Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDAmar’ Departing the Port of Hamburg

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDAmar’ Departing the Port of Hamburg
Cruiseship 2,200 Berths, built in 2012 at Meyer                                                                                                                                                                                                         VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was AIDAmar. Call Sign ICSJ, IMO Number 9490052, Hull Number 690.IMO Number 9490052, Built at Meyer Werft delivered in May 2012, Italy Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 253.33 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 230.20 m., Draught of 7.30 m., Moulded Depth of 9.30 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 71,304, Tonnage of 44,046 International Net and 7,634 Dwt (long). MaK Engine, Speed of 22.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Horsepower of 38,402, Scrubber (Installed).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Aida Cruises Ltd, Rostock, Germany. Aida Cruises Ltd is a group company of Carnival Corporation & plc. Group Company: Carnival Corporation & plc. Technical Manager: Carnival Maritime GmbH, Hamburg, Germany. Operator: Aida Cruises Ltd, Rostock, Germany. Registered Owner: Costa Crociere S.p.A.

ENGINES & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE 4 x Diesel Gen. – MaK 9M43C – 4-stroke 9-cyl. 430mm x 610mm bore/stroke 36,000mkW total at 514rpm driving 4 x AC generator(s) at 38,400ekW total, (48,000kVA total) 11000V at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (electric) (Copper-Nickel), MMG, 130rpm, Ø5.20m at 25,000ekW total, 11000V AC.
POS, PROPULSOR 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Brunvoll at 4,600ekW total, 11000V AC. 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Aft) (electric), Brunvoll at 3,000ekW total, 11000V AC.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT 2 x Exhaust Scrubber – SOx – Ecospray ECO-EGC™ – Open Loop – 2015 installation year.
LIFTING EQUIPMENT No Cargo Gear.

CAPACITIES: Total number of Passengers 2,580, 1097 Passenger Cabins, 2,200 Passenger Berths, 14 Passenger Decks, 620 Crew.
PASSENGER EQUIPMENT: 14 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz. 2 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz. 1 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz. 1 x Elevator, Passenger – Hans Lutz.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of EUR 385 million when contracted in January 2008.


Additional images of more AIDA cruiseships:

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDAVita’ Departing Hamburg

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDASol’ Departing Hamburg

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘AIDABella’ Departing New York City

Images of Cruiship MV ‘AIDAluna’ Departing Hamburg


Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Under gloomy skies, cruiseship MV ‘AIDAMar’ sets off from Hamburg to sunnier places. Under a propitious rainbow and the reflection of the sun on her bow, the cruiseship seems to be headed to the right direction! Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ Arriving at the Port of Hamburg under the Sunset

Images of Containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ Arriving at the Port of Hamburg
Post-Neo-Panamax Containership of 18,500-teu built in 2015 at DSME

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: IMO Number 9632179, built at Daewoo (DSME) delivered in Jun 2015. Launch Name was Mathilde Maersk. Call Sign OWZW2, IMO Number 9632179, Hull Number 4271. Danish Int’l Register Flagged, ABS Classed, P&I insurance with Britannia P&I, Length Overall of 399.90 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 376.21 m., Draught of 16.00 m., Moulded Depth of 30.30 m.,, Beam of 59.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 194,849, Tonnage of 174,366 Suez Canal Net, 79,120 International Net, 60,000 Light Displacement and 191,855 Dwt (long). Design Triple-E by Maersk Line.

VESSEL’S MANAGERS / OWNERS: Maersk Line AS, Copenhagen, Denmark. Maersk Line AS is a group company of A.P. Moller – Maersk AS.
Technical Manager: Maersk Line AS, Copenhagen, Denmark. Operator: Maersk Line AS,  Copenhagen, Denmark.Registered Owner: MAERSK LINE A/S.

CARGO HOLDING CAPACITIES: Teu Capacities of 18,500 Total and 1,200 Reefer, Ship is too large to transit the neo-Panamax locks of the Panama Canal based on current official dimension restrictions.

ENGINES & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 2 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S80ME-C9.4 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 800mm x3450mm bore/stroke 46,620mkW total at 72rpm. 1 x Steam Turbine Gen. driving 1 x ac generator at 6,000ekW total, 6600V at 60Hz.
AUXILIARY ENGINES: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MAN Energy Solutions 9L32/40 – 4-stroke 9-cyl. 320mm x 400mm bore/stroke 9,000mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x Hyundai Electric HSJ7 913-10P – AC generator(s) at 8,640ekW total, (10,800kVA total) 6600V at 60Hz. 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MAN Energy Solutions 6L32/40 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 320mm x 400mm bore/stroke 6,000mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x Hyundai Electric HSJ7 801-10P – AC generator(s) at 5,600ekW total, (7,000kVA total) 6600V at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (electro-mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze (Cu3)), MMG, 72rpm, Ø9.65m.
POS, PROPULSOR: 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Kawasaki at 5,000ekW total AC.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 185 mln in 2011.

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Post-neo-panamax containership MV ‘Mathilde Maersk’ sailing upstream in Nordelbe, arriving at the Port of Hamburg – under a majestic spring sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Nobska Lighthouse Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Images of Lighthouse ‘Nobska Light’ at Woods Hole, Cape Cod

Year Station Established: 1829                                                                                  Year Present Tower Built: 1876                                                                                         Year Automated: 1985

Location: Nobska Rd., Falmouth, Massachusetts
                                                           Coordinates: 41°30′59″N 70°39′27″W
Area: 2.1 acres (0.85 ha)

Architectural Style: Italianate, Federal Revival                                                                NRHP Referece No: 87001483

Construction Materials: Cast iron with brick lining
                                                             Auxiliary Buildings Still Standing: 1876 keeper’s house, oil house, storage building, radio beacon house.

Tower Height: 40 feet
                                                                                                        Height of Focal Plane: 87 feet                                                                                        Earlier Optic: Fifth-order Fresnel lens
                                                                                Present Optic: Fourth-order Fresnel lens (1888)

Characteristic: Flashing white every six seconds with a red sector                                   Fog Signal: Two blasts every 30 seconds                                                                         Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.

In April 2016 the Town of Falmouth was granted a license by the Coast Guard to care for the light station property.  A nonprofit, the Friends of Nobska Light, has been formed.

Nobska Light, originally called Nobsque Light, also known as Nobska Point Light is a lighthouse located at the division between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound in Woods Hole, Massachusetts on the southwestern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It overlooks Martha’s Vineyard and Nonamesset Island. The light station was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Nobska Point Light Station in 1987.

Visitor Information: The tower and dwelling are not opened to the public currently, but Friends of Nobska Light plans to open them in the future. The lighthouse is owned by the Town of Falmouth. Grounds open, dwelling/tower closed.


Credit: various sources including Wikipedia, National Register of Historic Places, Massachusetts Lighthouses, Friends of Nobska Light. Images Credit:  Karatzas Images


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Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Light still on! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Light still on! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Nobska Light gloating in the early morning sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light gloating in the early morning sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Nobska Light gloating in the early morning sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Nobska Light gloating in the early morning sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

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