Images of Methanol Tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ Sailing in the Mississippi River

Images of MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ Sailing Under a Majestic Sunset
Methanol Tanker Vessel 49,990 DWT, built in 2016

VESSEL’S IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: IMO Number 9751406, Launch Name was Taranaki Sun. Handy Tanker, Call Sign ZGFL8, IMO Number 9751406, Hull Number 750. Owners/Managers are Mitsui OSK Lines, Built at Minaminippon (Ozai) delivered in Apr 2016, Double Hull, Cayman Islands Flagged, NKK Classed, P&I insurance with Britannia P&I, Length Overall of 186.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 179.70 m., Draught of 12.20 m., Moulded Depth of 19.00 m.,, Beam of 32.20 m., 53.18 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 30,561, Tonnage of 25,358 Panama Canal Net, 26,915 Suez Canal Net, 13,188 International Net and 49,204 Dwt (long)., MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Methanol (Methanol), Horsepower of 11,515, Bunker Capacity of 2,453.40 IFO 380, Alternative Fuel(s): Methanol, Power Type: Diesel 2-Stroke, BWTS (Fitted), Eco – Electronic Engine Modern.

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, Japan. Technical Manager: Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, Japan. Operator: Waterfront Shipping Company Limited, British Columbia, Canada.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 52,600 cu.m. and 330,642 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps, Zinc Tank Coating, IMO Class 2.

POWER & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50ME-B9.3-LGI – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x2214mm bore/stroke 8,470mkW total at 99rpm. Alternative Fuel(s): Methanol. Power Type: Diesel 2-Stroke. BWTS (Fitted). Eco – Electronic Engine Modern.
AUXILIARY 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – Yanmar 6N21AL-GW – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 210mm x 290mm bore/stroke 4,080mkW total at 900rpm driving 4 x ac generator(s) at 2,820ekW total, (3,525kVA total) at 60Hz. 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – Cummins Inc KTA19-D(M1) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 159mm x 159mm bore/stroke 970mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 2 x ac generator(s) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical).
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft, at Ø500.00mm.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT: 2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – PANASIA Glo-En™ P700 at 700cu.m/hr. 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – PANASIA Glo-En™ P350 at 350cu.m/hr.
LIFTING EQUIPMENT: 1 x Crane (Midships) SWL 10 tons.
NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT: 1 x GPS – Global Positioning System. 1 x Magnetic Compass. 1 x Gyro Compass. 1 x ECDIS – Electronic Chart Display System. 1 x Speed Log. 1 x VDR – Voyage Data Recorder. 1 x AIS.
EMERGENCY: 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Cummins Inc 6CTA8.3-D(M) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 114mm x 135mm bore/stroke 180mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x ac generator(s) at 60Hz.

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ Departing New York Harbor

MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ Photographed Under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge
Fully-Cellular, Panamax Containership, 4,250-TEU built in 2009 at Samsung Heavy

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Zim Luanda. Call Sign 9HA2029, IMO Number 9403229. Vessel is able to transit the old locks in the Panama Canal. Built at Samsung HI, Malta Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 260.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 244.75 m., Draught of 12.60 m., Moulded Depth of 19.30 m., Beam of 32.25 m., Gross Tonnage of 40,030, Tonnage of 24,450 International Net, 16,440 Light Displacement and 50,025 Dwt (long). Design Samsung 4250 TEU by Samsung HI.

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd., Greece. Vessel demise charterer is ​ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 4,250 Total, 2,900 Homogeneous and 660 Reefer, 7 Holds, 16 Hatches. 330 x Sockets, Reefer. No Cargo Gear.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 8K90MC-C6.2 – 2-stroke 8-cyl. 900mm x2300mm bore/stroke 36,560mkW total at 94rpm.

AUXILIARIES: 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Daihatsu 6DK-28 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 280mm x 390mm bore/stroke 7,600mkW total at 720rpm driving 4 x AC generator(s) at 7,200ekW total, (9,000kVA total) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Cummins Inc LTA10-D(M) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 125mm x 136mm bore/stroke at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Bow detail. Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Accommodation and chimney stack detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Seen here by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Seen here by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Seen here by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership MV ‘ZIM Luanda’ departing New York Harbor. Seen here by the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Containership MV ‘MOL Glide’ inbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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MV ‘HARMONY ACE’

Images of Car Carrier MV ‘HARMONY ACE’ (5,500 Cars, Pure Car Carrier, Built 1992)

IDENTIFICATION: Call Sign H3QA, IMO Number 9047996. Built at Oshima S.B. Co., Panama Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 180.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 170.00 m., Draught of 8.82 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 47,519, Moulded Depth of 12.35 m., Tonnage of 14,256 International Net and 13,887 Dwt (long). Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7UEC60LA Mitsubishi H.I. Engine, Speed of 19.00 kts, Horsepower of 14,700B at 110, Bunker Capacity of 2,055 tonnes. 1 fixed pitch Propellor.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd (MOL); company website: http://www.mol.co.jp.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 5,500 Cars, 292 Trailers, 12 Vehicle Decks, 1 Stern Door/Ramp(s), 1 Side Door/Ramp(s).


 

MV HARMONY ACE 11

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. Portside stern view. www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 10

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. Portside bow view.  www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 9 w STATUE OF LIBERTY

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. Passing the Statue of Liberty (end right in picture)  www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 8 w QM2

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. Downtown Manhattan skyline on background and World Trade Center. www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 7

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.  www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 6

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.   www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 5

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 4

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. Portside stern view. www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 3

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. Portside bow view.  www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 2

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. www.karatzas.com

MV HARMONY ACE 1

MOL’s Car Carrier ‘Harmony Ace’ (5,500 cars, 12 vehicle decks) calling New York. www.karatzas.com


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MV ‘ORCHID ACE’

MV ‘ORCHID ACE’ (6,400 Cars, Pure Car Carrier, Built 2008)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Orchid Ace. Call Sign 7JDE, IMO Number 9381677. Built at Toyohashi SB, Japan Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 199.99 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 192.00 m., Draught of 9.73 m., Beam of 32.26 m., Gross Tonnage of 59,262, Moulded Depth of 14.65 m., Tonnage of 18,298 International Net and 17,016 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 8-cyl., Engine Model 8UEC60LSII Mitsubishi H.I. Engine, Speed of 20.60 kts, Horsepower of 20,220B at 105, Bunker Capacity of 2,991 tonnes. 1 Propellor.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd, company website: http://www.mol.co.jp.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 6,400 Cars, 12 Vehicle Decks, 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a Length of 35.00 m., a width of 7.00 m. and a maximum load of 100 tonnes, 1 Side (S) Ramp(s) with a Length of 17.00 m., a width of 4.50 m. and a maximum load of 22 tonnes.


 

MV ORCHID ACE 1

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New  York Harbor karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 2

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Norwegian Cruise Line ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ outbound, by Staten Island Verrazano-Narrows Bridge pylon. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 3

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Car Carrier ‘Hoegh Kunsan’ at anchor. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 4

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Portside bow view detail. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 5

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Portiside stern view detail.  karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 6

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 7

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Passing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 8

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 9

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 10

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Statue of Liberty in the background.  karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 11

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. karatzas.com

MV ORCHID ACE 12

Built at Toyohashi S.B. in 2008, 6,400-ceu Car Carrier ‘Orchid Ace’ inbound New York Harbor. Portside stern view detail. karatzas.com


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