MV ‘HAPPY RIVER’

Images of Heavylift Vessel MV ‘HAPPY RIVER’
16,050 DWT Multi-Purpose / HeavyLift Cargo Built 1997

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Happy River. Call Sign PCAW, IMO Number 9139294. Built at De Merwede, Netherlands Flagged, LR Classed, Ice Strengthened 1A Class, Length Overall of 138.04 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 127.14 m., Draught of 9.50 m., Beam of 22.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 10,990, Moulded Depth of 12.95 m., Keel to mast air draft of 42.50 m., Tonnage of 9,225 Panama Canal Net, 8,901 Suez Canal Net, 5,041 International Net, 5,398 Light Displacement and 15,796 Dwt (long). Engine Description 4 S.A. 9-cyl., Engine Model 9R46, 1 Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s) of 850.00 Wartsila Engine, Speed of 16.40 kts at 36.60 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 11758, Bunker Capacity of 1,240 tonnes.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: BigLift Shipping B.V., website: http://www.bigliftshipping.com.

CARGO HANDLING: Grain Capacity of 18,055 cu.m., Maximum TEU of 346 in holds and 695 on deck, Homogeneous TEU of 477, on the basis of all 20 ft containers weighing 14 tonnes, maximum hatch dimensions of 91.00 x 17.70 m., 2 deck(s), ratio of dwt per TEU is 15.41787. Grain Capacity of 18,055 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 17,863 cu.m., 1 Holds, 1 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 1,041, Maximum Teu of 346 in the Holds and 695 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 400 tonnes, Heavy Lift.

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – Wartsila 9R46 4-stroke 9-cyl. 460mm x 580mm bore/stroke – 8,648mkW total at 514rpm.

AUXILIARY:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 1,350ekW total, (1,687.50kVA total) 445V at 60Hz.

OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT:  1 x Shaft Generator (PTO) at 1,000ekW total, AC, 445V at 60Hz.

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

POS, PROPULSOR:  1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Lips at 850ekW total AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT:  2 x Crane (Stbd.) 400 tons SWL at 29.00m. outreach (twin mode).

MV HAPPY RIVER 1

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 2

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 3

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 4

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 5

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 6

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 7

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 8

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 9

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 10

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 11

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

MV HAPPY RIVER 12

Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com


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