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

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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 High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ entering the Port of Piraeus

Images of Ro-Pax / High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ in Piraeus
Ro-Ro / Passenger 2,200 Passengers, built 2000

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Call Sign SYQO, IMO Number 9204063. Built at Fincantieri Sestri, Greece Flagged, RINA Classed, Length Overall of 210.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 191.20 m., Draught of 7.30 m., Beam of 26.40 m., Moulded Depth of 15.67 m., Tonnage of 15,806 International Net, 2,711 Light Displacement and 5,406 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 24,000, Wartsila 4-stroke Engine, Speed of 29.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 91360, Bunker Capacity of 1,000 tonnes.

VESSEL OWNERS / MANAGERS: Minoan Lines Shipping S.A., Greece. Minoan Lines Shipping S.A. is a subsidary of Grimaldi Group.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 600 Cars, 97 Trailers, Lane Length of 1,550.00 m., 1 Side(s) Door/Ramp(s) with a Length of 14.00 m. and a width of 3.20 m., 1 Stern(p) Ramp(s) with a Length of 15.00 m. and a width of 6.50 m., 1 Stern(s) Ramp(s) with a Length of 15.00 m. and a width of 6.50 m.. Total number of Passengers 2,200, 230 Passenger Cabins, 760 Passenger Berths.

MAIN ENGINE: 4 x Diesel – Wartsila 4-stroke 16V46C – 4-stroke 16-cyl. 460mm x580mm bore/stroke 67,195mkW total at 514rpm.

Vessel description on Owner’s website: http://www.minoan.gr/en/ships/406/hsf-knossos-palace  Images of the Vessel from 2014 had also been posted on our blog at MV ‘Knossos Palace’, June 2014.


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Portside view of the bow of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the bow of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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The house flag of Minoan Lines, shipowner of High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the bow and the bulbous bow of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the bow and the bulbous bow of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the bow and the bulbous bow of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Portside view of the High Speed Ferry MV ‘Knossos Palace’ (2,200 pax, built at Fincantieri in 2000) entering the Port of Piraeus. 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.