Images of MV ‘Essen Express’ in New York Harbor

Images of MV ‘Essen Express’ in New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty
Neopanamax Containership 13,250 TEU built in 2013 (In Service)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Essen Express. Neo-Panamax Containership 12,000-14,999 TEU, Call Sign DCQP2, IMO Number 9501370, Hull Number 2246. Built at Hyundai HI (Ulsan) delivered in May 2013, Germany Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 366.52 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 350.00 m., Draught of 15.50 m., Moulded Depth of 29.00 m., Beam of 48.20 m., Tonnage of 60,481 International Net and 139,779 Dwt (long)., Gross Tonnage of 142,295, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 23.60 kts at 235.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Horsepower of 79,230.

OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Hapag-Lloyd Container Line GmbH and Hapag-Lloyd AG., Hamburg, Germany.

CARGO CAPACITY & HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 13,250 Total, 9,100 Homogeneous and 1,600 Reefer, Ship is too large to transit the neo-Panamax locks of the Panama Canal based on current official dimension restrictions.

POWER GENERATION & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 11K98ME7.2 – 2-stroke 11-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 58,274mkW total at 91rpm.
AUXILIARIES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 11,680ekW total, (14,600kVA total) 6600V. 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 2,934ekW total, (3,667kVA total) 6600V.
OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT: 1 x Shaft Generator (PTO) at 5,142ekW total, AC, 6600V.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 91rpm.
POS, PROPULSOR: 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 1,800ekW total AC.

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here with the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here against the Lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge; suezmax tanker MT ‘Pecos’ inbound; notice the starboard-to-starboard pass. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Hapag-Lloyd’s neopanamax containership MV ‘Essen Express’ (13,250-teu built at HHI in 2013) departing New York Harbor; seen here under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge; suezmax tanker MT ‘Pecos’ inbound; notice the starboard-to-starboard pass. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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MT ‘EAGLE FORD’

A rare sight to behold, as they say…                                                                              Images of Jones Act Suezmax Tanker ‘Eagle Ford’ (Ex-name: Kodiak)                   124,751 DWT Tanker Built 1978

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are Kodiak, Tonsina. Suezmax Tanker, Call Sign KQXZ, IMO Number 7408081. Built at Sun SB & DD, Double Hull, United States Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 264.87 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 251.46 m., Draught of 16.77 m., Beam of 41.49 m., 97.80 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 60,385, