Images of MV ‘MSC Francesca’ departing the Port of Hamburg

Images of MV ‘MSC Francesca’ departing the Port of Hamburg
Neo-Panamax, Fully Cellular Containership of 11,660 TEU built in 2009

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was MSC Francesca. Neo-Panamax Containership 8,000-11,999 TEU, Call Sign 3FXI, IMO Number 9401116. Built at Hyundai Samho HI, Panama Flagged, GL Classed, Length Overall of 363.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 348.00 m., Draught of 15.50 m., Beam of 45.60 m., Moulded Depth of 27.30 m., Tonnage of 60,240 International Net and 129,280 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 131,770, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 24.50 kts at 250.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 93,266.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Mediterranean Shipping Co SA (MSC), Switzerland.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Total TEU Capacities of 11,660 Total, 8,190 Homogeneous and 1,920 Reefer, 960 x Sockets. Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, but is not able to transit the old locks.

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 12-cyl., Engine Model 12K98ME6.2.
1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 12K98ME6.2 – 2-stroke 12-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 68,597mkW total at 94rpm.

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 94rpm.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Here guided by the tugs in the main waterway of the Elbe River. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Tough to fit in one picture 363.5 m (1,193 ft) of length overall (LOA). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Clearly the ship is under-utilized as not filled to capacity. Hopefully trade will come back soon! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Close up picture of neo-panamax containership MV ‘MSC Francesca’ (almost 12,000-teu, built in 2009 at Hyundai Samho) departing the Port of Hamburg on a majestic, sunny early summer evening. Do have a safe voyage, you Big Ship! Auf wiedersehen! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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MV ‘MSC METHONI’

Images of Post-panamax Containership MV ‘MSC Methoni’                                    (Ex: MSC Viviana – 6,724 TEU, Fully Cellular Containership, Built 2003)

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is MSC Viviana. Launch Name was MSC Viviana. Post-Panamax Containership, Call Sign D5AN2, IMO Number 9256755.Built at Hyundai H.I., Liberia Flagged, GL Classed, Length Overall of 304.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 292.00 m., Draught of 14.50 m., Beam of 40.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 73,819, Moulded Depth of 19.85 m., Tonnage of 47,138 International Net and 83,904 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 10-cyl., Engine Model 10K98MC-C6.1. MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 25.50 kts at 230.00 tonnes per day, Horsepower of 77,633B at 104.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Costamare Shipping Co. S.A., Greece; company website: http://www.costamare.com. Vessel Operators are Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC); company website: http://www.mscgva.ch/

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 6,724 Total and 800 Reefer, Ship is too large to transit the Panama Canal, Dwt to Teu ratio of 12.68. Total Teu Capacity of 6,724.


 

MV MSC METHONI 1 w COMPASS

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. Crossing paths with anchored LR1 tanker MT ‘Compass’http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 2

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 3

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 4

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 5

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 6

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 7

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 8

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. Passing under the Verazzano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 9

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 10

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 11

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC METHONI 12

Post-panamax containership ‘MSC Methoni’ (built in Korea and flying Marshall Islands flag) owned by Costamare in Greece and on charter to MSC in Switzerland and headquartered in France departing New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com


© 2013-2014 Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

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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.

MV ‘MSC MARTINA’

Images of Containership MV ‘MSC MARTINA’                                                           (Ex: Maersk Hong Kong – 3,424 TEU, Fully Cellular Containership, Built 1993)

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Maersk Hong Kong. Launch Name was Maersk Hong Kong. Panamax Containership, Call Sign 3FVY7, IMO Number 9060637. Built at Samsung H.I., Panama Flagged, GL Classed, Length Overall of 243.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 243.00 m., Draught of 11.70 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 62.60 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 37,398, Moulded Depth of 19.00 m., Keel to mast air draft of 54.75 m., Tonnage of 20,334 International Net, 13,532 Light Displacement and 42,693 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7RTA84, Sulzer Engine, Speed of 22.50 kts at 99.00 tonnes per day, Horsepower of 33,320B at 95, Bunker Capacity of 4,200 tonnes. 1 Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s).

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A. (MSC), company website: http://www.mscgva.ch.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 3,424 Total, 2,450 Homogeneous and 460 Reefer, 7 Holds, 13 Hatches, Dwt to Teu ratio of 12.67, Maximum Teu of 1,366 in the Holds and 2,058 on Deck, 6 Tiers on Deck. Total Teu Capacity of 3,424, 7 Holds, 13 Hatches. Crew complement of 23 people.


 

MV MSC MARTINA 1

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 2

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 3

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. Portside bow view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 4

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. Portisde stern and accommodation view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 5

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 6

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 7

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 8

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 9

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. Portside bow view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 10

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. Portside stern and accommodation view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 11

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. Downtown Manhattan skyline background. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 12

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. Downtown Manhattan skyline background. http://www.karatzas.com

MV MSC MARTINA 13 w STATUE OF LIBERTY

Sub-panamax, gearless containership ‘MSC Martina’, operated by MSC, arriving at New York Harbor. Statue of Liberty view.. http://www.karatzas.com


© 2013-2014 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.