Panamax Vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ Sailing Upstream in the Mississippi River

Images of MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ in the Mississippi River
Panamax Drybulk 77,000 DWT, Built in 2014 at Imabari SB

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Sun Excelsior. Panamax Bulker, Call Sign 3EUF9, IMO Number 9691515, Hull Number 1665. Built at Imabari SB Marugame delivered in Jun 2014, Panama Flagged, NKK Classed, P&I insurance with Japan P&I, Length Overall of 224.98 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 218.00 m., Draught of 14.45 m., Moulded Depth of 19.90 m., Beam of 32.24 m., 67.60 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 40,944, Tonnage of 25,984 International Net and 75,941 Dwt (long)., Design IS 77K by Imabari Shipbuilding, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.70 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Horsepower of 13,270, Bunker Capacity of 3,512 IFO 380, Power Type: Diesel 2-Stroke, BWTS (Fitted).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Misuga Kaiun Co Ltd, Japan. Technical Manager: Misuga Kaiun Co Ltd, Japan. Operator: Misuga Kaiun Co Ltd, Japan. Registered Owner: South Devon Maritime SA.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 91,140 cu.m., 7 Holds, 7 Hatches, Strengthened for Heavy Cargo.

PROPULSION & POWER:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C7.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 9,760mkW total at 88rpm.
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.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 88rpm.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft, at Ø550.00mm.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-1000 – Electro-Cleen™ at 1000cu.m/hr. 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-450 – Electro-Cleen™ at 450cu.m/hr.
EMERGENCY 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Doosan Infracore AD086TIS – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 111mm x 139mm bore/stroke 186mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz. 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Doosan Infracore AD136TIS – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 111mm x 139mm bore/stroke 138mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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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.


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