Images of Car-Carrier Vessel MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ in New York Harbor

Images of Car-Carrier Vessel MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ with Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge
Pure Car-Carrier (PCC) Vessel 6,400-ceu, built in 2002 at Shin Kurushima

VESSEL’S DESCRIPTION & IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Grand Pioneer. Call Sign HOBN, IMO Number 9247572. Built at Shin Kurushima, Panama Flagged, Korean Classed, Length Overall of 199.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 192.85 m., Draught of 9.60 m., Moulded Depth of 14.60 m., Beam of 32.25 m., Gross Tonnage of 58,945, Tonnage of 17,685 International Net and 18,818 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: Cido Shipping (HK) Co Ltd, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.  Technical Manager: Cido Shipping (Korea) Ltd, South Korea. Registered Owner: Dynamic Carrier Shipping S.A.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 6,400 Cars, 13 Vehicle Decks, 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a maximum load of 150 tonnes, 2 Side Ramp(s) with a maximum load of 35 tonnes.

ENGINES & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 8UEC60LS – 2-stroke 8-cyl. 600mm x2200mm bore/stroke 14,161mkW total at 100rpm. Mitsubishi Engine, Speed of 20.75 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 19,253, Bunker Capacity of 1,757 IFO 380.

PROPULSOR: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 100rpm.

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Statue of Liberty (right corner). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Statue of Liberty (left corner). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Statue of Liberty (left corner). Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here in the Upper New York Harbor with Brooklyn in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Car-Carrier MV ‘Grand Pioneer’ departing the Port of New York. Seen here with the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of American-flagged Vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ and the Statue of Liberty

Images of American-flagged Vessel MV ‘Green Cove’, One World Trade Center, Manhattan skyline, Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and the Statue of Liberty
Pure Car Carrier (PCC) Vessel, 5,980-ceu, built in 1999 in Japan

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Pegasus Leader. Ex-name is Pegasus Leader. Call Sign WDG5660, IMO Number 9181560. Built at Shin Kurushima, United States Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 199.93 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 190.00 m., Draught of 10.00 m., Moulded Depth of 15.25 m., Beam of 32.25 m., 54.40 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, , Tonnage of 17,270 International Net and 22,388 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 57,565.

VESSEL’S MANAGERS / OWNERS: Central Gulf Lines Inc, United States. Central Gulf Lines Inc was a subsidiary of International Shipholding Corp ISH with the latter filing for bankruptcy in 2016 – now part of the Seacor Holdings Inc. Technical Manager: LMS Shipmanagement Inc, United States.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 5,980 Cars, 12 Vehicle Decks, Lane Width of 8.00 m., 1 Stern Door/Ramp(s) with a Length of 40.00 m., a width of 13.50 m. and a maximum load of 150 tonnes, 1 Side Door/Ramp(s) with a Length of 20.00 m., a width of 4.20 m. and a maximum load of 30 tonnes, Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, and is also able to transit the old locks.

POWER, PROPULSION & NAVIGATION:
MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 8UEC60LS – 2-stroke 8-cyl. 600mm x2200mm bore/stroke 14,121mkW total at 100rpm.

AUXILIARY:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 3,300ekW total, (4,125kVA total).

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

POS, PROPULSOR:  1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) AC.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract cost of US$45 mil in 1997.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here north of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here north of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge with partial view of Fort Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; aft and stern view detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; detail view of the bow and navigation bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here against One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here against One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

American-flagged (but not Jones Act) car carrier vessel MV ‘Green Cove’ entering Upper New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

© 2013 – present 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.