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Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at Anchor in New York Harbor

Images of Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ “Swinging Around Her Hook”
Aframax Tanker 113,000 DWT built in 2003 at Hyundai Samho HI

VESSEL DESCRIPTION & IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Avor. Launch Name was Avor. Aframax Tanker, Call Sign A8KD6, IMO Number 9242120. Built at Hyundai Samho HI, Double Hull, Liberia Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 250.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 239.00 m., Draught of 14.60 m., Moulded Depth of 21.00 m. Beam of 44.00 m., 98.40 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 62,250, Tonnage of 63,585 Suez Canal Net, 33,873 International Net, 18,054 Light Displacement and 111,248 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S ONWERS / MANAGERS: Hansa Shipping GmbH & Co KG, Germany. Hansa Shipping GmbH & Co KG is a subsidiary of Hansa Treuhand Schiffsbeteiligungs AG & Co. Technical Manager: V. Ships (Germany) GmbH, Germany. Registered Owner: Schiffahrts-Gesellschaft “HS Carmen” mbH & Co. KG.

CARGO HANDLING CAPACITIES: Cargo Capacities of 123,800 cu.m. and 779,000 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 3 Pumps with a total Capacity of 9,000 cu.m., 3 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 66 degrees Celsius.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S60MC6.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 600mm x2292mm bore/stroke 14,313mkW total at 105rpm.

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 105rpm.

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor; products tanker MT ‘Maritime Vanessa’ seeing at anchor (red vessel to the left) and cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ at the dock. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor; cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departing the dock. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor; cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ departing the dock; containership MV ‘MSC Nora’ inbound; Statue of Liberty clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor; cruiseship MS ‘Anthem of the Seas’ against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor; containership MV ‘MOL Glide’ inbound seeing against Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor; containership MV ‘MOL Glide’ inbound the New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor and against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor at dusk. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Aframax Tanker MT ‘HS Carmen’ at anchor in Upper New York Harbor at dusk; containership MV ‘Maersk Nora’ inbound. Statue of Liberty clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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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 MV ‘YM Evolution’ with Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan

Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ Departing New York Harbor
Panamax Containership 4,650 TEU built in 2014 at CSBC (Kaohsiung), Taiwan

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was YM Evolution. Call Sign BLHN, IMO Number 9496460. Built at CSBC (Kaohsiung), Taiwan Flagged, ABS, CCR Taiwan Classed, Length Overall of 259.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 246.40 m., Draught of 11.80 m., Moulded Depth of 19.40 m, Beam of 37.30 m., Gross Tonnage of 47,950, Tonnage of 41,600 Suez Canal Net, 20,410 International Net and 56,415 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp, Taiwan. Registered Owner: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. Vessel’s International Ship Security Certificate (ISPC), as per company’s website. And, Vessel’s International Management Certificate (ISM), as per company’s website. Both certificates are issued by The Republic of China.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: 4,650 Total TEU Capacity, with 800 Reefer (400 x Sockets), Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, but is not able to transit the old locks. No Cargo Gear.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7K98MC6.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 35,140mkW total at 90rpm.

AUXILIARY ENGINES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x Nishishiba NTAKL-VCP – AC generator(s) at 7,140ekW total, (8,925kVA total).

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Center) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), Mecklenburger, 90rpm.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Vessel was reportedly ordered as newbuilding contract in April 2009 at US$ 75 million.

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’, the Statue of Liberty and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. 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.

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Images of Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’

Images of MV ‘Genco Rhone’ Entering the Upper New York Harbor
Supramax Drybulk Vessel 58,000 dwt, built in 2011 at Sinopacific Dayang

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Sunor. Handymax Bulker, Call Sign V7KI7, IMO Number 9490832. Built at Sinopacific Dayang, Marshall Islands Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 190.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 185.00 m., Draught of 12.95 m., Moulded Depth of 18.00 m., Beam of 32.25 m., 59.30 Tonnes per Centimeters Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 32,840, Tonnage of 19,500 International Net and 57,065 Dwt (long). Design Crown 58 by Shanghai Design Associates (Sinopacific) (SDARI).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd, New York, USA. Technical Manager: Wallem Shipmanagement Ltd, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 71,500 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 69,750 cu.m., Fore & aft hatches, Hydraulically operated, 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, Strengthened for Heavy Cargo, 4 x Crane (Centerline) SWL 30 tons. Grab Fitted.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50MC-C8.2 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 9,480mkW total at 127rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Wartsila 4-stroke 4L20 – 4-stroke 4-cyl. 200mm x 280mm bore/stroke 2,040mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 1,935ekW total, (2,419kVA total) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Doosan AD136TIS – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 111mm x 139mm bore/stroke 138mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 99ekW total, (124kVA total) at 60Hz.

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), Wuhan Heavy, 127rpm.

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge as entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge as entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge as entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge as entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) entering the Upper New York Harbor. Fort Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) entering the Upper New York Harbor. The Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) entering the Upper New York Harbor. The Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) entering the Upper New York Harbor. The Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) entering the Upper New York Harbor. The Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) entering the Upper New York Harbor. The Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Supramax Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Genco Rhone’ (58,000-dwt, 2011-blt at Sinopacific Dayang) entering the Upper New York Harbor. The Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. 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.

Images of Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’

Images of MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ Entering the New York Harbor
Neo-panamax Containership of 8,500 TEU, built in 2007 in Japan

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Maersk Singapore. Call Sign 9V5242, IMO Number 9308649. Built at I.H.I. (Kure), Singapore Flagged, China Classed, Length Overall of 335.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 319.20 m., Draught of 13.50 m., Moulded Depth of 24.40 m., Beam of 42.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 94,725, Tonnage of 50,680 International Net, and 96,000 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Bank of Communications Financial Leasing, China P.R. Vessel Manager: A.P. Moller Singapore Pte Ltd.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 8,500 Total, 6,100 Homogeneous and 1,400 Reefer, Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, but is not able to transit the old locks.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Sulzer 12RT-flex96C – 2-stroke 12-cyl. 960mm x2500mm bore/stroke 61,900mkW total at 94rpm.

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 94rpm.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: No Cargo Gear.

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed in the Upper New York Harbor against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed in the Upper New York Harbor against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed in the Upper New York Harbor against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed in the Upper New York Harbor against the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed in the Upper New York Harbor against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed in the Upper New York Harbor against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed in the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed in the Upper New York Harbor; the Statue of Liberty visible to the left. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘Maersk Singapore’ (8,500-teu built in 2007 at I.H.I. (Kure)) photographed in the Upper New York Harbor; the Statue of Liberty is visible to the right. 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.

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.

© 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.

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.

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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.