Images of Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ Entering the Majuro Lagoon

MV ‘Hikari 1’ Entering the Majuro Lagoon, Marshall Islands
Reefer Fish Carrier, 199,900 cu.ft., built in 2003

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are Fuji 1, Fuji. Launch Name was Fuji. Call Sign YJVY7, IMO Number 9293313. Built at Kyokuyo Shipyard, Vanuatu Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 120.75 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 112.90 m., Draught of 6.90 m., Moulded Depth of 10.00 m.,, Beam of 16.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 4,520, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 5,300, Bunker Capacity of 1,182 Unspec.  Additional description of the Vessel from the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission can be found here.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Kyoei Kaiun Kaisha Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Reefer Capacities of 5,660 cu.m. and 199,900 cu.ft., 4 Holds, 4 Hatches, Minimum Temperature of -50 degrees Celsius, 8 Derrick(s) with a safe working load of 5 tonnes SWL.

MAIN ENGINES & PROPULSION: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6L35MC6.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 350mm x1050mm bore/stroke 3,900mkW total at 193rpm. 1 x Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 193rpm.

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands – seen here in the background – for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands – seen here in the background – for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands – for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Seen here among tuna purse seiner fishing vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ in the Houston Ship Channel

MT ‘Petalouda’ Sailing Downstream in Houston Ship Channel
Petroleum Products Tanker 47,500 DWT Built in 2008 at Onomichi

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Petalouda. Handy Tanker, Call Sign C6WV3, IMO Number 9367669. Built at Onomichi Dockyard, Double Hull, Bahamas Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 182.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 172.00 m., Draught of 12.60 m., Moulded Depth of 18.10 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 50.30 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 26,915, Tonnage of 22,373 Panama Canal Net, 29,165 Suez Canal Net, 13,704 International Net and 46,575 Dwt (long). Design Onomichi 47K Product Tanker by Onomichi, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.30 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 11,660, Bunker Capacity of 1,510 IFO 380.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Samos Steamship Co., Greece.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 50,550 cu.m. and 317,875 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 8 Tanks, 4 Pumps with a total Capacity of 4,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 75 degrees Celsius.

MAIN ENGINE & PROPULSION: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50MC6.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x1910mm bore/stroke 8,574mkW total at 127rpm. 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), Nakashima, 127rpm.

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation structure and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation structure and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation structure and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation structure and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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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 Car-Carrier Vessel MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ in New York Harbor

Images of Car-Carrier Vessel MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ with Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge
Pure Car-Carrier (PCC) Vessel 6,400-ceu, built in 2002 at Shin Kurushima

VESSEL’S DESCRIPTION & IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Grand Pioneer. Call Sign HOBN, IMO Number 9247572. Built at Shin Kurushima, Panama Flagged, Korean Classed, Length Overall of 199.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 192.85 m., Draught of 9.60 m., Moulded Depth of 14.60 m., Beam of 32.25 m., Gross Tonnage of 58,945, Tonnage of 17,685 International Net and 18,818 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: Cido Shipping (HK) Co Ltd, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.  Technical Manager: Cido Shipping (Korea) Ltd, South Korea. Registered Owner: Dynamic Carrier Shipping S.A.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 6,400 Cars, 13 Vehicle Decks, 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a maximum load of 150 tonnes, 2 Side Ramp(s) with a maximum load of 35 tonnes.

ENGINES & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 8UEC60LS – 2-stroke 8-cyl. 600mm x2200mm bore/stroke 14,161mkW total at 100rpm. Mitsubishi Engine, Speed of 20.75 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 19,253, Bunker Capacity of 1,757 IFO 380.

PROPULSOR: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 100rpm.

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Statue of Liberty (right corner). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Statue of Liberty (left corner). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Statue of Liberty (left corner). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with Brooklyn in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of American-flagged Vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ and the Statue of Liberty

Images of American-flagged Vessel MV ‘Green Cove’, One World Trade Center, Manhattan skyline, Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and the Statue of Liberty
Pure Car Carrier (PCC) Vessel, 5,980-ceu, built in 1999 in Japan

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Pegasus Leader. Ex-name is Pegasus Leader. Call Sign WDG5660, IMO Number 9181560. Built at Shin Kurushima, United States Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 199.93 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 190.00 m., Draught of 10.00 m., Moulded Depth of 15.25 m., Beam of 32.25 m., 54.40 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, , Tonnage of 17,270 International Net and 22,388 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 57,565.

