Images of MV ‘Tracer’ downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg

Images of MV ‘Tracer’ downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg
Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lfit Vessel 8,200 DWT, built in 1999

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Tracer. Call Sign PHAC, IMO Number 9204702. Built at Zhonghua Shipyard, Netherlands Flagged, BV Classed, Ice Strengthened IC Class, P&I insurance with UK P&I Club, Length Overall of 100.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 94.80 m., Draught of 8.20 m., Beam of 20.40 m., 18.60 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 6,714, Confidence, Wartsila 4-stroke Engine, Speed of 16.00 kts at 28.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 10,600, Bunker Capacity of 768 tonnes.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGER DETAILS: BigLift Shipping BV, Netherlands.
BigLift Shipping BV is a subsidiary of Spliethoffs Bevrachtingskantoor BV.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 10,530 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 9,720 cu.m., 1 Holds, 1 Hatches, Teu Capacities of 371 Teu and 106 Reefer, Maximum Teu of 195 in the Holds and 176 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 275 tonnes each, 500 MT SWL when in twin mode, Heavy Lift. Vessel description for the TRA-Type vessels, as per Ship-manager’s website, can be found here!

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Wartsila 4-stroke 8L46B – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 460mm x580mm bore/stroke 7,794mkW total at 500rpm.

PROPULSION / POSITIONING: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical). 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 500ekW total AC.


Equally brightly colored MPP/Heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ from same Owner has been posted on our blog in March 2017. MV ‘Happy River’ is appr. 16,000 dwt (almost twice as big as MV ‘Tracer’ with cranes of 400 MT (twin mode) vs ‘only’ 275 MT for MV ‘Tracer’. These ships can carry indeed a heavy load!


Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Where all is taking place… big cranes of 275 MT SWL each (500 MT in twin mode), each located port and starboard side. Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Accommodation and Bridge. Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Bon Voyage! Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. 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.

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Images of MV ‘BBC Germany’ Downstream the Hudson River, New York

Heavy-Lift / Multi-purpose Vessel (MPP) MV ‘BBC Germany’ (Ex-name: Leda)         7,700 DWT Multi-Purpose/Heavy-Lift Cargo, built in 2004

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name Leda. Call Sign ZDKW7, IMO Number 9297096.Built at Tianjin Xingang HI, Gibraltar Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E Class, Length Overall of 119.80 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 113.50 m., Draught of 7.59 m., Beam of 20.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 7,004. Moulded Depth of 9.70 m., Tonnage of 3,375 International Net, 4,922 Light Displacement and 7,578 Dwt (long). Crew complement of 16 people, Bridge Position Aft.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Briese-Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG, Leer, Germany.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 10,700 cu.m., 2 Holds, 2 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 601, Maximum Teu of 238 in the Holds and 363 on Deck, 60 x Sockets, Reefer. 2 Crane(s) (Port) with a safe working load of 250 tonnes at 24m, (twin mode) Heavy Lift.


ENGINE DETAILS: 1 x Diesel – MaK 7M43, 4 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7M43, 1 Variable pitch Propellor, 430mm x610mm bore/stroke 6,297mkW total at 514rpm.
1 Bow Thruster(s) of 500.00, Shaft Generator 600. ,

PROPULSOR: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical).

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 500ekW total AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB), and the Little Red Lighthouse.  Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB), and the Little Red Lighthouse. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, crossing paths with an articulated tank-barge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Vessel description from Owner’s website.


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Images of MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream the Hudson River, New York

Images of MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream the Hudson River, New York
Multi-Purpose (MPP) / Heavylift Vessel 12,500 DWT, built 2016

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Industrial Skipper. Call Sign D5KR6, IMO Number 9741138. Built at Shandong Huanghai SB, Liberia Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 144.70 m., Beam of 22.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 10,600, Moulded Depth of 11.55 m., Tonnage of 12,303 Dwt (long). Design Odely 12000 MPP by Odely Marine, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 17.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 6525.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Jungerhans Maritime Services GmbH & Co KG, Germany. Vessel’s operators are Intermarine, in Houston, TX, USA. A press release from the Vessel’s managers at the time of the delivery from the shipbuilding in August 2016 can be accessed by clicking here.

