Products / Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ photographed against the Statue of Liberty

Images of Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ in the Port of New York
Products & Chemical Tanker 46,500 DWT, built in 2006

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Ex-name is Gan-Venture. Launch Name was Gan Venture. Call Sign V7TP8, IMO Number 9314909. Built at Hyundai Mipo delivered in Oct 2006, Double Hull, Marshall Islands Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 183.21 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 174.00 m., Draught of 12.20 m., Moulded Depth of 18.80 m.,Beam of 32.25 m., 52.25 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 29,438, Tonnage of 24,389 Panama Canal Net, 26,289 Suez Canal Net, 12,036 International Net, 9,579 Light Displacement and 45,880 Dwt (long).

VESSEL OWNERS / MANAGERS: Pyxis Tankers Inc, Greece. Publicly listed on the NASDAQ under ticker symbol PXS. Pyxis Tankers Inc is a group company of Pyxis Maritime Corp.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 51,500 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 14 Deepwell Pumps Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,600 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 2, Heat Exchangers, Maximum heating capacity of 60 degrees celsius, 7 Cargo Separations, 7 Cargo Manifolds, S/Steel SUS 316 cargo lines, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 10 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.10 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 91.65 m.. Crude Oil Washing. Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Inert Gas System, Vapour Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.

ENGINES & PROPULSION

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50MC-C7.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 9,480mkW total at 127rpm. Speed of 15.00 kts at 33.50 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil (IFO 180), Horsepower of 12,890, Bunker Capacity of 1,316 IFO 380.
AUXILIARIES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – B. & W. Alpha 6L23/30 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 225mm x 300mm bore/stroke at 720rpm driving 3 x generator(s) at 2,364ekW total, (2,955kVA total).
PROPULSOR: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 127rpm.
BOILER EQUIPMENT: 1 x Boiler, Oil/Gas fired – Kangrim – . 1 x Boiler, Composite – Kangrim.
EMERGENCY ENGINES: 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Cummins Inc 6CT8.3-D(M) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 114mm x 135mm bore/stroke 280mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x generator(s).

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Vessel acquired by clients of Konkar Shipping in January 2010 for US$ 25.5m, as per Karatzas Shipbrokers records.

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen in the New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen against the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen in the New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen with the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen against the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen with the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen with the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen in the New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen with the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products / Chemical Tanker MT ‘Pyxis Delta’ seen in the New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Jones Act Tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ in the Houston Ship Channel

Images of MT ‘Palmetto State’ Sailing Upstream in the Houston Ship Channel
Products & Chemicals Tanker, 48,600 DWT, built in 2017 at Gen. Dynamics NASSCO, USA


MT ‘Palmetto State’ is a Jones Act Products and Chemicals Tanker, qualified in the cabotage trade within territorial national waters; Jones Act vessels have to be a) built in the United States, b) owned by U.S.-citizens and c) crewed by U.S.-citizens. The estimated replacement cost of a Jones Act Products & Chemicals Tanker, similar to MT ‘Palmetto State’ is an estimated $140 mil in 2018. MT ‘Palmetto State’ was built in the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA. There is nome more shipbuilder in the USA capable of building similar vessels, the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard in Philadelphia, PA. We had the opportunity to photograph MT ‘Ohio’ (similar tanker but built at Aker Philadelphia) in New Orleans, LA in December 2015.


 VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Palmetto State. Handy Tanker, Call Sign KPSJ, IMO Number 9747584. Built at Gen. Dynamics NASSCO, Double Hull, United States Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 185.95 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 178.00 m., Draught of 12.80 m., Beam of 32.00 m., 56.70 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 29,525, ECO 50K PRODUCT, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 9,925.

VESSEL OWNERS & MANAGERS: American Petroleum Tankers LLC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. American Petroleum Tankers LLC is a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 51,225 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 14,400 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, Heat Exchangers, Maximum heating capacity of 66 degrees Celsius, 6 Cargo Separations. 6 Cargo Manifolds, Closed Loading System, Manifold height above deck of 1.80 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 89.96 m., 12 Centrifugal Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 14,400 t/hr, Crude Oil Washing.

OTHER DETAILS:  1 x Boiler, Oil/Gas fired – Kangrim – PB0301AS18, 1 x Boiler, Composite – Kangrim, 1 x Screw Shaft.  2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-600 – Electro-Cleen™ at 600cu.m/hr, 2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-150 – Electro-Cleen™ at 150cu.m/hr, 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-450 – Electro-Cleen™ at 450cu.m/hr.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: 2 x Cranes SWL 4 tons, 1 x Crane Hose SWL 10 tons, 1 x Gantry, No Cargo Gear.

