Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ Departing New York Harbor
Panamax Containership 4,650 TEU built in 2014 at CSBC (Kaohsiung), Taiwan
VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was YM Evolution. Call Sign BLHN, IMO Number 9496460. Built at CSBC (Kaohsiung), Taiwan Flagged, ABS, CCR Taiwan Classed, Length Overall of 259.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 246.40 m., Draught of 11.80 m., Moulded Depth of 19.40 m, Beam of 37.30 m., Gross Tonnage of 47,950, Tonnage of 41,600 Suez Canal Net, 20,410 International Net and 56,415 Dwt (long).
VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp, Taiwan. Registered Owner: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. Vessel’s International Ship Security Certificate (ISPC), as per company’s website. And, Vessel’s International Management Certificate (ISM), as per company’s website. Both certificates are issued by The Republic of China.
CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: 4,650 Total TEU Capacity, with 800 Reefer (400 x Sockets), Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, but is not able to transit the old locks. No Cargo Gear. MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7K98MC6.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 35,140mkW total at 90rpm.
AUXILIARY ENGINES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x Nishishiba NTAKL-VCP – AC generator(s) at 7,140ekW total, (8,925kVA total).
PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Center) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), Mecklenburger, 90rpm.
SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Vessel was reportedly ordered as newbuilding contract in April 2009 at US$ 75 million.
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