Images of MV ‘Atlantic Venus’ Sailing under George Washington Bridge, in New York

Images of MV ‘Atlantic Venus’ Sailing Upstream the Hudson River
Handysize Bulker 33,700 DWT, Built in 2012 at Fukuoka, Japan

VESSEL DESCRIPTION & IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Atlantic Venus. Handysize Bulker, Call Sign 3FPN8, IMO Number 9628257. Built at Fukuoka SB, Panama Flagged, Length Overall of 179.90 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 172.88 m., Draught of 10.12 m., Moulded Depth of 14.40 m., Beam of 28.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 21,440, Tonnage of 11,189 International Net and 33,145 Dwt (long). Design Fukuoka 33.5K by Fukuoka SB, Mitsubishi Engine, Speed of 16.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 10,140, Bunker Capacity of 1,684 IFO 380.

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS DETAILS: Osaka Shipping Co Ltd, Osaka, Japan.

CARGO CAPACITY & CANDLING: 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, 4 Crane(s) (Centerline) with a safe working load of 30 tonnes (SWL), Grain Capacity of 43,520 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 42,700 cu.m..

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 6UEC45LSE – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 450mm x1840mm bore/stroke 7,470mkW total at 130rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Yanmar 6EY18ALW – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 180mm x 280mm bore/stroke 2,400mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Deutz TD914L06M – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 102mm x 125mm bore/stroke 99mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 130rpm.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Seen here against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Detail of the bow and fore section. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. The ceiling, sorry the sky, painted by Michelangelo! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Approaching the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. View of the stern, accommodation and superstructure; vessel high on the water. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York; under the George Washington Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Under the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York; under the George Washington Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Under the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York; under the George Washington Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Beyond the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of Ultramax Bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ Sailing Against the Manhattan Skyline

Images of MV ‘Elbabe’ Sailing Downstream Hudson River, New York
Ultramax Bulk Carrier 60,500 DWT, built in 2015 at Mitsui SB (Chiba)

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Elbabe. Supramax / Ultramax Bulker, Call Sign V7CX7, IMO Number 9725471. Built at Mitsui SB (Chiba), Marshall Islands Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 200.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 193.00 m., Draught of 12.95 m., Beam of 32.25 m., Gross Tonnage of 34,553, Moulded Depth of 18.50 m., Tonnage of 19,665 International Net and 59,485 Dwt (long). Design Mitsui Neo60 by Mitsui.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Niovis Shipping Co. S.A., Greece.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 76,120 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 72,800 cu.m. 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, 4 Crane(s) (Centerline) with a safe working load (SWL) of 30 tonnes

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50ME-B9.3 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2214mm bore/stroke 7,800mkW total at 99rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Daihatsu 6DE-18 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 185mm x 280mm bore/stroke 2,424mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Deutz TD914L06M – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 102mm x 125mm bore/stroke 99mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 99rpm.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) passing the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Stern and accommodation details. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Bow details. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Crane details (centerline-positioned, 4x30T SWL). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). 432 Park Avenue, Chrysler Building, New York Times Building and Empire State Building are clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). 432 Park Avenue and Chrysler Building are clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). Pipelaying vessel MV ‘Ariadne’ at work.  Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). 432 Park Avenue, Chrysler Building, New York Times Building and Empire State Building and World Trade Center are clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Modern, Japanese-built Ultramax bulker MV ‘Elbabe’ (60,000 dwt, 2015-built at Mitsui SB) sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline (Upper West). New York Times Building and World Trade are clearly visible. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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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 of MV ‘Global Vision’ Sailing under the George Washington Bridge

Images of MV ‘Global Vision’ Photographed Against the Manhattan Skyline
Supramax Dry Bulk Carrier, 57,800 DWT, built in 2014 at Tsuneishi Cebu

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Global Vision. Supramax Bulker, Call Sign H3ZR, IMO Number 9687758. Built at Tsuneishi Cebu, Panama Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 190.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 185.60 m., Draught of 12.85 m., Beam of 32.25 m., Gross Tonnage of 32,370, Moulded Depth of 18.00 m., Tonnage of 19,449 International Net and 56,922 Dwt (long). Design TESS58 by Tsuneishi.

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd. Japan. NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd. is a subsidiary of Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line).