MAIN ENGINE, AUXILLIARIES & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE is designed to be LNG ready. 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6G50ME-B9.3 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2500mm bore/stroke 7,300mkW total at 88.50rpm.

AUXILIARIES:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – MAN Diesel & Turbo4-stroke driving 3 x Hyundai Electric HFJ7 568-08P – AC generator(s) at 3,000ekW total, (3,750kVA total).

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), Samwoo, 100rpm.

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Portside bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Portside amidships detail with view of the cargo manifold. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Portside view of the accommodation and stern. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Panamax bulker MV ‘Sage Amazon’ in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Panamax bulker MV ‘Sage Amazon’ moored and loading grains. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Another picture of the bow and forward portside section of products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Another picture of the smokestack, accommodation and stern products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of MV “YM Express” with the Statue of Liberty

Images of MV “YM Express” Photographed with the Statue of Liberty
Fully-cellular “Panamax” Containership 4,660-teu built in 2015

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was YM Express. Intermediate Containership 3,000-5,999 TEU, Call Sign D5HJ4, IMO Number 9496628. Built at CSBC (Kaohsiung), Liberia Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 259.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 246.40 m., Draught of 11.80 m., Beam of 37.30 m., Gross Tonnage of 47,950, Tonnage of 41,604 Suez Canal Net, 20,411 International Net and 56,415 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp, Taiwan.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Total TEU Capacities of 4,660 Total, including 800 Reefer, 400 Reefer Plugs. 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 & AUXILIARIES: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7K98MC6.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 35,140mkW total at 90rpm. 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Daihatsu 8DK-28 – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 280mm x 390mm bore/stroke 5,700mkW total at 720rpm driving 3 x Nishishiba NTAKL-VCP – AC generator(s) at 7,140ekW total, (8,925kVA total) at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), Mecklenburger, 90rpm. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Kawasaki KT-157B5, 1,160rpm.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 75 mil (originally ordered in 2008).

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Port Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Port Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. 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 Neo-panamax Containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’ on her Maiden Port Call in New York

Images of MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’ Entering New York Harbor
Neo-panamax Containership, 14,414-TEU, built in 2017 at Hyundai HI (Ulsan)

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt. Call Sign MAZS3, IMO Number 9780873. Built at Hyundai HI (Ulsan), United Kingdom Flagged, BV Classed, Length Overall of 365.95 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 350.00 m., Draught of 16.00 m., Moulded Depth of 29.85 m. Beam of 48.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 140,872, Tonnage of 64,226 International Net and 146,639 Dwt (long). WinGD Engine, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 68,195 HP.

SHIPOWNERS & MANAGERS: CMA-CGM SA, Marseille, France.

VESSEL SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 14,414 Total, 9,230 Homogeneous and 2,800 Reefer, Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal (Neo-panamax @ 14,000-teu).

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – WinGD 10X92 – 2-stroke 10-cyl. 920mm x3468mm bore/stroke 50,190mkW total at 78rpm.

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Bronze), HHI – Hyundai EMD, 78rpm. 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 5,000ekW total.

The neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt’ is making her maiden voyage to the East Coast of the United States. At 14,414 teu capacity, the vessel belongs to the new asset class of containerships with maximum capacity to cross the expanded locks of the Panama Canal. The call of the containership MV ‘CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt’ to New York and Port Elizabeth in New Jersey is historic, as she is the largest vessel to pass under the raised Bayonne Bridge and the largest containership to call ever call New York and New Jersey. In June 2017, the 10,000-teu containership MV ‘ZIM Antwerp’ was among the first post-panamax vessels ever having to utilize the bridge’s new airdraft and raised roadway.  In mid-July 2017, the 13,2000-teu containership MV ‘OOCL Berlin’ was the first neo-panamax, and largest boxship until that time, to pass under the Bayonne Bridge. The Bayonne Bridge after almost five years of works, a budgeted cost of $1.3 billion for the project, had her roadway raised by 64 feet in order to allow new-panamax containerships to pass below; new airdraft 219.8 ft, 76.0 m. The Bayonne Bridge connects New Jersey and Staten Island (New York) over the Kill Van Kull Strait.

