Images of MV ‘BBC Germany’ Downstream the Hudson River, New York

Heavy-Lift / Multi-purpose Vessel (MPP) MV ‘BBC Germany’ (Ex-name: Leda)         7,700 DWT Multi-Purpose/Heavy-Lift Cargo, built in 2004

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name Leda. Call Sign ZDKW7, IMO Number 9297096.Built at Tianjin Xingang HI, Gibraltar Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E Class, Length Overall of 119.80 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 113.50 m., Draught of 7.59 m., Beam of 20.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 7,004. Moulded Depth of 9.70 m., Tonnage of 3,375 International Net, 4,922 Light Displacement and 7,578 Dwt (long). Crew complement of 16 people, Bridge Position Aft.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Briese-Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG, Leer, Germany.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 10,700 cu.m., 2 Holds, 2 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 601, Maximum Teu of 238 in the Holds and 363 on Deck, 60 x Sockets, Reefer. 2 Crane(s) (Port) with a safe working load of 250 tonnes at 24m, (twin mode) Heavy Lift.


ENGINE DETAILS: 1 x Diesel – MaK 7M43, 4 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7M43, 1 Variable pitch Propellor, 430mm x610mm bore/stroke 6,297mkW total at 514rpm.
1 Bow Thruster(s) of 500.00, Shaft Generator 600. ,

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

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 500ekW total AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB), and the Little Red Lighthouse.  Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB), and the Little Red Lighthouse. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, crossing paths with an articulated tank-barge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Vessel description from Owner’s website.


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One thought on “Images of MV ‘BBC Germany’ Downstream the Hudson River, New York

  1. Hi Basil,

    Great pics!

    Are you still up for meeting on Monday evening for a drink? Are you going to the Capital Link Conference in Manhattan or the Connecticut Maritime event in Stamford on Monday?

    Best regards, Chris

    Christopher J. Papajohn, Esq. Ship Finance Lawyer 1-917-374-8975

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