VESSEL’S MANAGERS / OWNERS: Central Gulf Lines Inc, United States. Central Gulf Lines Inc was a subsidiary of International Shipholding Corp ISH with the latter filing for bankruptcy in 2016 – now part of the Seacor Holdings Inc. Technical Manager: LMS Shipmanagement Inc, United States.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 5,980 Cars, 12 Vehicle Decks, Lane Width of 8.00 m., 1 Stern Door/Ramp(s) with a Length of 40.00 m., a width of 13.50 m. and a maximum load of 150 tonnes, 1 Side Door/Ramp(s) with a Length of 20.00 m., a width of 4.20 m. and a maximum load of 30 tonnes, Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, and is also able to transit the old locks.

POWER, PROPULSION & NAVIGATION:
MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 8UEC60LS – 2-stroke 8-cyl. 600mm x2200mm bore/stroke 14,121mkW total at 100rpm.

AUXILIARY:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 3,300ekW total, (4,125kVA total).

PROPULSOR:  1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), 100rpm.

POS, PROPULSOR:  1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) AC.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract cost of US$45 mil in 1997.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here north of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here north of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge with partial view of Fort Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; aft and stern view detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; detail view of the bow and navigation bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here against One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here against One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MV “YM Express” with the Statue of Liberty

Images of MV “YM Express” Photographed with the Statue of Liberty
Fully-cellular “Panamax” Containership 4,660-teu built in 2015

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was YM Express. Intermediate Containership 3,000-5,999 TEU, Call Sign D5HJ4, IMO Number 9496628. Built at CSBC (Kaohsiung), Liberia Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 259.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 246.40 m., Draught of 11.80 m., Beam of 37.30 m., Gross Tonnage of 47,950, Tonnage of 41,604 Suez Canal Net, 20,411 International Net and 56,415 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp, Taiwan.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Total TEU Capacities of 4,660 Total, including 800 Reefer, 400 Reefer Plugs. Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, but is not able to transit the old locks. No Cargo Gear.

MAIN ENGINE & AUXILIARIES: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7K98MC6.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 35,140mkW total at 90rpm. 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Daihatsu 8DK-28 – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 280mm x 390mm bore/stroke 5,700mkW total at 720rpm driving 3 x Nishishiba NTAKL-VCP – AC generator(s) at 7,140ekW total, (8,925kVA total) at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), Mecklenburger, 90rpm. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Kawasaki KT-157B5, 1,160rpm.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 75 mil (originally ordered in 2008).

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Port Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Port Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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Images of MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ Departing New York Harbor

Images of MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ Photographed Against the Lower Manhattan Skyline
Containership/Ro-Ro Vessel (ConRo) 3,800-Teu, 5,270 Lane m. built in 2017

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Atlantic Sky. Call Sign 2JOM5, IMO Number 9670602. Built at Hudong Zhonghua, United Kingdom Flagged, ABS, RINA Classed, Ice Strengthened IC Class, Length Overall of 296.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 287.00 m., Draught of 11.50 m., Moulded Depth of 22.95 m., Beam of 37.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 100,430, Tonnage of 30,295 International Net and 54,946 Dwt (long). Knud E Hansen RoCon 1300C/3800TEU (G4 Class), WinGD Engine, Speed of 18.00 kts at 70.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 29,912.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Atlantic Container Line, United States. Atlantic Container Line is a subsidiary of Grimaldi Group.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 3,800 Teu and 400 Reefer, Maximum TEU of 1,032 in holds and 2,777 on deck, Vehicle Capacity of 1,307 Cars, 7 Vehicle Decks, Lane Length of 5,270.00 m., 1 Stern Ramp(s). Crew complement of 43 people.

MAIN ENGINE & AUXILLIARIES: 1 x Diesel – WinGD 8RT-flex68D – 2-stroke 8-cyl. 680mm x2720mm bore/stroke 22,000mkW total at 95rpm.  2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 3,980ekW total, (4,975kVA total), 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 5,270ekW total, (6,587.50kVA total).

PROPULSOR & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft) (mechanical). 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 3,500ekW total, 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Aft) (electric) at 1,750ekW total AC.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 85 million (August 2012.)

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Statue of Liberty and the Lower Manhattan in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan and the new World Trade Center tower in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil. Detail of the superstructure amidships with the company logo; the distinctive containers guides can be seen. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here approaching the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Rare type of vessel (“ConRo” as a combination of containership and RoRo vessel), MV ‘Atlantic Sky’ built in 2017 at a reported cost of $85 mil, seen here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge with post-panamax containership MV ‘VMA CGM Loire’ inbound. 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.