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.
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