MV ‘VIKING MERLIN’

Images of MT ‘Viking Merlin’ with Downtown Manhattan Skyline Background      1,732 TEU Fully Cellular Containership Built 2014

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Viking Merlin. Handy Containership, Call Sign D5EI6, IMO Number 9596313. Built at Huangpu Wenchong, Liberia Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E Class. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 14.30 m., Tonnage of 9,758 International Net and 23,188 Dwt (long). Length Overall of 176.91 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 166.41 m., Draught of 10.90 m., Beam of 27.40 m., Gross Tonnage of 18,485. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7S60MC-C8.2, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 21.00 kts at 64.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 22636. 1 Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Norse Management (U.K.) Ltd., company website: http://www.norsemanagement.com/. Operators are Seaboard Marine.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 1,732 Total, 1,275 Homogeneous and 600 Reefer, 5 Holds, 8 Hatches, Dwt to Teu ratio of 13.60, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 45 tonnes. Total Teu Capacity of 1,732, 5 Holds, 8 Hatches, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 45 tonnes.

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S60MC-C8.2 2-stroke 7-cyl. 600mm x 2400mm bore/stroke – 16,660mkW total at 105rpm.

AUXILIARY:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Daihatsu 6DK-26e – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 260mm x 380mm bore/stroke 5,130mkW total at 720rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 4,560ekW total, (5,700kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.

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

POS, PROPULSOR:  1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 900ekW total, 450V AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT:  1 x Screw Shaft.

CARGO EQUIPMENT:  225 x Sockets, Reefer – (Deck) 440V at 60Hz, 3-phase, 32A, 120 x Sockets, Reefer – (Hold) 440V at 60Hz, 3-phase, 32A.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT:  2 x Crane (Midships) SWL 45 tons at 28.00m.


 

MV VIKING MERLIN 1 W MT EAGLE FORD

Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor with Manhattan skyline in the background. Jones Act suezmax tanker MT ‘Eagle Ford’ at anchor in the foreground. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Smotestack of Jones Act suezmax tanker MT ‘Eagle Ford’ at anchor in the foreground. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV VIKING MERLIN 3 W MT EAGLE FORD

Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor with World Trade Center and Downtown Manhattan skyline in the background. Jones Act suezmax tanker MT ‘Eagle Ford’ at anchor in the foreground. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

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Containership ‘Viking Merlin’ departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.


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