CARGO HANDLING CAPACITIES: ‘Ecolift 500’ design; one hold, one hatch, 12,500 dwt, two heavy-lift cranes with combined capacity of 500T.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 5G45ME-C9.5 – 2-stroke 5-cyl. 450mm x2250mm bore/stroke 4,800mkW total at 111rpm.


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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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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.

MV ‘HAPPY RIVER’

Images of Heavylift Vessel MV ‘HAPPY RIVER’
16,050 DWT Multi-Purpose / HeavyLift Cargo Built 1997

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Happy River. Call Sign PCAW, IMO Number 9139294. Built at De Merwede, Netherlands Flagged, LR Classed, Ice Strengthened 1A Class, Length Overall of 138.04 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 127.14 m., Draught of 9.50 m., Beam of 22.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 10,990, Moulded Depth of 12.95 m., Keel to mast air draft of 42.50 m., Tonnage of 9,225 Panama Canal Net, 8,901 Suez Canal Net, 5,041 International Net, 5,398 Light Displacement and 15,796 Dwt (long). Engine Description 4 S.A. 9-cyl., Engine Model 9R46, 1 Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s) of 850.00 Wartsila Engine, Speed of 16.40 kts at 36.60 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 11758, Bunker Capacity of 1,240 tonnes.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: BigLift Shipping B.V., website: http://www.bigliftshipping.com.

CARGO HANDLING: Grain Capacity of 18,055 cu.m., Maximum TEU of 346 in holds and 695 on deck, Homogeneous TEU of 477, on the basis of all 20 ft containers weighing 14 tonnes, maximum hatch dimensions of 91.00 x 17.70 m., 2 deck(s), ratio of dwt per TEU is 15.41787. Grain Capacity of 18,055 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 17,863 cu.m., 1 Holds, 1 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 1,041, Maximum Teu of 346 in the Holds and 695 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 400 tonnes, Heavy Lift.

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – Wartsila 9R46 4-stroke 9-cyl. 460mm x 580mm bore/stroke – 8,648mkW total at 514rpm.

AUXILIARY:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 1,350ekW total, (1,687.50kVA total) 445V at 60Hz.

OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT:  1 x Shaft Generator (PTO) at 1,000ekW total, AC, 445V at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR:  1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), Lips.

POS, PROPULSOR:  1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Lips at 850ekW total AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT:  2 x Crane (Stbd.) 400 tons SWL at 29.00m. outreach (twin mode).

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com

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Brightly painted heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ (16,000 dwt, 2x400T cranes, 1997, built at De Merwede, The Netherlands) calling the Port of Hamburg in March 2015. http://www.karatzas.com


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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.

MV ‘OCEAN GIANT’

Images of American-flagged Heavylift / Multi-Purpose Vessel MV ‘OCEAN GIANT’
(19,350 DWT, Built in 2012 at Qingshan Shipyard)

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is HHL Antwerp. Launch Name was Beluga Possession. Call Sign WDG4379, IMO Number 9437335. Built at Qingshan Shipyard, United States Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 166.25 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 156.00 m., Draught of 9.80 m., Beam of 22.90 m., Gross Tonnage of 15,377, Moulded Depth of 13.90 m., Keel to mast air draft of 45.62 m., Tonnage of 12,884 Panama Canal Net, 5,722 International Net and 19,044 Dwt (long). Engine Description 4 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7L58/64 MAN Engine, Speed of 14.00 kts at 29.50 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 13315, Bunker Capacity of 1,570 tonnes. 1 Variable pitch Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s)

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Intermarine LLC; company website: http://www.intermarineusa.com.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 23,959 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 23,600 cu.m., 2 Holds, 2 Hatches, Teu Capacities of 1,031 Teu and 100 Reefer, Maximum Teu of 487 in the Holds and 544 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 400 tonnes, 1 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 120 tonnes, Heavy Lift. Shaft Generator 1550 kW. CARGO HANDLING: Grain Capacity of 23,959 cu.m., Maximum TEU of 487 in holds and 544 on deck, Homogeneous TEU of 779, on the basis of all 20 ft containers weighing 14 tonnes, maximum hatch dimensions of 86.50 x 18.00 m., clear deck height of 13.80 m., ratio of dwt per TEU is 18.76819. Crew complement of 27 people, Bridge Position Aft.


