Images of MV ‘Paris JR’ Entering the Port of Piraeus

Images of MV ‘Paris JR’ (Ex: HC Maria) in the Port of Piraeus 
Fully Cellular, Feeder Containership of 1,129 TEU, built in 1996

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Call Sign 9HYR9, IMO Number 9108398. Ex-names are HC Maria, Delmas Anemone, Saturn, Delmas Anemone, Saturn, TMM Leon, CMBT Endurance, Saturn. Launch Name was Saturn. Built at Stocznia Gdynia, Malta Flagged, BV Classed, Ice Strengthened ICE Class, Length Overall of 158.75 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 145.00 m., Draught of 10.10 m., Beam of 24.20 m., 32.40 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 14,241, Tonnage of 6,255 International Net, 6,810 Light Displacement and 18,110 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Goldenport Shipmanagement Ltd, Greece.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Total TEU Capacity of 1,129 Total, 848 Homogeneous and 304 Reefer (152 x Sockets, Reefer), 4 Holds, 8 Hatches, Maximum Teu of 436 in the Holds and 693 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 45 tonnes.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50MC Mk4 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x1910mm bore/stroke 10,010mkW total at 127rpm.

AUXILIARY ENGINES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke 2,789mkW total driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 2,640ekW total, (3,300kVA total) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 160ekW total, (200kVA total).

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 127rpm. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 590ekW total AC.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding price of US$ 21.85 mil in 1994. Sold to Clients of Hanse Capital in 2005 as part of a en bloc sale. Sold to present owners in 2011 for US$ 4.9 mil.

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Starboard bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Starboard bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Starboard view of the accommodation. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Feeder Containership MV ‘Paris JR’ (1,120-TEU built in 1996 in Poland) entering the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Starboard view of the stern. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panoramic view of the Port of Piraeus, Container Terminal. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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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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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 Wave Piercing Catamaran MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ Entering the Port of Piraeus

Images of MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ Entering the Port of Piraeus
Catamaran Passenger / Car High-speed Craft, 800 Passengers, built in 1997

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Ex-names are Condor Vitesse, Incat 044. Call Sign 5BFR4, IMO Number 9151008. Built at Incat Tasmania, Cyprus Flagged, Length Overall of 86.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 71.80 m., Draught of 3.60 m., Moulded Depth of 4.10 m., Beam of 26.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 5,007, Tonnage of 2,002 International Net and 344 Dwt (long). Additional info on the Vessel from Wikipedia at HSC Champion Jet 1. Vessel’s General Arrangement Plan can be accessed here. General Specification Sheet for 89 meter Incat Wave Piercing Catamaran can be found here. 

VESSEL OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Seajets Catamaran, Greece. Principal: Marios Iliopoulos.

OTHER DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 200 Cars, 1 Stern(p) Ramp(s), 1 Stern(s) Ramp(s). Total number of Passengers 800.

MAIN ENGINE: 4 x Diesel – Ruston 20RK270 – 4-stroke 20-cyl. 270mm x305mm bore/stroke 28,302mkW total at 1,032rpm. Ruston Engine, Speed of 40.00 kts, Horsepower of 38,480.

PROPULSION: 4 x Waterjet (Aft) (mechanical).

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported sold to Clients of Seajets on 15 January 2015 as part of a enbloc sale. Newbuilding cost reported £ 23 million. Reportedly sold to her present owners in 2015 at €4.5 millions.

INTENDED TRADE: Daily departure from Port of Piraeus with Mykonos, Naxos, Santorini, with sistership vessel MS ‘Champion Jet 2’.


High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

High speed craft, Incat 86 wave piercing catamaran with 40 knots service speed MS ‘Champion Jet 1’ (appr. 800 pax and 200 cars), entering the Port of Piraues. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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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 Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus

Cruiseship MS ’Norwegian Star’ exiting the Port of Piraeus (in reverse)
2,348 Berths Cruiseship, built in 2001 at Meyer Werft, Germany                                                 
VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Norwegian Star II. Call Sign C6FR3, IMO Number 9195157. Dawn Class (only sistership vessel is MS ’Norwegian Dawn’.)

VESSEL OWNERS’ DETAILS: Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Norwegian is a publicly traded company with 44% publicly listed on NASDAQ, with major shareholders including Genting Group (28%), Apollo Global Management (20%), and TPG Capital (8%).

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Total number of Passengers 2,600, 1120 Passenger Cabins, 2348 Passenger Berths, 11 Passenger Decks, 1,060 Crew.

Built at Meyer Werft, Bahamas Flagged, P&I insurance with Steamship Mutual P&I, Length Overall of 294.15 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 264.80 m., Draught of 8.20 m., Moulded Depth of 11.50 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Tonnage of 61,090 International Net and 7,380 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 91,740.

MAIN ENGINE: 4 x Diesel Gen – MAN Diesel & Turbo 14V48/60 – 4-stroke 14-cyl. 480mm x 600mm bore/stroke 58,800mkW total at 514rpm driving 5 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz. Speed of 24.60 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil.

