Images of Ferry MV ‘Hjaltland’ departing the Aberdeen Harbour
Passenger / Car Ferry 1,200 Passengers, built 2002
VESSEL’S IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Hjaltland. Call Sign VSTY8, IMO Number 9244958, Hull Number 438 Built at Aker Finnyards delivered in Aug 2002, United Kingdom Flagged, DNV GL Classed, P&I insurance with Steamship Mutual P&I, Length Overall of 125.00 m., Moulded Depth of 8.00 m.,, Length Between Perpendiculars of 119.00 m., Draught of 5.40 m., Beam of 19.50 m., Gross Tonnage of 11,720, Tonnage of 3,757 International Net and 1,802 Dwt (long). MaK Engine, Speed of 24.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Horsepower of 29,348, Power Type: Diesel 4-Stroke.
VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: NorthLink Orkney & Shetland Ferries Ltd., United Kingdom/ Technical Manager: Serco Group plc, United Kingdom. Operator: NorthLink Orkney & Shetland Ferries Ltd., United Kingdom. Registered Owner: Northern Isles Ferries Ltd.
VESSEL’S SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 149 Cars, Lane Length of 450.00 m., 1 Bow Ramp(s), 1 Stern Ramp(s). Total number of Passengers 1,200, 117 Passenger Cabins. 2 CP Propellors, 2 Bow Thruster(s).
POWER & PROPULSION
MAIN ENGINE: 4 x Diesel – MaK 6M43 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 430mm x610mm bore/stroke 21,600mkW total at 514rpm.
AUXILIARY: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MaK 8M20 – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 200mm x 300mm bore/stroke 3,040mkW total at 900rpm driving 2 x ac generator(s) at 60Hz.
OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT: 2 x Shaft Generator (PTO) ac.
PROPULSOR 2 x CP Propeller (Aft) (mechanical), KaMeWa 132X F5/4.
POS, PROPULSOR: 2 x CP Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), KaMeWa TT2000, 335rpm ac.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 2 x Gearbox, Engine – Lohmann & Stoltertf. GVL 1780. 2 x Screw Shaft. 2 x Steering Gear.
EMERGENCY: 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Agco Sisu4-stroke driving 1 x ac generator(s).
SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 65 mil contracted in January 2001.
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