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 72,655 cu.m.,Bale Capacity of 69,350 cu.m.. 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, Strengthened for Heavy Cargo, 4 Crane(s) (Centerline) with a safe working load (SWL) of 30 tonnes.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50MC-C7.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 8,480mkW total at 123rpm. MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.00 kts, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 11,530, Bunker Capacity of 2,350 tonnes.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Daihatsu 6DE-18 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 185mm x 280mm bore/stroke 2,424mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Gen – Deutz TD914L06M – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 102mm x 125mm bore/stroke 99mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 123rpm.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Stern and accommodation detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Dry bulk vessel MV ‘Spring Sunshine’ seen sailing upstream. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Brightly colored in the NYK corporate colors, supramax vessel MV ‘Global Vision’ pictured here sailing downstream on Hudson River under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and the Manhattan skyline. 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.

Images of MV ‘Mount Travers’ Sailing Upstream the Hudson River, New York

Images of MV ‘Mount Travers’ Sailing Upstream the Hudson River             Handysize Drybulk Vessel MV ‘Mount Travers’ (28,485 DWT, Imabari, built in 2002)

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Mount Travers. Handysize Bulker, Call Sign VRXP2, IMO Number 9263772. Built at Imabari SB (Imabari), Hong Kong Flagged, NKK Classed, P&I insurance with Standard Club P&I, Length Overall of 169.25 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 160.40 m., Draught of 10.10 m., Moulded Depth of 13.60 m., Beam of 27.20 m., 39.80 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 16,980, Tonnage of 14,195 Panama Canal Net, 15,880 Suez Canal Net, 10,499 International Net and 28,035 Dwt (long). Design IS 28K MK II by Imabari Shipbuilding Co, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 13.50 kts at 22.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 8808, Bunker Capacity of 1,380 tonnes.

VESSEL MANAGERS / OWNERS: Pacific Basin Shipping (HK) Ltd, Hong Kong.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 37,525 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 35,760 cu.m., Grab Fitted, Log Fitted, Hatch Dimensions are 4 @ 19.20 x 17.60 m., 1 @ 13.60 x 16.00 m.. Fore & aft hatches, Hydraulically operated, 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, Strengthened for Heavy Cargo, 4 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 30 tonnes,

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S42MC6.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 420mm x1764mm bore/stroke 6,480mkW total at 136rpm.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 136rpm.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: 4 x Crane (Centreline) SWL 30 tons (grab fitted).

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel MT ‘Mount Travers’ (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City and against the Manhattan skyline and heading to upstate New York (Albany) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City and against the Manhattan skyline and heading to upstate New York (Albany) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City and against the Manhattan skyline and heading to upstate New York (Albany) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City and against the Manhattan skyline and heading to upstate New York (Albany) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) photographed against ‘432 Park Avenue’ residential skyscraper in Manhattan. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City and against the Manhattan skyline and heading to upstate New York (Albany) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City and overtaking anchored tank-barge on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City and against the Manhattan skyline and heading to upstate New York (Albany) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City,  heading to upstate New York (Albany) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City and against the Manhattan skyline and heading to upstate New York (Albany) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City and heading to upstate New York (Albany) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2002 at Imabari (Japan), MV ‘Mount Travers’ 28,000 dwt handysize dry bulk vessel (owned by Pacific Basin in Hong Kong) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York City passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) on America’s Independence Day – July 4th, 2017. 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.

Images of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ Sailing Downstream the Hudson River

Images of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ Sailing Downstream the Hudson River
Multi-Purpose / Heavy Lift Cargo Vessel, 11,500 dwt, built in 2010

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Ex-names are Arizona, Industrial Sailor, BBC Arizona. Launch Name was BBC Barbuda. Call Sign V2EK6, IMO Number 9501253. Built at CSC Jiangdong, Antigua & Barbuda Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 138.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 130.70 m., Draught of 8.00 m., Moulded Depth of 11.00 m., Beam of 21.00 m., Keel to mast air draft of 40.09 m.,, Gross Tonnage of 9,618, Tonnage of 4,260 International Net, 5,226 Light Displacement and 11,344 Dwt (long). Beluga F300, MaK Engine, Speed of 15.00 kts at 25.00 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 7,240. More detailed information can be found here, brochure courtesy of the BBC Chartering website.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: W. Bockstiegel Reederei GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. Vessel under long term bareboat charter to BBC Chartering.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 15,950 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 14,850 cu.m., Grain Capacity of 15,952 cu.m., 3 Holds, 3 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 665, Maximum Teu of 335 in the Holds and 330 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 150 tonnes each, 300 tons when combined. Heavy Lift vessel.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MaK 6M43C – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 430 mm x 610 mm bore/stroke 5,322 mkW total at 514 rpm.

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical). 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 500ekW total AC.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: 2 x Crane – NMF SWL 150 tons each, 300 MT combinable.


