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

© 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.

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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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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 Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port of Piraeus

Images of Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port of Piraeus
4,616 Cars Pure Car Carrier, built in 2005

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Call Sign ICCK, IMO Number 9293272. Built at Uljanik Brod., Italy Flagged, RINA Classed, Length Overall of 176.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 165.00 m., Draught of 8.77 m., Beam of 31.10 m., Moulded Depth of 28.00 m., Tonnage of 13,843 International Net and 12,224 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 38,651, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 20.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 15027.

VESSEL OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Grimaldi Group,  Italy. Website:http://www.grimaldi.napoli.it.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Total Teu capacity of 100, Vehicle Capacity of 4,616 Cars, 256 Trailers, 11 Vehicle Decks, Lane Length of 3,000.00 m., 1 Stern Door/Ramp(s) with a maximum load of 100 tonnes, 1 Side(s) Door/Ramp(s).

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7S50MC-C8.1.
1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50MC-C8.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 11,060mkW total at 127rpm.


MV GRANDE DETROIT 1 BMK_5246 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 2 BMK_5259 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 3 BMK_5266 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 4 BMK_5310 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 5 BMK_5322 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 6 BMK_5332 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 7 BMK_5365 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 8 BMK_5377 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 9 BMK_5401 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 10 BMK_5412 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 11 BMK_5522 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV GRANDE DETROIT 12 BMK_5452 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Grande Detroit’ departing Port Piraeus. 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 MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departing Port of Piraeus

Images of Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departing the Port of Piraeus
3,500 Cars, Pure Car Carrier (PCC), built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo

VESSEL DETAILS: Call Sign SVBZ1, IMO Number 9668506. Built at Hyundai Mipo, Greece Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 169.55 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 158.00 m., Draught of 8.70 m., Beam of 28.00 m., Moulded Depth of 30.55 m., Tonnage of 11,280 International Net and 11,085 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 37,600, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 18.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 15,800.

VESSEL OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Neptune Lines Shipping & Managing Enterprises S.A., Greece. Website: http://www.neptunelines.com.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 3,500 Cars, Lane Length of 850.00 m., 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a Width of 7.00 m. and a maximum load of 120 tonnes, 1 Quarter Ramp(s).

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50ME-C8.2 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 11,620mkW total at 127rpm.

AUXILIARY  ENGINES: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Himsen 6H21/32 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 210mm x 320mm bore/stroke 2,100mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

PROPULSION:  1 x Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), Rolls-Royce, 127rpm.  2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) AC, 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Aft) (electric) AC.


MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 1 BMK_5535 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’, built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 2 BMK_5597 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’, built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 3 BMK_5566 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’, built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 4 BMK_5545 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’, built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 5 BMK_5593 @

Anthropomorphic bow bearing a blue-eye, the ‘Eye of the Sea’ possibly – as ‘Thalassa’ means ‘Sea’ in Greek. Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 6 BMK_5620 @

Anthropomorphic bow bearing a blue-eye, the ‘Eye of the Sea’ possibly – as ‘Thalassa’ means ‘Sea’ in Greek. Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 7 BMK_5711 @

Details of of house flag for MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’. Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 8 BMK_5718 @

Anthropomorphic bow bearing a blue-eye, the ‘Eye of the Sea’ possibly – as ‘Thalassa’ means ‘Sea’ in Greek. Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 9 BMK_5770 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’, built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 10 BMK_5781 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’, built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 11 BMK_5802 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’, built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 12 BMK_5630 @

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’, built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV NEPTUNE THALASSA 13 BMK_5610 @

Anthropomorphic bow bearing a blue-eye, the ‘Eye of the Sea’ possibly – as ‘Thalassa’ means ‘Sea’ in Greek. Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, 3000-ceu car carrier MV ‘Neptune Thalassa’ departs Port of Piraeus in November 2015. 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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MV ‘COUGAR ACE’

Infamous Car Carrier MV ’Cougar Ace’ entering the New York Harbor
6,400 Cars Pure Car Carrier Built 1993

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Cougar Ace. Call Sign 9VKE, IMO Number 9051375. Built at Kanasashi K.K., Singapore Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 199.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 190.00 m., Draught of 9.72 m., Beam of 32.26 m., Gross Tonnage of 55,328, Mitsubishi – Kobe Engine, Speed of 18.60 kts at 44.60 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 13500, Bunker Capacity of 2,158 tonnes.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Singapore Shipping Corporation Limited (SSC), Singapore; website: http://www.singaporeshipping.com.sg.

CARGO-HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 6,400 Cars, 12 Vehicle Decks, 2 Side Ramp(s) with a Length of 17.10 m. and a width of 4.00 m., 1 Quarter Ramp(s) with a Length of 30.70 m., a width of 5.50 m. and a maximum load of 51 tonnes.

DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 21.41 m., Tonnage of 17,224 International Net and 18,623 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7UEC60LS, 1 Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s). SAFETY AND OTHER DETAILS: Last known special survey in October 2008.
Equipment Details

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi – Kobe 7UEC60LS 2-stroke 7-cyl. 600mm x 2200mm bore/stroke – 9,929mkW total at 100rpm.

