MV ‘AIDAbella’

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDAbella’ 
(2,030 Berths, Cruiseship Vessel, Built 2008)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was AIDAbella. Call Sign ICGS, IMO Number 9362542.Built at Meyer Werft, Italy Flagged, GL Classed, Length Overall of 251.89 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 229.60 m., Draught of 7.30 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 69,203, Moulded Depth of 9.60 m., Tonnage of 42,051 International Net and 8,627 Dwt (long). Engine Description 4 S.A. 9-cyl., Engine Model 9M43C MaK Engine, Speed of 21.80 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil. 2 Azimuth Propellors, 2 Bow Thruster(s) , 2 Stern Thruster(s).

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Aida Cruises Ltd., company website: http://www.aida.de.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 2,500, 1025 Passenger Cabins, 2030 Passenger Berths, 13 Passenger Decks, 634 Crew.


MV AIDABELLA 1

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 2

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 3

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 4

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. Portside bow view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 5

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. Portside stern view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 6

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. Statue of Liberty. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 7

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. Statue of Liberty. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 8

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 9

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 10

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 11

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. http://www.karatzas.com

MV AIDABELLA 12

Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ (2,300 berths, built in 20o8 at Meyer Werft in Germany) departing New York on sunny fall afternoon. Portside bow view detail. http://www.karatzas.com


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MV ‘BBC MAINE’

Images of Heavylift / Multi-Purpose Vessel MV ‘BBC MAINE’                                   (12,780 DWT, Built in 2007 at Taizhou Sanfu)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was BBC Maine. Call Sign V2CN8, IMO Number 9357200. Built at Taizhou Sanfu, Antigua & Barbuda Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 138.07 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 130.00 m., Draught of 7.98 m., Beam of 21.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 9,620, Moulded Depth of 11.00 m., Tonnage of 4,270 International Net, 5,180 Light Displacement. Engine Description 4 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6M43 MaK Engine, Speed of 15.00 kts at 26.00 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 7337. 1 Variable Pitch Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s), Shaft Generator 700 kW.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: W. Bockstiegel Reederei GmbH & Co. KG; company website: http://www.reederei-bockstiegel.de.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 15,952 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 14,856 cu.m., 3 Holds, 3 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 665, Maximum Teu of 334 in the Holds and 331 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 150 tonnes, Heavy Lift. Grain Capacity of 15,952 cu.m., Maximum TEU of 334 in holds and 331 on deck, Homogeneous TEU of 528, on the basis of all 20 ft containers weighing 14 tonnes, maximum hatch dimensions of 25.50 x 17.50 m., 2 deck(s), ratio of dwt per TEU is 19.21805. Crew complement of 20 people, Bridge Position Aft.


 

MV BBC MAINE 1

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor.  Statue of Liberty in the background. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 2

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 3

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 4

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 5

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 6

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 7

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 8

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 9

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 10

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 11

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV BBC MAINE 12

Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com


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MV ‘THEMIS LEADER’

Images of Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘THEMIS LEADER’
(5,415 Cars, Built in 2010 at Imabari Shipbuilding)

IDENTIFICATION: Call Sign 3FCI5, IMO Number 9553115.Built at Imabari Shipbuilding, Panama Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 199.94 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 190.00 m., Draught of 10.02 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 61,804, Moulded Depth of 15.00 m., Tonnage of 18,542 International Net and 19,721 Dwt (long). Engine Description 2 S.A. 8-cyl., Engine Model 8UEC60LSE Mitsubishi H.I. Engine, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 21128, Bunker Capacity of 3,636 tonnes. 1 Propellor.

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

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 5,415 Cars, 12 Vehicle Decks, 1 Quarter Ramp(s), 1 Side Ramp(s). Crew complement of 21 people.


 

MV THEMIS LEADER 1

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan), holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 2

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 3

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. Leaving World Trade Center behind! http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 4

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 5

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 6

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 7

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. Starboard bow view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 8

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. Starboard stern view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 9

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 10

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 11

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV THEMIS LEADER 12

Built in 2010 at Imabari (Japan) and operated by NYK LIne, holding 5,500 cars (ceus) on twelve-decks, car carrier ‘Themis Leader’ is departing New York Harbor. With Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. http://www.karatzas.com


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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.

MT ‘BW AMAZON’

Images of Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW AMAZON’
(76,565 DWT, Built in 2006 at Dalian Shipbuilding)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was BW Amazon. Panamax Tanker, Call Sign 3EGH7, IMO Number 9324289. Built at Dalian Shipbuilding, Double Hull, Panama Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 228.60 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 220.00 m., Draught of 14.70 m., Beam of 32.26 m., 68.00 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 43,815, Moulded Depth of 21.20 m., Lightship air draft of 40.62 m., Keel to mast air draft of 48.60 m., Tonnage of 37,425 Panama Canal Net, 45,550 Suez Canal Net, 21,967 International Net, 14,764 Light Displacement and 75,356 Dwt (long). Engine Description 2 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6S60MC6.1 MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.40 kts at 44.40 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 16680, Bunker Capacity of 2,533 tonnes. 1 fixed pitch Propeller.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: BW Pacific; company website: http://www.bwgroup.net.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 80,741 cu.m. and 507,846 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 3 Pumps with a total Capacity of 6,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 55 degrees Celsius. 3 Cargo Separations, Wing Tank Capacity of 80,741 cu.m., 3 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.50 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 117.45 m., 3 Centrifugal Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 6,000 t/hr, S/Steel cargo lines, Crude Oil Washing. Ballast Capacity of 28,500 tonnes, Satellite Communications, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Inert Gas System, Vapour Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.


