Images of Containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ in the MIssissippi River

MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ Sailing upstream in the Mississippi River                  Fully Cellular Neo-panamax Containership, 8,450-teu, built in 2006

VESSSEL DESCRIPTION / IDENTIFICATION: IMO Number 9299795, Launch Name was CMA CGM Traviata. Call Sign FMFT, IMO Number 9299795, Hull Number S254. Built at Hyundai Samho HI delivered in Mar 2006, Registered International Francais Flagged, BV Classed, Length Overall of 335.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 314.71 m., Draught of 14.52 m., Moulded Depth of 24.60 m., Beam of 42.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 91,410, Tonnage of 48,921 International Net and 100,210 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: CMA CGM SA, France. Technical Manager: CMA Ships, France. Operator: CMA CGM SA, France. Registered Owner: Snc Fenice Bail 2, France.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 8,448 Total, 6,310 Homogeneous and 1,400 Reefer, 9 Holds, Ship is able to transit the neo-Panamax locks of the Panama Canal based on current official dimension restrictions, but is not able to transit the old locks. Total Teu Capacity of 8,450.

POWER & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 12K98MC6.1 – 2-stroke 12-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 68,655mkW total at 94rpm.
AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MAN Energy Solutions 7L27/38 – 4-stroke 7-cyl. 270mm x 380mm bore/stroke 6,930mkW total at 720rpm driving 3 x Hyundai Electric AC generator(s) at 6,654ekW total, (8,319kVA total) 450V at 60Hz. 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MAN Energy Solutions 9L27/38 – 4-stroke 9-cyl. 270mm x 380mm bore/stroke 5,940mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x Hyundai Electric AC generator(s) at 5,682ekW total, (7,102kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 94rpm.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.
CARGO EQUIPMENT: 700 x Sockets, Reefer – .
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT: 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – Bio-UV BIO-Sea® at 1000cu.m/hr – 2021 installation year.
BOILER EQUIPMENT: 1 x Boiler, Oil/Gas fired – Aalborg – Mission™ OS 40.14 m2 at 10 bar. 1 x Boiler, Exhaust Heated – Aalborg AQ-2 – 736m2 at 10 bar.
EMERGENCY: 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Cummins Inc4-stroke 600mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x Cummins Inc AC generator(s) at 500ekW total, (625kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Homeported in Marseilles, France, neo-panamax containership MV ‘CMA CGM La Traviata’ sailing upstream in the Mississippi River in fall 2019, en route to New Orleans. Built in 2006 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (Samho). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Tug ‘Bouchard Girls’, coupled with Tank Barge ‘B. No 295’

Pusher Tug ‘Bouchard Girls’, married to Black Oil Tank Barge ‘B. No 295’
Tug 6,000 HP built in 1989 at Halter (Lockport) 

TUG DESCRIPTION: Call Sign WAG9386, IMO Number 8835102, Hull Number 1167. Built at Moss Point Marine (now part of VT Halter group) delivered in Dec 1989, United States Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 38.71 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 38.71 m., Draught of 5.92 m., Moulded Depth of 6.40 m.,, Beam of 11.28 m., Gross Tonnage of 592, Tonnage of 177 International Net and 1,215 Dwt (long). INTERcon coupler system.

VESSELS’ OWNERS: Bouchard Transportation Co Inc, Melville, New York, United States. Technical Manager: Bouchard Transportation Co Inc, Melville, New York, United States. Operator: Bouchard Transportation Co Inc, Melville, New York, United States. Registered Owner: BOUCHARD TRANSPORTATION CO. INC. – MELVILLE.

MAIN ENGINE: 2 x Diesel – Gen. Motors EMD 16-645-F7B – 2-stroke 16-cyl. 230mm x254mm bore/stroke 4,413mkW total at 900rpm. Marine Diesel Oil (MDO).
PROPULSOR: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (mechanical). Speed of 12.00 kts,
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 2 x Screw Shaft.

TANK BARGE B No 295 INFORMATION                                                                      Vessel name B. No. 295
Year Built 2006
Capacity 158,128 BBLs
Service Black Oil
Pumps 4
Specifications Download

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295‘ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Panamax Vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ Sailing Upstream in the Mississippi River

Images of MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ in the Mississippi River
Panamax Drybulk 77,000 DWT, Built in 2014 at Imabari SB

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Sun Excelsior. Panamax Bulker, Call Sign 3EUF9, IMO Number 9691515, Hull Number 1665. Built at Imabari SB Marugame delivered in Jun 2014, Panama Flagged, NKK Classed, P&I insurance with Japan P&I, Length Overall of 224.98 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 218.00 m., Draught of 14.45 m., Moulded Depth of 19.90 m., Beam of 32.24 m., 67.60 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 40,944, Tonnage of 25,984 International Net and 75,941 Dwt (long)., Design IS 77K by Imabari Shipbuilding, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.70 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Horsepower of 13,270, Bunker Capacity of 3,512 IFO 380, Power Type: Diesel 2-Stroke, BWTS (Fitted).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Misuga Kaiun Co Ltd, Japan. Technical Manager: Misuga Kaiun Co Ltd, Japan. Operator: Misuga Kaiun Co Ltd, Japan. Registered Owner: South Devon Maritime SA.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 91,140 cu.m., 7 Holds, 7 Hatches, Strengthened for Heavy Cargo.

PROPULSION & POWER:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C7.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 9,760mkW total at 88rpm.
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.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 88rpm.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft, at Ø550.00mm.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-1000 – Electro-Cleen™ at 1000cu.m/hr. 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-450 – Electro-Cleen™ at 450cu.m/hr.
EMERGENCY 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Doosan Infracore AD086TIS – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 111mm x 139mm bore/stroke 186mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz. 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Doosan Infracore AD136TIS – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 111mm x 139mm bore/stroke 138mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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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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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. To purchase rights or merchandise of high resolutions images and art presented here, please visit www.karatzas.nyc or email < info [at] BMKaratzas.com >. Thank you for the consideration.