Images of Car-Carrier Vessel MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ in New York Harbor

Images of Car-Carrier Vessel MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ with Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge
Pure Car-Carrier (PCC) Vessel 6,400-ceu, built in 2002 at Shin Kurushima

VESSEL’S DESCRIPTION & IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Grand Pioneer. Call Sign HOBN, IMO Number 9247572. Built at Shin Kurushima, Panama Flagged, Korean Classed, Length Overall of 199.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 192.85 m., Draught of 9.60 m., Moulded Depth of 14.60 m., Beam of 32.25 m., Gross Tonnage of 58,945, Tonnage of 17,685 International Net and 18,818 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: Cido Shipping (HK) Co Ltd, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.  Technical Manager: Cido Shipping (Korea) Ltd, South Korea. Registered Owner: Dynamic Carrier Shipping S.A.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 6,400 Cars, 13 Vehicle Decks, 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a maximum load of 150 tonnes, 2 Side Ramp(s) with a maximum load of 35 tonnes.

ENGINES & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 8UEC60LS – 2-stroke 8-cyl. 600mm x2200mm bore/stroke 14,161mkW total at 100rpm. Mitsubishi Engine, Speed of 20.75 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 19,253, Bunker Capacity of 1,757 IFO 380.

PROPULSOR: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 100rpm.

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Statue of Liberty (right corner). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Statue of Liberty (left corner). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Statue of Liberty (left corner). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with Brooklyn in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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