 

MT BW AMAZON 1 w: THEMIS LEADER

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. Car Carrier MT ‘Themis Leader’ outbound. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 2 w: BBC MAINE

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. Multi-Purpose / Heavylift MV ‘BBC Maine’ in the background. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 3

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 4

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 5

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 6

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 7

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 8

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 9

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 10 w: TORM CARINA

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. MR2 tanker ‘Torm Carina’ inbound. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 11 w: TORM CARINA & NEPTUNE LEADER

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. Busy waters! MT ‘Torm Carina’ at anchorage, Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Leader’ inbound. http://www.karatzas.com

MT BW AMAZON 12

Panamax Products Tanker (LR1) MT ‘BW Amazon’ (2006 built at Dalian) at anchorage in New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com


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MV ‘MSC METHONI’

Images of Post-panamax Containership MV ‘MSC Methoni’                                    (Ex: MSC Viviana – 6,724 TEU, Fully Cellular Containership, Built 2003)

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is MSC Viviana. Launch Name was MSC Viviana. Post-Panamax Containership, Call Sign D5AN2, IMO Number 9256755.Built at Hyundai H.I., Liberia Flagged, GL Classed, Length Overall of 304.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 292.00 m., Draught of 14.50 m., Beam of 40.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 73,819, Moulded Depth of 19.85 m., Tonnage of 47,138 International Net and 83,904 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 10-cyl., Engine Model 10K98MC-C6.1. MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 25.50 kts at 230.00 tonnes per day, Horsepower of 77,633B at 104.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Costamare Shipping Co. S.A., Greece; company website: http://www.costamare.com. Vessel Operators are Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC); company website: http://www.mscgva.ch/

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 6,724 Total and 800 Reefer, Ship is too large to transit the Panama Canal, Dwt to Teu ratio of 12.68. Total Teu Capacity of 6,724.


 

MV MSC METHONI 1 w COMPASS

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. Crossing paths with anchored LR1 tanker MT ‘Compass’http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 2

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 3

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 4

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 5

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 6

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 7

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 8

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verazzano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 9

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 10

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 11

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 12

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com


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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.

MT ‘JBU Onyx’

Images of Stainless Steel Tanker MT ‘JBU Onyx’                                                   (19,865 DWT, Stainless Steel, Chemical & Oil Tanker, Built 2008)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was JBU Onyx. Handy Tanker, Call Sign 3ESU6, IMO Number 9392999. Built at Kitanihon Zosen, Double Hull, Panama Flagged, BV Classed, Length Overall of 141.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 133.00 m., Draught of 9.71 m., Beam of 24.20 m., 29.23 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 11,569, Moulded Depth of 13.20 m., Lightship air draft of 28.30 m., Keel to mast air draft of 34.32 m., Tonnage of 10,492 Panama Canal Net, 9,706 Suez Canal Net, 6,115 International Net, 5,084 Light Displacement and 19,551 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7UEC45LA,  Mitsubishi H.I. Engine, Speed of 14.50 kts, Horsepower of 8,465B at 158. 1 Propellor.

VESSEL OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Siva Shipping, Singapore; company website: http://www.sivashipping.com.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 20,492 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 14 Tanks, 14 Pumps, Stainless Steel Tank Coating, IMO Class 2, IMO Class 3, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 60 degrees celsius, 14 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate. 16 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 12 inches, Manifold height above deck of 3.25 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 72.28 m., SUS316 cargo lines. SAFETY AND OTHER DETAILS: Satellite Communications, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Vapour Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.


 

MT JBU ONYX 1

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 2

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 3

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 4

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 5

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 6

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 7

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 8

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 9

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 10

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.    http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 11

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.    http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 12

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com


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USS „Texas” (BB-35)

Images of historic military vessel Battleship USS ‘Texas’, the only remaining military vessel having seeing action in both World War I and World War II, presently docked in LaPorte, TX, active as museum ship while undergoing thorough maintenance. Amazing that ships hold such a strong link to the past!

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Images of historic Battleship USS „Texas” (BB-35)

Present Location:
3523 Independence Parkway South
LaPorte, TX 77571

Name: USS Texas
Namesake: State of Texas
Ordered: 24 June 1910
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Company
Cost: $5,830,000
Laid down: 17 April 1911
Launched: 18 May 1912
Sponsored by: Claudia Lyon
Commissioned: 12 March 1914
Decommissioned: 21 April 1948
Struck: 30 April 1948
Nickname: Big T, Old T
Honors and
awards:
5 Battle Stars
Status: Museum ship at San Jacinto State Park

According to Wikipedia, USS „Texas” (BB-35) is a New York-class battleship launched on 18 May 1912 and commissioned on 12 March 1914.

Soon after her commissioning, USS „Texas” saw action in Mexican waters following the “Tampico Incident” and made numerous sorties into the North Sea during World War I. When the United States formally entered World War II in 1941, USS „Texas” escorted war convoys across the Atlantic, and later shelled Axis-held…

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