Images of Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ Entering the Majuro Lagoon

MV ‘Hikari 1’ Entering the Majuro Lagoon, Marshall Islands
Reefer Fish Carrier, 199,900 cu.ft., built in 2003

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are Fuji 1, Fuji. Launch Name was Fuji. Call Sign YJVY7, IMO Number 9293313. Built at Kyokuyo Shipyard, Vanuatu Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 120.75 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 112.90 m., Draught of 6.90 m., Moulded Depth of 10.00 m.,, Beam of 16.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 4,520, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 5,300, Bunker Capacity of 1,182 Unspec.  Additional description of the Vessel from the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission can be found here.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Kyoei Kaiun Kaisha Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Reefer Capacities of 5,660 cu.m. and 199,900 cu.ft., 4 Holds, 4 Hatches, Minimum Temperature of -50 degrees Celsius, 8 Derrick(s) with a safe working load of 5 tonnes SWL.

MAIN ENGINES & PROPULSION: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6L35MC6.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 350mm x1050mm bore/stroke 3,900mkW total at 193rpm. 1 x Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 193rpm.

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands – seen here in the background – for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands – seen here in the background – for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands – for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Seen here among tuna purse seiner fishing vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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