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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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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Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg

Images of Supramax Vessel MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (Ex: Pearlor)
Supramax Dry Bulk Vessel of 58,018 DWT, built in 2010

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Ex-name is Pearlor. Launch Name was Pearlor. Handymax Bulker, Call Sign V7KB5, IMO Number 9511832. Built at Sinopacific Dayang, Marshall Islands Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 190.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 185.00 m., Draught of 12.95 m., Moulded Depth of 18.00 m., Beam of 32.25 m., Keel to mast air draft of 45.10 m., 59.30 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 32,837, Tonnage of 19,559 International Net and 57,102 Dwt (long). Design Crown 58 by Shanghai Design Associates (Sinopacific), MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.00 kts at 34.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 12880, Bunker Capacity of 2,334 tonnes.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd, New York, USA. URL: http://www.gencoshipping.com. Technical Manager: Wallem Shipmanagement Ltd, Hong Kong.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 71,549 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 69,761 cu.m., Grab Fitted. Fore & aft hatches, Hydraulically operated, 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, Strengthened for Heavy Cargo, 4 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 30 tonnes.

ENGINE DETAILS: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W., 2 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6S50MC-C8.2 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 9,480mkW total at 127rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Wartsila 4-stroke 4L20 – 4-stroke 4-cyl. 200mm x 280mm bore/stroke 2,040mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 1,935ekW total, (2,419kVA total) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Gen – Doosan AD136TIS – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 111mm x 139mm bore/stroke 138mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 99ekW total, (124kVA total) at 60Hz.

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), Wuhan Heavy, 127rpm.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Accommodation detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Crane detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Images of MV ‘Genco Pyrenees’ (‘Crown 58 SDARI’ design, 58,000-dwt, 2010-built) sailing upstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. 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 ‘Tracer’ downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg

Images of MV ‘Tracer’ downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg
Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lfit Vessel 8,200 DWT, built in 1999

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Tracer. Call Sign PHAC, IMO Number 9204702. Built at Zhonghua Shipyard, Netherlands Flagged, BV Classed, Ice Strengthened IC Class, P&I insurance with UK P&I Club, Length Overall of 100.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 94.80 m., Draught of 8.20 m., Beam of 20.40 m., 18.60 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 6,714, Confidence, Wartsila 4-stroke Engine, Speed of 16.00 kts at 28.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 10,600, Bunker Capacity of 768 tonnes.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGER DETAILS: BigLift Shipping BV, Netherlands.
BigLift Shipping BV is a subsidiary of Spliethoffs Bevrachtingskantoor BV.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 10,530 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 9,720 cu.m., 1 Holds, 1 Hatches, Teu Capacities of 371 Teu and 106 Reefer, Maximum Teu of 195 in the Holds and 176 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 275 tonnes each, 500 MT SWL when in twin mode, Heavy Lift. Vessel description for the TRA-Type vessels, as per Ship-manager’s website, can be found here!

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Wartsila 4-stroke 8L46B – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 460mm x580mm bore/stroke 7,794mkW total at 500rpm.

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


Equally brightly colored MPP/Heavylift vessel MV ‘Happy River’ from same Owner has been posted on our blog in March 2017. MV ‘Happy River’ is appr. 16,000 dwt (almost twice as big as MV ‘Tracer’ with cranes of 400 MT (twin mode) vs ‘only’ 275 MT for MV ‘Tracer’. These ships can carry indeed a heavy load!


Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Where all is taking place… big cranes of 275 MT SWL each (500 MT in twin mode), each located port and starboard side. Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Accommodation and Bridge. Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Bon Voyage! Brightly colored MPP/Heavy-lift vessel MV ‘Tracer’ (8,200 dwt, 1999 built at Zhonghua Shipyard, China) sailing downstream the Elbe River in Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ Departing the New York Harbor

Containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ Departing the New York Harbor
8,450 TEU Fully Cellular Containership, built in 2012

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Call Sign 9V9287, IMO Number 9595474. Built at Samsung HI, Singapore Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 334.80 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 319.00 m., Draught of 14.20 m., Beam of 45.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 98,880, L-Type, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 24.70 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 76,235. Vessel capable transiting the new locks in the Panama Canal.

VESSEL OWNERS’ DETAILS: Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan) Ltd, Taiwan

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacity of 8,450 Total and 1,185 Reefer.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 9K98ME7.2 – 2-stroke 9-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 56,070mkW total at 97rpm.

AUXILIARY: 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 4 x Nishishiba NTAKL-RCP – AC generator(s) at 12,800ekW total, (16,000kVA total) 6600V at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), Nakashima, 97rpm.

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) AC.

Sale & Purchase History: Reportedly newbuilding price of US$ 103 mil, in 2010.

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ departing New York; Sovcomflot’s products tanker tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ just arriving at inner anchorage. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Statue of Liberty visible to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Statue of Liberty almost resembles Nike of Samothace landing on the bow of the ship. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Ever Laurel’ (8,250teu, built in 2012 at Samsung Heavy) departing New York; open seas ahead, and a chance to try to raise cruiseship MV ‘Anthem of the Seas’ in the background. 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.

MV ‘PEGASUS’

Gearless, Feedermax Containership MV ‘Pegasus’ in Hamburg
877 TEU Fully Cellular Containership Built 2009

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Ex-names are JRS Pegasus, CCL Moji. Launch Name was JRS Pegasus. Feedermax Containership, Call Sign V2GK8, IMO Number 9387592. Built at Fujian Mawei SB, Antigua & Barbuda Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 140.65 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 130.60 m., Draught of 8.70 m., Beam of 23.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 9,983, MaK Engine, Speed of 18.00 kts at 37.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 12228.

SHIPOWNER / VESSEL MANAGER DETAILS: Buss Group GmbH & Co. KG., Germany; website: http://www.buss-group.de.

CARGO CAPACITIES & CARGO HANDLING SPECIFICATIONS: 877 Total TEU Capacity, 640 Homogeneous and 462 Reefer, Maximum Teu of 322 in the Holds and 555 on Deck.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MaK 9M43C – 4-stroke 9-cyl. 430mm x610mm bore/stroke 9,000mkW total at 500rpm.

AUXILIARY: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 2,740ekW total, (3,425kVA total) 440V, 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator at 550ekW total, (688kVA total) 440V.


 

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Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

MV PEGASUS 3 BMK_7965 @

Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

MV PEGASUS 4 BMK_7968 @

Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

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Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

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Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

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Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

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Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Bow view detail. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

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Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Stern view detail. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

MV PEGASUS 10 BMK_8035 @

Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

MV PEGASUS 11 BMK_8053 @

Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

MV PEGASUS 12 BMK_8056 @

Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

MV PEGASUS 13 BMK_8065 @

Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime Images.

MV PEGASUS 14 BMK_8098 @

Gearless feeder containership MV ‘Pegasus’ (877 TEU, Fujan Mawei, 2009) downstream the Elbe River, Port of Hamburg. Image Credit: Karatzas Maritime 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 posted on this blog are typically minimally processed gpeg images of lower resolution. Original images are typically shot in RAW format, which can be provided upon special request.