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ majestically departing New York. Here passing under  the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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Images of Cruiseship MV ‘Anthem of the Seas’ Departing New York

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Statue of Liberty visible to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Statue of Liberty visible to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Statue of Liberty visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Statue of Liberty visible to the left; Lower Manhattan and World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Lower Manhattan and World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Lower Manhattan and World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Lower Manhattan and World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Fort Wadsworth in the foreground, Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Passing under Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Passing under Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, barely clearing the bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Passing under Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, barely clearing the bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Framed by Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, aft view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Fifth biggest cruiseship in the world with 4,900 berths and 347 m (1,139ft) length, built at a reported price of US$ 960 mil, ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departs New York. Detail view of the bow. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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Images of Products Tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’ Entering New York Harbor

Products Tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’ Entering New York Harbor (Ex-name: West Point) 50,850 DWT Products & Chemicals Tanker, built in 2006

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name: West Point. Launch Name was West Point. Handy Tanker, Call Sign 9HTD8, IMO Number 9318034.

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Built at STX SB (Jinhae), Double Hull, Malta Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 183.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 173.90 m., Draught of 12.70 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 52.00 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion. Moulded Depth of 19.10 m., Lightship air draft of 38.10 m., Keel to mast air draft of 46.40 m., Tonnage of 24,950 Panama Canal Net, 27,700 Suez Canal Net, 12,150 International Net, 11,110 Light Displacement and 50,040 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 30,050.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, Germany. Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG is a subsidary of Interorient Navigation Co Ltd.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 51,560 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 7,200 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 65 degrees celsius, 7 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate.  7 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.10 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 96.20 m., 12 Centrifugal Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 7,200 t/hr, S/Steel SUS 316L cargo lines, Crude Oil Washing. Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Inert Gas System, Vapor Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.
MAIN ENGINE : 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C7.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 13,560mkW total at 105rpm. , MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.90 kts at 44.40 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 18424.

AUXILIARY: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – MAN Diesel & Turbo 6L23/30H Mk.1 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 225mm x 300mm bore/stroke 1,776mkW total at 900rpm driving 2 x generator(s), 1 x Emergency Gen – Cummins NT855-D(M) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 140mm x 152mm bore/stroke 280mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x generator(s).

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 105rpm.

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric).

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reportedly Vessel was sold to her present Owners in May 2006 at US$53.5m.


Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center tower. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center tower. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center tower. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Statue of Liberty; cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ is outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Statue of Liberty; cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ is outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ is outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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Images of Containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ Departing the New York Harbor

Containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ Departing the New York Harbor
8,450 TEU Fully Cellular Containership, built in 2012

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Call Sign 9V9287, IMO Number 9595474. Built at Samsung HI, Singapore Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 334.80 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 319.00 m., Draught of 14.20 m., Beam of 45.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 98,880, L-Type, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 24.70 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 76,235. Vessel capable transiting the new locks in the Panama Canal.

VESSEL OWNERS’ DETAILS: Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan) Ltd, Taiwan

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacity of 8,450 Total and 1,185 Reefer.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 9K98ME7.2 – 2-stroke 9-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 56,070mkW total at 97rpm.

AUXILIARY: 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 4 x Nishishiba NTAKL-RCP – AC generator(s) at 12,800ekW total, (16,000kVA total) 6600V at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), Nakashima, 97rpm.

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) AC.

Sale & Purchase History: Reportedly newbuilding price of US$ 103 mil, in 2010.

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ departing New York; Sovcomflot’s products tanker tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ just arriving at inner anchorage. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Statue of Liberty visible to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Statue of Liberty almost resembles Nike of Samothace landing on the bow of the ship. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; open seas ahead, and a chance to try to raise cruiseship MV ‘Anthem of the Seas’ in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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Images of Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ Entering New York Harbor

Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’
Chemical & Oil Carrier 47,840 DWT, built in 2003 at Hyundai Mipo

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Anichkov Bridge. Call Sign UBEL9, IMO Number 9256901.Built at Hyundai Mipo, Double Hull, Russia Flagged, DNV, Russian Classed, Ice Strengthened 1A Class, Length Overall of 183.35 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 174.00 m., Draught of 12.50 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Moulded Depth of 18.00 m., Lightship air draft of 42.65 m., Keel to mast air draft of 49.65 m., Tonnage of 23,120 Panama Canal Net, 25,200 Suez Canal Net, 13,085 International Net, 9,735 Light Displacement and 47,085 Dwt (long). 52.00 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 27,830, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.50 kts at 36.00 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 15,025, Bunker Capacity of 3,235 tonnes.