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

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

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: No Cargo Gear.

NB: Car Carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ had been front page news in the summer of 2006, when laden with 4,800 vehicles, mostly Mazdas, developed heavy listing to port during ballast water exchange. Almost ten years later, her portside shows considerable rusting on these pictures.


 

MV COUGAR ACE 1©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 2©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 3©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 4©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 5©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 6©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Downtown Manhattan skyline on the background. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 7©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Partial Downtown Manhattan skyline on the horizon; Statue of Liberty visible. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 8©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Statue of Liberty is visible in front of the ship’s bow. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 9©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 10©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Downtown Manhattan skyline in the background. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 11©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 12

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COUGAR ACE 13©

Infamous for capsizing in 2006 at Auletian Islands with 4,800 cars onboard, car carrier MV ‘Cougar Ace’ (6,400-ceu, Kanasashi K.K., 1993) entering the New York Harbor on a sunny August afternoon. Karatzas Photographie Maritime


© 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 posted on this blog are typically minimally processed gpeg images of lower resolution. Original images are typically shot in RAW format, which can be provided upon special request.

MV ‘HOEGH INCHON’

Images of Car Carrier MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (Ex: Maersk Tide)
4,347 Cars Pure Car Carrier Built 1997

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Maersk Tide. Launch Name was Maersk Tide. Call Sign 9VEC, IMO Number 9088249. Built at Hashihama Zosen, Singapore Flagged, LR Classed, Moulded Depth of 14.65 m., Tonnage of 13,265 International Net and 12,293 Dwt (long). Length Overall of 179.48 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 170.00 m., Draught of 8.75 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 44.30 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 44,219. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7S60MC6, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 19.90 kts at 47.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 19460, Bunker Capacity of 2,794 tonnes. 1 Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s).

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Hoegh Autoliners AS, Norway; website: http://www.hoegh.com.

CARGO HANDLING: 10 deck(s). Vehicle Capacity of 4,347 Cars, 10 Vehicle Decks, 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a Length of 12.50 m., a width of 7.00 m. and a maximum load of 80 tonnes, 2 Side Ramp(s).

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S60MC6 2-stroke 7-cyl. 600mm x 2292mm bore/stroke – 14,315mkW total at 105rpm.

AUXILIARY:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 3,510ekW total, (4,387.50kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR: 1 x Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 105rpm.

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

LIFTING EQUIPMENT:  No Cargo Gear.


 

MV HOEGH INCHON

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 2

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 3

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Starboard bow detail. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 4

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background, and anchored Jones Act tanker MT ‘Eagle Ford’ in the foreground. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 5

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 6

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 7

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Framed by the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 8

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 9

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 10

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Starboard stern detail with view of the quarter ramp. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 11

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MV HOEGH INCHON 12

Pure Car Carrier (PCC) MV ‘Hoegh Inchon’ (built at Hashihama Zosen, Japan, in 1997 with ten decks and ca. 4,400-ceu capacity) departing New York Harbor. Partial view of Fort Wadsworth. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.


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MV ‘GUARDIAN LEADER’

Images of Car Carrier Vessel MV ‘Guardian Leader’
(6,400 Cars Pure Car Carrier Built 2008)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Guardian Leader. Call Sign C6WZ2, IMO Number 9388716. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 19.98 m., Lightship air draft of 46.00 m., Tonnage of 21,037 International Net and 20,847 Dwt (long). Built at Stocznia Gdynia, Bahamas Flagged, DNV Classed, Ice Strengthened C Class, Length Overall of 199.98 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 187.91 m., Draught of 10.00 m., Beam of 32.26 m., Gross Tonnage of 57,692, ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7S60MC-C7.1, MAN B. & W. 1 fixed pitch Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s) of 1400.00  Engine, Speed of 20.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 21495, Bunker Capacity of 3,944 tonnes.
Company Details

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Ray Car Carriers Ltd (Ray Shipping); website: raycarcarriers.com.

CARGO HOLDING CAPACITY: Vehicle Capacity of 6,400 Cars, 13 Vehicle Decks, 1 Quarter Ramp(s) with a Width of 7.00 m. and a maximum load of 150 tonnes, 1 Side Ramp(s) with a Width of 5.00 m. and a maximum load of 22 tonnes.

MAIN ENGINE
1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S60MC-C7.1 2-stroke 7-cyl. 600mm x 2400mm bore/stroke – 15,820mkW total at 105rpm.

PROPULSION
1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 105rpm.
1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 1,400ekW total AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT
1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT
No Cargo Gear.


 

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 1

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 2

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 3

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 4

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 5

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 6

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 7

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 8

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 9

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 10

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 11

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV GUARDIAN LEADER 12

Built in 2008 at Stocznia Gdynia (Poland), 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Guardian Leader’ inbound in Port of Hamburg, March 2015; Karatzas Photographie Maritime


© 2013-2015 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.