Images of MV ‘Atlantic Venus’ Sailing under George Washington Bridge, in New York

Images of MV ‘Atlantic Venus’ Sailing Upstream the Hudson River
Handysize Bulker 33,700 DWT, Built in 2012 at Fukuoka, Japan

VESSEL DESCRIPTION & IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Atlantic Venus. Handysize Bulker, Call Sign 3FPN8, IMO Number 9628257. Built at Fukuoka SB, Panama Flagged, Length Overall of 179.90 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 172.88 m., Draught of 10.12 m., Moulded Depth of 14.40 m., Beam of 28.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 21,440, Tonnage of 11,189 International Net and 33,145 Dwt (long). Design Fukuoka 33.5K by Fukuoka SB, Mitsubishi Engine, Speed of 16.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 10,140, Bunker Capacity of 1,684 IFO 380.

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS DETAILS: Osaka Shipping Co Ltd, Osaka, Japan.

CARGO CAPACITY & CANDLING: 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, 4 Crane(s) (Centerline) with a safe working load of 30 tonnes (SWL), Grain Capacity of 43,520 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 42,700 cu.m..

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 6UEC45LSE – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 450mm x1840mm bore/stroke 7,470mkW total at 130rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Yanmar 6EY18ALW – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 180mm x 280mm bore/stroke 2,400mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Deutz TD914L06M – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 102mm x 125mm bore/stroke 99mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 130rpm.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Seen here against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Detail of the bow and fore section. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. The ceiling, sorry the sky, painted by Michelangelo! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Approaching the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. View of the stern, accommodation and superstructure; vessel high on the water. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York; under the George Washington Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Under the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York; under the George Washington Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Under the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York; under the George Washington Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Beyond the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of Cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’ Moored in the Port of Piraeus

Cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’ under the Fall Sun in the Port of Piraeus
Built in 2007 at Fincantieri Marghera – 1,850 Berths Cruiseship

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Queen Victoria. Call Sign ZCEF3, IMO Number 9320556. Built at Fincantieri Marghera, Bermuda Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 294.00 m. (964.5 ft), Length Between Perpendiculars of 265.25 m., Draught of 7.90 m., Beam of 32.30 m. (106 ft), Gross Tonnage of 90,049, Moulded Depth of 10.80 m. Fincantieri Vista Class.

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: Cunard Line Ltd, Southampton, United Kingdom, Cunard Line Ltd is a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc.

PASSENGER CAPACITY: Total number of Passengers 2,061, 1,007 Passenger Cabins, 1,850 Passenger Berths, 12 Passenger Decks, 992 Crew.

MAIN ENGINE: 4 x Diesel Gen – Sulzer 16ZAV40S – 4-stroke 16-cyl. 400mm x 560mm bore/stroke 48,000mkW total at 514rpm driving 4 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz, 2 x Diesel Gen – Sulzer 12ZAV40S – 4-stroke 12-cyl. 400mm x 560mm bore/stroke 18,000mkW total at 514rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

PROPULSION: 2 x Azimuth, Pod (Aft) (electric), ABB Azipod™ VO2100 at 35,200ekW total AC. 2 Propellors, 3 Bow Thruster(s).

“Known for her elegance and graceful splendour” according to Cunard, MS ‘Queen Victoria’ underwent a $40 million retrofit in June 2017 at the Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo, Sicily. Her newbuilding contract cost £270 mil (appr. $500 mil at then FX rates). The vessel is the smaller among Cunard’s three cruiseships, MS ‘Queen Elizabeth’ with 2,100 berths and MS ‘Queen Mary 2’ with 2,620 berths. Images of the cruiseship MS ‘Queen Mary 2’ departing the Port of New York have been posted twice before on our blog:

MV ‘Queen Mary 2’, September 17, 2014, and

MV ‘Queen Mary 2’ (Part II), June 19, 2015.

Deck plans of the vessel from Cunard’s website:

Deck plans of MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Credit: Cunard website.

And images from her stay in the Port of Piraeus in middle October 2017:

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of the graceful stern. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of stern and aft section of the cruiseship. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of bow, bulbous bow and for section of the cruiseship. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of bow and bulbous bow. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Detail of distinctively colored chimney stack. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Distinctive chimney stack. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. The less glamorous job of bunkering a glamorous cruiseship in-between voyages. Bunkering tanker MT ‘EcoSpirit’.  Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. The flag of Bermuda proudly flying on the the deck. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Moored in the Port of Piraeus, cruiseship MS ‘Queen Victoria’. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

Should one finds our pictures of interest, a license to copy, reproduce, download or obtain prints of these images can be secured via our commercial website at www.karatzas.nyc 

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Images of Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay

Images of tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ against the Manhattan skyline
Chemical / Products Tanker, 37,300, built in 2008 at Hyundai Mipo

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was CPO Norway. Handy Tanker, Call Sign 2AJP6, IMO Number 9353113. Built at Hyundai Mipo, Double Hull, United Kingdom Flagged, LR Classed, Ice Strengthened 1A Class, P&I insurance with Gard P&I, Length Overall of 184.35 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 177.40 m., Draught of 11.50 m., Beam of 27.40 m., Moulded Depth of 17.20 m., Lightship air draft of 39.05 m., Keel to mast air draft of 45.70 m., Tonnage of 19,450 Panama Canal Net, 20,923 Suez Canal Net, 9,970 International Net and 36,732 Dwt (long). 45.25 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 23,353, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 25370, Bunker Capacity of 975 IFO 380.

VESSEL’S MANAGERS & OWNERS DETAILS: Reederei Claus-Peter Offen, Germany.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 40,800 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, 6 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6L70MC-C7.2 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 700mm x2360mm bore/stroke 18,660mkW total at 108rpm.

AUXILIARIES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 2,190ekW total, (2,737.50kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 108rpm. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 900ekW total AC.

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Fort Wadsworth in the Foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay with the Statue of Liberty dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay with the Statue of Liberty dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

Should one finds our pictures of interest, a license to copy, reproduce, download or obtain prints of these images can be secured via our commercial website at www.karatzas.nyc 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.