AUXILIARY: 1 x Emergency Gen – Cummins KTA50-M2 – 4-stroke 16-cyl. 159mm x 159mm bore/stroke 1,492mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s).

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 2 Azimuth Propellors, 3 Bow Thruster(s). Pod (Aft) (electric), ABB Azipod™ VO2300 at 39,000ekW total AC. 3 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Brunvoll FU 100LN-2750, Ø2.75m AC.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Vessel was originally ordered by Star Cruises in 1999 at reportedly US$ 380 mil. While under construction, Star Cruises acquired NCL. Additional info on vessel can be found on Wiki under the entry ‘Norwegian Star’ and on the shipowners’s website by clicking here.


Previously posted on our blog images of NCL cruiseships can be found herebelow:
Images of Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ Departing New York Harbor, April 2017
Images of Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Gem’ Departing New York Harbor, March 2017
Images of Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ departing New York City, October 2015
Images of Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ departing New York City, August 2014.


Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Cruiseship MS ‘Norwegian Star’ departing the Port of Piraeus (moving in reverse) under the Aegean sun of a glorious summer afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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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 Sailing Yacht ‘Wind Star’ in the Port of Piraeus

 

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Images of Feedership Containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ in the Port of Piraeus

MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ (Ex-name: AFL New England)
700-teu Fully Cellular Containership, built in 1996                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are AFL New England, Hohesand, Hohebank, Susan Borchard, Pentland. Launch Name was Hohebank. Call Sign 5BSJ3, IMO Number 9134153. Built at J. J. Sietas, Cyprus Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E Class. Length Overall of 121.35 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 114.90 m., Draught of 6.70 m., Beam of 18.20 m., Moulded Depth of 8.30 m., Tonnage of 3,999 International Net and 7,110 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 6,360, Design S160 Feeder by JJ Sietas, MAN Diesel & Turbo Engine, Speed of 16.50 kts at 23.00 tonnes per day, Horsepower of 7,100.

VESSEL OWNERS: Mestex Shipping & Trading Ltd. Operators are Blue Ice Navigation.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 700 Total, 380 Homogeneous and 200 Reefer, 4 Holds, 3 Hatches. 100 x Sockets, Reefer, No Cargo Gear.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN Diesel & Turbo 8L40/54 – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 400mm x540mm bore/stroke 5,222mkW total at 550rpm.

AUXILIARY: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Caterpillar 3408-DITA – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 137mm x 152mm bore/stroke 640mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s), 1 x Emergency Gen – Caterpillar 3304-DIT – 4-stroke 4-cyl. 120mm x 152mm bore/stroke 80mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s).

PROPULSOR: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 188rpm. 1 Variable Pitch Propellor.

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Too much smoking in Greece. Gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ in the background getting ready for docking in the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Heavy smokers in the Port of Piraeus. Hopefully one day will manage to get up with higher fuel standards. Gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ getting docked in Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ pushed against the dock by harbor tug. Image credit: Karatzas Images

© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

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 MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ in the Port of Piraeus

Refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ (Ex: B Gas Ettrick)                             LPG Carrier, 3,200 cu.m., built at Richards S.B. in 1991

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are ‘B Gas Ettrick’, ‘Sigas Ettrick’, ‘Ettrick’. Call Sign 9HIZ9, IMO Number 9008512. Built at Richards S.B., Malta Flagged, BV Classed, Ice Strengthened 1B Class, Length Overall of 88.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 82.50 m., Draught of 6.00 m., Beam of 14.80 m., 11.30. Moulded Depth of 7.40 m., Tonnage of 907 International Net and 3,560 Dwt (long), Cargo Capacity of 3,090 tonnes Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 3,020, Wartsila 4-stroke Engine, Speed of 14.00 kts at 12.00 tonnes per day, Horsepower of 3565.

SHIPOWNERS / VESSEL’S MANAGERS: Anco Ltd, Greece.

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Cargo Capacity of 3,200 cu.m., Primary Cargo is VCM, Vessel can carry anhydrous ammonia, 4 Gas Connections, 2 Liquid Connections, Vapour Return Line, 2 Cylindrical horizontal Semi-refrigerated tank(s), Minimum tank temperature of -48 degrees Celsius, Maximum tank pressure of 7.50 kilogrammes force per square centimeter (absolute), 2 Deepwell Pump(s), 1 Booster Pump(s). 2 Reliquefaction units, 2 Compressors, Total rating of Reliquefaction units is 120,000 kilocalories per hour at minimum temperature, Maximum discharge capability of 540 cu.m./hr, Pressurised storage load/discharge, Vacuum draw of 50%, Distance from bow to centre manifold is 41.00 m., Distance of cargo manifold inboard from ship’s rail is 3 m., Height of cargo manifold above loaded waterline is 5 m.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Wartsila 4-stroke 8R32LN – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 320mm x350mm bore/stroke 2,625mkW total at 750rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke 1,037mkW total driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 936ekW total, (1,170kVA total) 440V at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke 346mkW total driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 312ekW total, (390kVA total) 440V at 60Hz.


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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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