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Images of Containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ Entering the New York Harbor

Images of MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ Entering the New York Harbor
Fully Cellular Containership, 8,000 TEU, built in 2005

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Ex-name is OOCL Tianjin. Launch Name was OOCL Tianjin. Call Sign VRAR7, IMO Number 9285471, Hull Number 1485. Built at Samsung HI delivered in Mar 2005, Hong Kong Flagged, ABS Classed. Length Overall of 322.97 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 308.00 m., Moulded Depth of 24.60 m., Draught of 14.50 m., Beam of 42.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 89,097, Tonnage of 55,204 International Net and 97,946 Dwt (long). Design Samsung 8063 TEU by Samsung HI.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Global Ship Lease Inc, London, United Kingdom. Technical Manager: Anglo-Eastern Ship Management (HK) Ltd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Operator: CMA CGM SA, Marseille, France. Registered Owner: Global Ship Lease 20 Limited.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 8,063 Total, 6,275 Homogeneous and 1,420 Reefer, Ship is able to transit the neo-Panamax locks of the Panama Canal based on current official dimension restrictions, but is not able to transit the old locks.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        POWER-PLANT & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 12K98MC-C6.1 – 2-stroke 12-cyl. 980mm x2400mm bore/stroke 68,470mkW total at 104rpm.
AUXILIARY 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – 4-stroke driving 4 x Taiyo HEW 70C – AC generator(s) at 12,000ekW total, (15,000kVA total).
OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT 1 x Shaft Generator (PTO) – Taiyo SIGW 135C-18 at 3,000ekW total, AC.
PROPULSOR 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 104rpm.
CARGO EQUIPMENT 710 x Sockets, Reefer – .
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – Erma First Erma First at 1000cu.m/hr – 2020 installation year.
LIFTING EQUIPMENT No Cargo Gear.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 76 million in December 2002. Reported sold to Undisclosed interests in November 2014 for US$ 55 million.

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; seen here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; detail of the aft section and the Moran harbor tug in attendance. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; detail of the Moran harbor tugs in attendance. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; seen here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; seen here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; seen here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Images of neo-panamax containership MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ entering the New York Harbor; seen here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of LPG Tanker MT ‘Gas Summit’ Sailing Upstream in the Houston Ship Channel

Images of Gas Carrier MT ‘Gas Summit’ in the Houston Ship Channel
LPG Carrier 84,000 cu.m., built in 2014 at at Hyundai HI (Ulsan)

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Gas Summit. Call Sign 3FAW3, IMO Number 9693549, Hull Number 2694. Built at Hyundai HI (Ulsan) delivered in Sep 2014, Panama Flagged, Korean Classed, Length Overall of 225.16 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 220.23 m., Draught of 12.02 m.,Moulded Depth of 22.20 m., Beam of 36.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 47,454, Tonnage of 18,265 International Net and 53,820 Dwt (long), Cargo Capacity of 50,654.00 tonnes. Design 225m LPG Carrier by Hyundai HI (Ulsan).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS; KSS Line Ltd, Seoul, South Korea.
Technical Manager: KSS Line Ltd, Seoul, South Korea.
Operator: KSS Line Ltd, Seoul, South Korea.

CARGO CARRYING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 84,000 cu.m., Primary Cargo is Butane, 4 Prismatic Fully Refrigerated tank(s), Minimum tank temperature of -50 degrees Celsius, Maximum tank pressure of 0.28 kilogrammes force per square centimeter. Maximum discharge capability of 4,800 cu.m./hr.

POWER & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C8.2 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 12,600mkW total at 92.70rpm.
AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – HHI-EMD (HiMSEN) 6H21/32 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 210mm x 320mm bore/stroke 3,600mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x Hyundai Electric HFC7 568-84K – AC generator(s) at 3,420ekW total, (4,275kVA total) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), HHI-EMD (HiMSEN), Ø7.40m.

