Images of MV ‘GSL Tianjin’ Entering the New York Harbor
Fully Cellular Containership, 8,000 TEU, built in 2005
VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Ex-name is OOCL Tianjin. Launch Name was OOCL Tianjin. Call Sign VRAR7, IMO Number 9285471, Hull Number 1485. Built at Samsung HI delivered in Mar 2005, Hong Kong Flagged, ABS Classed. Length Overall of 322.97 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 308.00 m., Moulded Depth of 24.60 m., Draught of 14.50 m., Beam of 42.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 89,097, Tonnage of 55,204 International Net and 97,946 Dwt (long). Design Samsung 8063 TEU by Samsung HI.
VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Global Ship Lease Inc, London, United Kingdom. Technical Manager: Anglo-Eastern Ship Management (HK) Ltd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Operator: CMA CGM SA, Marseille, France. Registered Owner: Global Ship Lease 20 Limited.
CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 8,063 Total, 6,275 Homogeneous and 1,420 Reefer, Ship is able to transit the neo-Panamax locks of the Panama Canal based on current official dimension restrictions, but is not able to transit the old locks. POWER-PLANT & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 12K98MC-C6.1 – 2-stroke 12-cyl. 980mm x2400mm bore/stroke 68,470mkW total at 104rpm.
AUXILIARY 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – 4-stroke driving 4 x Taiyo HEW 70C – AC generator(s) at 12,000ekW total, (15,000kVA total).
OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT 1 x Shaft Generator (PTO) – Taiyo SIGW 135C-18 at 3,000ekW total, AC.
PROPULSOR 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 104rpm.
CARGO EQUIPMENT 710 x Sockets, Reefer – .
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – Erma First Erma First at 1000cu.m/hr – 2020 installation year.
LIFTING EQUIPMENT No Cargo Gear.
SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 76 million in December 2002. Reported sold to Undisclosed interests in November 2014 for US$ 55 million.
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