Here the images are from the containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’ passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge (connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn) and photographed against the Lower Manhattan skyline, the World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty. For those not familiar with the New York region, the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge is the first bridge a ship to encounter when entering the harbor, and effectively almost all vessels calling the port have to pass under. Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge’s airdraft of 230.0  ft (70.1 m) is high enough to be a concern only to large cruiseships calling New York.

Entering New York Harbor early in the morning and passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Entering New York Harbor early in the morning and passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Entering New York Harbor early in the morning and passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Entering New York Harbor early in the morning and passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Entering New York Harbor early in the morning and passing under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her and a US Coast Guard vessel visible, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her and a US Coast Guard vessel visible, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her and a US Coast Guard vessel visible, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her and a US Coast Guard vessel visible, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her and a US Coast Guard vessel visible, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her and a US Coast Guard vessel visible, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Jones Act products tanker MT ‘Magnolia State’ outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Jones Act products tanker MT ‘Magnolia State’ outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Slowly sailing upstream with four tugs around her, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’. Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. Jones Act products tanker MT ‘Magnolia State’ outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’, a closer look. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’, and a panoramic view of the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’, a closer look. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM T Roosevelt’, a closer look. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of MV ‘Nagoya Express’ against the World Trade Center and Statue of Liberty

Images of Containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ in New York Harbor
Fully Cellular Containership, 8,750 TEU, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch and ex-Name ‘Basle Express’. Call Sign DGWD2, IMO Number 9450428. Built at Hyundai HI (Ulsan), Germany Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E Class, P&I insurance with Gard P&I, Length Overall of 335.10 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 319.00 m., Draught of 14.60 m., Moulded Depth of 24.80 m., Beam of 42.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 93,750, Tonnage of 37,699 International Net and 102,009 Dwt (long). Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, but is not able to transit the old locks (Neo-Panamax).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Hapag-Lloyd Container Line GmbH, Germany. Hapag-Lloyd Container Line GmbH is a subsidiary of Hapag-Lloyd AG.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Total TEU Capacity of 8,500, 6,500 Homogeneous and 1,460 Reefer (730 Reefer Sockets). No Cargo Gear.

MAIN ENGINE: Diesel – MAN B. & W. 12K98ME6.2 – 2-stroke 12-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 68,640mkW total at 94rpm.

AUXILIARY ENGINE: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 7,787ekW total, (9,734kVA total) 6600V, 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 5,867ekW total, (7,334kVA total) 6600V, 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 300ekW total, (375kVA total) 6600V.

OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT: 1 x Shaft Generator (PTO) at 4,000ekW total, AC, 690V.

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 94rpm. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 2,500ekW total AC.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported, vessel was ordered as newbuilding by her present owners at a contract price of US$ 130 mil in May 2007.

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Two Moran harbor tugs assisting in the sailing. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here “carrying” the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here “carrying” the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here against the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Two Moran harbor tugs ensuring safe sailing of the big ship. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Neo-panamax containership MV ‘Nagoya Express’ (8.750-teu, built in 2010 at Hyundai Heavy) entering the Port of New York. Seen here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ in Hamburg

Images of Handy Tanker MT ‘Eken’ Sailing Downstream in the Elbe River Chemicals / Products Tanker 13,700 DWT, built in 2004 at Jiangnan Shipyard

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Eken. Handy Tanker, Call Sign LAYM5, IMO Number 9286827. Built at Jiangnan Shipyard, Double Hull, Norwegian International (NIS) Register Flagged, DNV Classed, Ice Strengthened 1A Class, Length Overall of 134.70 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 127.00 m., Draught of 8.60 m., Moulded Depth of 11.00 m., Beam of 20.80 m., 24.00 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 8,830, Tonnage of 4,175 International Net and 13,485 Dwt (long) MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 13.50 kts at 18.70 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 8,808.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Ektank AB, Sweden. Technical Manager: OSM Ship Management AS, Arendal, Norway. Official description of the Vessel from Owner’s website, please click here!

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 14,260 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,960 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 2, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 66 degrees Celsius, 8 Cargo Separations.

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

AUXILIARY: 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen – MAN Diesel & Turbo4-stroke driving 4 x AC generator(s), 1 x Emergency Gen – Volvo Penta TAMD74A – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 107mm x 135mm bore/stroke 258mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s).

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), MAN Diesel & Turbo, 136rpm. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.).

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 2 x Boiler, Oil/Gas fired , 1 x Boiler, Exhaust Heated, 1 x Screw Shaft, 1 x Steering Gear.

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Stern and accommodation detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. 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.

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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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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.