MV ‘ORCHID ACE’

MV ‘ORCHID ACE’ (6,400 Cars, Pure Car Carrier, Built 2008)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Orchid Ace. Call Sign 7JDE, IMO Number 9381677. Built at Toyohashi SB, Japan Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 199.99 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 192.00 m., Draught of 9.73 m., Beam of 32.26 m., Gross Tonnage of 59,262, Moulded Depth of 14.65 m., Tonnage of 18,298 International Net and 17,016 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 8-cyl., Engine Model 8UEC60LSII Mitsubishi H.I. Engine, Speed of 20.60 kts, Horsepower of 20,220B at 105, Bunker Capacity of 2,991 tonnes. 1 Propellor.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd, company website: http://www.mol.co.jp.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 6,400 Cars, 12 Vehicle Decks, 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a Length of 35.00 m., a width of 7.00 m. and a maximum load of 100 tonnes, 1 Side (S) Ramp(s) with a Length of 17.00 m., a width of 4.50 m. and a maximum load of 22 tonnes.


 

MV ORCHID ACE 1

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New  York Harbor karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 2

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Norwegian Cruise Line ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ outbound, by Staten Island Verrazano-Narrows Bridge pylon. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 3

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Car Carrier ‘Hoegh Kunsan’ at anchor. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 4

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Portside bow view detail. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 5

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Portiside stern view detail.  karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 6

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 7

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 8

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 9

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 10

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Statue of Liberty in the background.  karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 11

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 12

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Portside stern view detail. karatzas.com


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