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Detail amidships portside hull painting. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Detail of accommodation and chimney-stack. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of IMO II Max Tanker ‘Stena Impero’ in the Houston Ship Channel

Images of  MT ‘Stena Impero’ Sailing Upstream the Houston Ship Channel Chemical & Oil Carrier IMO O II Max Tanker, 50,000 DWT, built 2018

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Stena Impero. MR2 Tanker, Call Sign MBPR5, IMO Number 9797400, Hull Number 15121045.
Built at GSI Liwan delivered in Feb 2018, Double Hull, United Kingdom Flagged, LR Classed. Length Overall of 183.20 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 178.50 m., Draught of 12.90 m., Moulded Depth of 18.21 m., Beam of 32.26 m., 55.15 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 29,579, Tonnage of 24,807 Panama Canal Net, 29,499 Suez Canal Net, 14,210 International Net, 11,573 Light Displacement and 48,898 Dwt (long). Design IMOII MAX by CSSC Offshore Marine.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Stena Bulk AB, Gothenburg, Sweden.Stena Bulk AB is a group company of Stena AB. Technical Manager: Northern Marine Management Ltd, Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom. Operator: Stena Bulk AB, Gothenburg, Sweden

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 46,576 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 16 Tanks, 16 Pumps with a total Capacity of 6,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 2, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 80 degrees Celsius, 11 Cargo Separations.

POWER & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50ME-C9.5 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2214mm bore/stroke 10,680mkW total at 117rpm.
AUXILIARY 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MAN Energy Solutions 6L23/30H Mk.2 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 225mm x 300mm bore/stroke 3,840mkW total at 900rpm driving 4 x ac generator(s) at 3,640ekW total, (4,552kVA total) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 117rpm.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT 1 x Screw Shaft.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT 1 x Exhaust Scrubber – SOx – Shanghai Bluesoul BlueSulf – Open Loop – 2020 installation year. 2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – Qingdao Headway HMT-2000. 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – Qingdao Headway HMT-300.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 40 million in November 2015.

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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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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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: The purpose of this blog is for entertainment and information purposes. Vessel description(s), if any, is/are provided in good faith and believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Any vessel description(s) is/are provided for entertainment purposes only. We assume no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

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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

© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Images. All Rights Reserved.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: The purpose of this blog is for entertainment and information purposes. Vessel description(s), if any, is/are provided in good faith and believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Any vessel description(s) is/are provided for entertainment purposes only. We assume 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. To purchase rights or merchandise of high resolutions images and art presented here, please visit www.karatzas.nyc or email < info [at] BMKaratzas.com >. Thank you for the consideration.

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


To view additional images of the Nobska Light taken in the afternoon autumn sun, please visit our blog by clicking here!


To visit the official page of the Nobska Light, please visit the “Friends of Nobska Light”, please click here, and please consider DONATING to this 501(c)(3) non-profit organization!


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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Images of MV ‘Essen Express’ in New York Harbor

Images of MV ‘Essen Express’ in New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty
Neopanamax Containership 13,250 TEU built in 2013 (In Service)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Essen Express. Neo-Panamax Containership 12,000-14,999 TEU, Call Sign DCQP2, IMO Number 9501370, Hull Number 2246. Built at Hyundai HI (Ulsan) delivered in May 2013, Germany Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 366.52 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 350.00 m., Draught of 15.50 m., Moulded Depth of 29.00 m., Beam of 48.20 m., Tonnage of 60,481 International Net and 139,779 Dwt (long)., Gross Tonnage of 142,295, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 23.60 kts at 235.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Horsepower of 79,230.

OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Hapag-Lloyd Container Line GmbH and Hapag-Lloyd AG., Hamburg, Germany.

CARGO CAPACITY & HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 13,250 Total, 9,100 Homogeneous and 1,600 Reefer, Ship is too large to transit the neo-Panamax locks of the Panama Canal based on current official dimension restrictions.

POWER GENERATION & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 11K98ME7.2 – 2-stroke 11-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 58,274mkW total at 91rpm.
AUXILIARIES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 11,680ekW total, (14,600kVA total) 6600V. 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 2,934ekW total, (3,667kVA total) 6600V.
OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT: 1 x Shaft Generator (PTO) at 5,142ekW total, AC, 6600V.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 91rpm.
POS, PROPULSOR: 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 1,800ekW total AC.

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge; suezmax tanker MT ‘Pecos’ inbound; notice the starboard-to-starboard pass. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge; suezmax tanker MT ‘Pecos’ inbound; notice the starboard-to-starboard pass. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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