VESSEL OWNERS / MANAGERS: Sovcomflot JSC, Moscow, Russia.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 49,550 cu.m., 6 Cargo Separations, 12 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 49,550 cu.m. Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,600 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, Heat Exchangers, Maximum heating capacity of 57 degrees Celsius, 6 Cargo Separations. 6 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System.

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7S50MC-C8.1, 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50MC-C8.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 11,060mkW total at 127rpm. 1 Controllable Propellor, Bow Thruster.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 2,730ekW total, (3,413kVA total), 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 120ekW total, (150kVA total).

PROPULSION: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 127rpm.
POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 950ekW total AC.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Fort Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background, Fort Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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Images of Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ Departing New York Harbor

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’                                                                                     (2,382 Berths, Cruiseship Vessel, built in 2007 at Meyer Werft)

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name: Norwegian Gem. Call Sign C6VG8, IMO Number 9355733. Built at Meyer Werft, Germany;  Bahamas Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 294.10 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 263.50 m., Draught of 8.30 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 93,530, Moulded Depth of 11.50 m., Tonnage of 63,890 International Net and 9,840 Dwt (long).

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 4 S.A. 12-cyl., Engine Model 12V48/60B, MAN Engine, Speed of 25.00 kts, Horsepower of 97,850B at 500. 3 Bow Thruster(s).

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL); additional information on the Cruiseship from NCL’s website can be found here: ‘Norwegian Gem’ deck plans.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 2,670, 1188 Passenger Cabins, 2,382 Passenger Berths, 1,100 Crew.

Previously posted images on our blog of of the cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ can be found here:
MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ on August 10, 2014, and
MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ on August 20, 2014.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound, products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’ inbound; Statue of Liberty in the middle. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound by the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor. Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor; Statue of Liberty visible to the left. Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor; Lower Manhattan skyline, including the World Trade Center, in the background. Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor; Lower Manhattan skyline, including the World Trade Center and Empire State Building, in the background. Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor; Lower Manhattan skyline, including the World Trade Center, in the background. Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background, Fort Wadsworth / Battery Weed in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor. Fort Wadsworth in the foreground and Verrazzano Narrows Bridge to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor. Verrazzano Narrows Bridge to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor. Verrazzano Narrows Bridge to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ outbound New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.

Images of MV ‘BBC Germany’ Downstream the Hudson River, New York

Heavy-Lift / Multi-purpose Vessel (MPP) MV ‘BBC Germany’ (Ex-name: Leda)         7,700 DWT Multi-Purpose/Heavy-Lift Cargo, built in 2004

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name Leda. Call Sign ZDKW7, IMO Number 9297096.Built at Tianjin Xingang HI, Gibraltar Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E Class, Length Overall of 119.80 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 113.50 m., Draught of 7.59 m., Beam of 20.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 7,004. Moulded Depth of 9.70 m., Tonnage of 3,375 International Net, 4,922 Light Displacement and 7,578 Dwt (long). Crew complement of 16 people, Bridge Position Aft.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Briese-Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG, Leer, Germany.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 10,700 cu.m., 2 Holds, 2 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 601, Maximum Teu of 238 in the Holds and 363 on Deck, 60 x Sockets, Reefer. 2 Crane(s) (Port) with a safe working load of 250 tonnes at 24m, (twin mode) Heavy Lift.


ENGINE DETAILS: 1 x Diesel – MaK 7M43, 4 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7M43, 1 Variable pitch Propellor, 430mm x610mm bore/stroke 6,297mkW total at 514rpm.
1 Bow Thruster(s) of 500.00, Shaft Generator 600. ,

PROPULSOR: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical).

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 500ekW total AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB), and the Little Red Lighthouse.  Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB), and the Little Red Lighthouse. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, crossing paths with an articulated tank-barge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Vessel description from Owner’s website.


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