Images of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ Sailing Downstream the Hudson River

Images of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ Sailing Downstream the Hudson River
Multi-Purpose / Heavy Lift Cargo Vessel, 11,500 dwt, built in 2010

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Ex-names are Arizona, Industrial Sailor, BBC Arizona. Launch Name was BBC Barbuda. Call Sign V2EK6, IMO Number 9501253. Built at CSC Jiangdong, Antigua & Barbuda Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 138.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 130.70 m., Draught of 8.00 m., Moulded Depth of 11.00 m., Beam of 21.00 m., Keel to mast air draft of 40.09 m.,, Gross Tonnage of 9,618, Tonnage of 4,260 International Net, 5,226 Light Displacement and 11,344 Dwt (long). Beluga F300, MaK Engine, Speed of 15.00 kts at 25.00 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 7,240. More detailed information can be found here, brochure courtesy of the BBC Chartering website.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: W. Bockstiegel Reederei GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. Vessel under long term bareboat charter to BBC Chartering.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 15,950 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 14,850 cu.m., Grain Capacity of 15,952 cu.m., 3 Holds, 3 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 665, Maximum Teu of 335 in the Holds and 330 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 150 tonnes each, 300 tons when combined. Heavy Lift vessel.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MaK 6M43C – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 430 mm x 610 mm bore/stroke 5,322 mkW total at 514 rpm.

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical). 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 500ekW total AC.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: 2 x Crane – NMF SWL 150 tons each, 300 MT combinable.


Images of similar tonnage from BBC Chartering posted earlier on our blog:

MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,780 DWT, Built in 2007 at Taizhou Sanfu), sistership vessel to MV ‘BBC Arizona’ photographed in 2014 against the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor

MV ‘BBG Germany’ (7,700 DWT, Built in 2004 at Tianjin Xingang HI) photographed in 2017 under the George Washington Bridge and against the Manhattan skyline.


Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavylift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Bow and fore crane detail of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Stern detail of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Stern, accommodation and aft crane detail of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Photographed against the Manhattan skyline, multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

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