MV ‘CYGNUS LEADER’

MV ‘CYGNUS LEADER’ (5,980 Cars, Pure Car Carrier, Built 2007)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Cygnus Leader. Call Sign 3EKK5, IMO Number 9381249. Built at Imabari S.B., Panama Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 199.94 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 190.00 m., Draught of 10.01 m., Beam of 32.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 61,775, Moulded Depth of 15.00 m., Tonnage of 18,533 International Net and 19,849 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 8-cyl., Engine Model 8UEC60LSII Mitsubishi H.I. Engine, Speed of 22.00 kts, Horsepower of 20,823B at 104, Bunker Capacity of 3,637 tonnes. 1 Propellor.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Nippon Yusen Kaisha (N.Y.K. Line), website: http://www.nyk.com.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 5,980 Cars, 162 Trailers, 12 Vehicle Decks, 1 Quarter Ramp(s), 1 Side Ramp(s).


 

MV CYGNUS LEADER 1

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 2

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. Crossing paths with cruiseship MV ‘Carnival Splendor’ (outbound) under Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.   karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 3

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 4

Bow of Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’.  karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 5

Stern of Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’.   karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 6

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.   karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 7

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. Yellow smoke from chimney: sulfur rich bunkers?   karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 8

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. Is this where the expression ‘smokes like a chimney’ came from?  karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 9

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. Is this where the expression ‘smokes like a chimney’ came from?   karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 10

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 11

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. Manhattan skyline in the background.   karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 12

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. Manhattan skyline in the background.   karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 13

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. Manhattan skyline in the background.   karatzas.com

MV CYGNUS LEADER 14

Car Carrier MV ‘Cygnus Leader’ arriving at New York Harbor on rainy summer afternoon. Manhattan skyline in the background.   karatzas.com


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