 

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. Going under Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 9

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in background. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 10

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 11

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. Downtown Manhattan skyine in the background. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. Passing the Statue of Liberty. http://www.karatzas.com


© 2013-2014 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.

MV ‘BBC MAINE’

Images of Heavylift / Multi-Purpose Vessel MV ‘BBC MAINE’                                   (12,780 DWT, Built in 2007 at Taizhou Sanfu)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was BBC Maine. Call Sign V2CN8, IMO Number 9357200. Built at Taizhou Sanfu, Antigua & Barbuda Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 138.07 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 130.00 m., Draught of 7.98 m., Beam of 21.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 9,620, Moulded Depth of 11.00 m., Tonnage of 4,270 International Net, 5,180 Light Displacement. Engine Description 4 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6M43 MaK Engine, Speed of 15.00 kts at 26.00 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 7337. 1 Variable Pitch Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s), Shaft Generator 700 kW.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: W. Bockstiegel Reederei GmbH & Co. KG; company website: http://www.reederei-bockstiegel.de.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 15,952 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 14,856 cu.m., 3 Holds, 3 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 665, Maximum Teu of 334 in the Holds and 331 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 150 tonnes, Heavy Lift. Grain Capacity of 15,952 cu.m., Maximum TEU of 334 in holds and 331 on deck, Homogeneous TEU of 528, on the basis of all 20 ft containers weighing 14 tonnes, maximum hatch dimensions of 25.50 x 17.50 m., 2 deck(s), ratio of dwt per TEU is 19.21805. Crew complement of 20 people, Bridge Position Aft.


 

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor.  Statue of Liberty in the background. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavylift / MPP Vessel MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,700 dwt, built n 2007 in Taizhou Sanfu, China, cranes 2x150T) departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com


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MV ‘STATENGRACHT’

MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, Multi-Purpose/Heavy Lift Cargo, Built 2004)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Statengracht. Call Sign PHAQ, IMO Number 9288045. Built at Szczecin. Nowa, Netherlands Flagged, LR Classed, Ice Strengthened 1A Class, Length Overall of 172.60 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 156.50 m., Draught of 10.74 m., Beam of 25.30 m., Gross Tonnage of 16,676, Moulded Depth of 14.60 m., Tonnage of 6,730 International Net and 20,914 Dwt (long).

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 4 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6L64, Wartsila Engine, Speed of 17.00 kts at 40.00 tonnes per day, Horsepower of 16,400B at 333, Bunker Capacity of 1,635 tonnes. 1 Variable Pitch Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s) of 850.00000, Shaft Generator 1250 kVA.

OWNERS / MANAGERS: Spliethoffs Bevrachtingskantoor B.V., The Netherlands, URL: http://www.spliethoff.com/.

CARGO HANDLING: Grain Capacity of 23,780 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 23,780 cu.m., 3 Holds, 4 Hatches, Teu Capacities of 1,136 Teu and 120 Reefer, Maximum TEU of 478 in holds and 658 on deck, maximum hatch dimensions of 38.39 x 17.80 m., 2 deck(s), ratio of dwt per TEU is 18.70599. 3 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 120 tonnes, Heavy Lift.


 

MV STATENGRACHT 1

Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

 

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.

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Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘STATENGRACHT’ (21,250 DWT, built in 2004 at Szczecin) March 2014 Port Call at Philadelphia, Delaware River, USA.


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.

© 2013-2014 Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER:  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.