Images of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ Sailing Downstream the Hudson River

Images of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ Sailing Downstream the Hudson River
Multi-Purpose / Heavy Lift Cargo Vessel, 11,500 dwt, built in 2010

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Ex-names are Arizona, Industrial Sailor, BBC Arizona. Launch Name was BBC Barbuda. Call Sign V2EK6, IMO Number 9501253. Built at CSC Jiangdong, Antigua & Barbuda Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 138.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 130.70 m., Draught of 8.00 m., Moulded Depth of 11.00 m., Beam of 21.00 m., Keel to mast air draft of 40.09 m.,, Gross Tonnage of 9,618, Tonnage of 4,260 International Net, 5,226 Light Displacement and 11,344 Dwt (long). Beluga F300, MaK Engine, Speed of 15.00 kts at 25.00 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 7,240. More detailed information can be found here, brochure courtesy of the BBC Chartering website.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: W. Bockstiegel Reederei GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. Vessel under long term bareboat charter to BBC Chartering.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 15,950 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 14,850 cu.m., Grain Capacity of 15,952 cu.m., 3 Holds, 3 Hatches, Total Teu capacity of 665, Maximum Teu of 335 in the Holds and 330 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 150 tonnes each, 300 tons when combined. Heavy Lift vessel.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MaK 6M43C – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 430 mm x 610 mm bore/stroke 5,322 mkW total at 514 rpm.

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

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: 2 x Crane – NMF SWL 150 tons each, 300 MT combinable.


Images of similar tonnage from BBC Chartering posted earlier on our blog:

MV ‘BBC Maine’ (12,780 DWT, Built in 2007 at Taizhou Sanfu), sistership vessel to MV ‘BBC Arizona’ photographed in 2014 against the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor

MV ‘BBG Germany’ (7,700 DWT, Built in 2004 at Tianjin Xingang HI) photographed in 2017 under the George Washington Bridge and against the Manhattan skyline.


Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavylift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ passing under the George Washington Bridge while sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Bow and fore crane detail of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Stern detail of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Stern, accommodation and aft crane detail of MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Photographed against the Manhattan skyline, multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Multi-purpose (MPP) / Heavy-lift Vessel MV ‘BBC Arizona’ (12,780 mt dwat, 15,952 cbm, built in 2010 at CSC Jiangdong) passing sailing downstream on Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

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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 MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream the Hudson River, New York

Images of MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream the Hudson River, New York
Multi-Purpose (MPP) / Heavylift Vessel 12,500 DWT, built 2016

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Industrial Skipper. Call Sign D5KR6, IMO Number 9741138. Built at Shandong Huanghai SB, Liberia Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 144.70 m., Beam of 22.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 10,600, Moulded Depth of 11.55 m., Tonnage of 12,303 Dwt (long). Design Odely 12000 MPP by Odely Marine, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 17.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 6525.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Jungerhans Maritime Services GmbH & Co KG, Germany. Vessel’s operators are Intermarine, in Houston, TX, USA. A press release from the Vessel’s managers at the time of the delivery from the shipbuilding in August 2016 can be accessed by clicking here.

CARGO HANDLING CAPACITIES: ‘Ecolift 500’ design; one hold, one hatch, 12,500 dwt, two heavy-lift cranes with combined capacity of 500T.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 5G45ME-C9.5 – 2-stroke 5-cyl. 450mm x2250mm bore/stroke 4,800mkW total at 111rpm.


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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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Images of MPP / Heavylift vessel MV ‘Industrial Skipper’ upstream Hudson River, against the Manhattan skyline and the George Washington Bridge (GWB). 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.

MV ‘OCEAN GIANT’

Images of American-flagged Heavylift / Multi-Purpose Vessel MV ‘OCEAN GIANT’
(19,350 DWT, Built in 2012 at Qingshan Shipyard)

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is HHL Antwerp. Launch Name was Beluga Possession. Call Sign WDG4379, IMO Number 9437335. Built at Qingshan Shipyard, United States Flagged, GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 166.25 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 156.00 m., Draught of 9.80 m., Beam of 22.90 m., Gross Tonnage of 15,377, Moulded Depth of 13.90 m., Keel to mast air draft of 45.62 m., Tonnage of 12,884 Panama Canal Net, 5,722 International Net and 19,044 Dwt (long). Engine Description 4 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7L58/64 MAN Engine, Speed of 14.00 kts at 29.50 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 13315, Bunker Capacity of 1,570 tonnes. 1 Variable pitch Propellor, 1 Bow Thruster(s)

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Intermarine LLC; company website: http://www.intermarineusa.com.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 23,959 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 23,600 cu.m., 2 Holds, 2 Hatches, Teu Capacities of 1,031 Teu and 100 Reefer, Maximum Teu of 487 in the Holds and 544 on Deck, 2 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 400 tonnes, 1 Crane(s) with a safe working load of 120 tonnes, Heavy Lift. Shaft Generator 1550 kW. CARGO HANDLING: Grain Capacity of 23,959 cu.m., Maximum TEU of 487 in holds and 544 on deck, Homogeneous TEU of 779, on the basis of all 20 ft containers weighing 14 tonnes, maximum hatch dimensions of 86.50 x 18.00 m., clear deck height of 13.80 m., ratio of dwt per TEU is 18.76819. Crew complement of 27 people, Bridge Position Aft.


 

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 4

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 5

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 6

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 7

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 8

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. Going under Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. http://www.karatzas.com

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Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in background. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 10

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 11

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. Downtown Manhattan skyine in the background. http://www.karatzas.com

MV OCEAN GIANT 12

Heavy-lift / Multi-purpose, U.S.-flagged Vessel MV ‘Ocean Giant’ (ex-names: HHL Antwerp, Beluga Possession) arriving at New York Harbor. Passing the Statue of Liberty. http://www.karatzas.com


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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.