Images of Cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg

Images of MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg
Cruiseship of 1,265 Berths; delivered in 2002 at Aker MTW Werft                                             
VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was AIDAvita. Call Sign IBNP, IMO Number 9221554. Moulded Depth of 11.55 m., Tonnage of 20,875 International Net and 4,165 Dwt (long). Built at Aker MTW Werft, Double Bottom Hull, Italy Flagged, DNV GL Classed, P&I insurance with UK P&I Club, Length Overall of 202.85 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 182.00 m., Draught of 6.30 m., Beam of 28.10 m., Gross Tonnage of 42,290, Wartsila 4-stroke Engine, Speed of 21.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Bunker Capacity of 1,260 tonnes.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Aida Cruises Ltd, Germany. Aida Cruises Ltd is a subsidIary of Carnival Corporation & plc. Registered Owner: Costa Crociere S.P.A.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 1,580, 635 Passenger Cabins, 1265 Passenger Berths, 9 Passenger Decks, 418 Crew. Vessel was reportedly had a newbuilding cost of US$ 190 mil in 1999. Sistership vessel is MS ‘AIDAaura’.

MAIN ENGINE: 2 x Diesel Gen – Wartsila 4-stroke 12V38B – 4-stroke 12-cyl. 380mm x 475mm bore/stroke 17,400mkW total at 600rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 17,812ekW total, (22,266kVA total) 6600V.

AUXILIARY: 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Wartsila 4-stroke 8L38B – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 380mm x 475mm bore/stroke 5,800mkW total at 600rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 5,941ekW total, (7,427kVA total) 6600V, 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Wartsila 4-stroke 6L38B – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 380mm x 475mm bore/stroke 4,350mkW total at 600rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 4,179ekW total, (5,224kVA total) 6600V, 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke 680mkW total driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 544ekW total, (680kVA total) 440V.

PROPULSION: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (electric), Rolls-Royce, 152rpm, Ø4.50m at 18,800ekW total, 6600V AC. 2 fixed pitch Propellors, 2 Bow Thruster(s) of 2400.00, 2 Stern Thruster(s) of 1400.00.

Images of more AIDA cruiseships posted on our blog:                                                 Images of MS ‘AIDAbella’ departing the Port of New York in September 2014, photographed against Statue of Liberty.

Images of MS ‘AIDAluna’ departing the Port of Hamburg in May 2014.

Images of MS ‘AIDAsol’ departing the Port of Hamburg in May 2017.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Delivered in 2002 by AKER MTW Werft, 1,265-berth cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ departing the Port of Hamburg on a rainy May afternoon. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Deckplans of cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ as per company’s website.

Deckplans of cruiseship MS ‘AIDAvita’ as per company’s website.


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MT ‘AEGEAN VIII’

Images of Bunkering Tanker MT ‘AEGEAN VIII’ (Ex: Alacrity)
2,973 DWT, Product Carrier, Built 1990

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Alacrity. Call Sign SXKO, IMO Number 8817576. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 6.61 m., Lightship air draft of 20.10 m., Keel to mast air draft of 23.90 m., Tonnage of 927 International Net and 2,926 Dwt (long). Built at Richards S.B., Greece Flagged, BV Classed, Length Overall of 79.95 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 74.90 m., Draught of 5.61 m., Beam of 14.57 m., 9.26 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 1,930. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 4 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6RK270, 1 Variable pitch Propellor, Bow Thruster. Ruston Engine, Speed of 12.50 kts, Marine Diesel Oil, Horsepower of 2000, Bunker Capacity of 115 tonnes.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Aegean Bunkering Services Inc; Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (AMPNI).

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 3,261 cu.m. and 20,000 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 5 Pumps with a total Capacity of 1,750 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heat Exchangers, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 60 degrees Celsius. 5 Cargo Separations, 10 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 3,261 cu.m., 5 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 8 inches, Manifold height above deck of 1.30 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 35.00 m., 5 Deepwell Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 1,750 t/hr, S/Steel cargo lines. Ballast Capacity of 1,239 tonnes, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Vapour Return Ashore.


 

MT AEGEAN VIII_1

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_2

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_3

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_4

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_5

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_6

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_7

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_8

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_9

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_10

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_11

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_12 w COSTA PACIFICA

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Here, bunkering the cruiseship MV ‘Costa Pacifica’. Karatzas Photographie Maritime


 

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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 ‘COSTA PACIFICA’

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘COSTA PACIFICA’
3,780 Berths, Cruise Vessel, Built 2009

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Costa Pacifica. Call Sign ICJA, IMO Number 9378498. Built at Fincantieri Sestri, Italy Flagged, RINA Classed, Length Overall of 290.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 247.40 m., Draught of 8.00 m., Beam of 42.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 114,141, Moulded Depth of 14.18 m., Tonnage of 87,300 International Net and 9,842 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 4 S.A. 12-cyl., Engine Model 12V46C, Wartsila Engine, Speed of 21.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil. 4 Bow Thruster(s), 2 Stern Thruster(s).

OWNER MANAGER DETAILS: Costa Crociere S.p.A.; website: http://www.costacruises.com.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 3,780, 1504 Passenger Cabins, 3780 Passenger Berths, 13 Passenger Decks, 1110 Crew.


 

MV COSTA PACIFICA 1

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 2

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 3

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 4

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 5

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 6

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 7

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 8

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 9

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 10

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 11

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MV COSTA PACIFICA 12

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

 

MV COSTA PACIFICA 13

Built in 2009 by Fincantieri, 3,800-berth cruiseship ‘Costa Pacifica’ in Port of Piraeus in October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime


 

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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 ‘COSTA MAGICA’ (Part II)

Images of Cruiseship MV ‘COSTA MAGICA’                                                                   (2,720 Berths, Cruise Vessel, Built 2004)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Costa Magica. Call Sign IBQQ, IMO Number 9239795. Built at Fincantieri Sestri, Italy Flagged, RINA Classed, Length Overall of 272.20 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 230.00 m., Draught of 8.20 m., Beam of 35.50 m., Gross Tonnage of 101,350, Moulded Depth of 23.10 m., Tonnage of 9,703 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 4 S.A. 16-cyl., Engine Model 16ZAV40S Sulzer Engine, Speed of 20.00 kts, Horsepower of 86,142B at 510. 2 fixed pitch Propellors.

OWNERS / MANAGERS: Costa Crociere S.p.A., Italy, company website: http://www.costacruises.com. Vessel description on company website can be found here!

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Total number of Passengers 3,470, 1358 Passenger Cabins, 2720 Passenger Berths, 13 Passenger Decks, 1068 Crew.

More images of the Ship’s port call to Piraeus in June 2014 can be found in previous posting by clicking here!


 

MV COSTA MAGICA 1

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 2

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 3

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 4

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 5

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 6

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 7

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 8

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 9

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 10

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 11

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus http://www.karatzas.com

 

MV COSTA MAGICA 12

Cruiseship ‘Costa Magica’ (2,700-berths, built in 2004 at Fincantieri) calling the Port of Piraeus 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.