Images of similar tonnage from BBC Chartering posted earlier on our blog:

MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,780 DWT, Built in 2007 at Taizhou Sanfu), sistership vessel to MV ‘BBC Arizona’ photographed in 2014 against the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor

MV ‘BBG Germany’ (7,700 DWT, Built in 2004 at Tianjin Xingang HI) photographed in 2017 under the George Washington Bridge and against the Manhattan skyline.


Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavylift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Bow and fore crane detail of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Stern detail of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Stern, accommodation and aft crane detail of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Photographed against the Manhattan skyline, multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

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Images of MT ‘Bitu Express’ Photographed against the Manhattan Skyline

Images of MT ‘Bitu Express’ Sailing against the Manhattan Skyline
Products Tanker, 46,000-dwt, built in 2003 at Shin Kurushima

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION AND DESCRIPTION: Ex-names are Fair Express, Nord Stream. Launch Name was Nord Stream. Handy Tanker, Call Sign HOZW, IMO Number 9265689. Built at Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co., Ltd (NB.: great shipbuilder; we have visited them at Akitsu-cho, Hiroshima Prefecture, as we have done business there!). Double Hull, Panama Flagged, RINA Classed, Length Overall of 179.88 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 172.00 m., Draught of 12.00 m., Moulded Depth of 18.70 m.,, Beam of 32.20 m., 50.65 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Lightship air draft of 39.18 m., Keel to mast air draft of 46.06 m., Gross Tonnage of 28,059, Tonnage of 23,314 Panama Canal Net, 26,451 Suez Canal Net, 11,645 International Net, 8,807 Light Displacement and 45,248 Dwt (long). Mitsubishi Engine, Speed of 15.10 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 12,600, Bunker Capacity of 1,850 tonnes.

SHIPOWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Maritec N.V., Antwerp, Belgium. Registered Owner: Pickett Shipping Corp.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 50,750 cu.m. and 319,000 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 14 Tanks, 4 Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 75 degrees Celsius. 4 Cargo Separations, 14 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 50,750 cu.m., all of which are fitted with heating coils, 4 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.10 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 91.30 m., 4 Centrifugal Pump(s) in 1 Pumproom(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 3,000 t/hr, Steel cargo lines.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 6UEC60LA – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x1900mm bore/stroke 9,267mkW total at 110rpm.

AUXILIARY: 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 4 x AC generator(s) at 2,256ekW total, (2,820kVA total).

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 110rpm.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Vessel was reported acquired by her present owners in March 2013 at US$ 14.75m.


Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Manhattan Island in the background. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Manhattan Island in the background. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. ‘432 Park Avenue’ skyscraper on Billionaires’ Row sticking out. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Manhattan Island in the background. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. ‘432 Park Avenue’ skyscraper on Billionaires’ Row sticking out. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline with Empire State Building and One World Trade Center standing out (on left and right, respectively). Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Stern and accommodation details. 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.

Images of MV ‘BBC Germany’ Downstream the Hudson River, New York

Heavy-Lift / Multi-purpose Vessel (MPP) MV ‘BBC Germany’ (Ex-name: Leda)         7,700 DWT Multi-Purpose/Heavy-Lift Cargo, built in 2004

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name Leda. Call Sign ZDKW7, IMO Number 9297096.Built at Tianjin Xingang HI, Gibraltar Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E Class, Length Overall of 119.80 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 113.50 m., Draught of 7.59 m., Beam of 20.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 7,004. Moulded Depth of 9.70 m., Tonnage of 3,375 International Net, 4,922 Light Displacement and 7,578 Dwt (long). Crew complement of 16 people, Bridge Position Aft.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Briese-Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG, Leer, Germany.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 10,700 cu.m., 2 Holds, 2 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 601, Maximum Teu of 238 in the Holds and 363 on Deck, 60 x Sockets, Reefer. 2 Crane(s) (Port) with a safe working load of 250 tonnes at 24m, (twin mode) Heavy Lift.


ENGINE DETAILS: 1 x Diesel – MaK 7M43, 4 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7M43, 1 Variable pitch Propellor, 430mm x610mm bore/stroke 6,297mkW total at 514rpm.
1 Bow Thruster(s) of 500.00, Shaft Generator 600. ,

PROPULSOR: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical).

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 500ekW total AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB), and the Little Red Lighthouse.  Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB), and the Little Red Lighthouse. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, passing under the George Washington Bridge (GWB) – think ‘BridgeGate… Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Here, crossing paths with an articulated tank-barge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline and other landmarks. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Only 7,700 in deadweight tonnage capacity but with 500 ton cranes (2x250T, combined), multi-purpose / heavy-lift bulker MV ‘BBC Germany’ sailing downstream the Hudson Riven against the Manhattan skyline. 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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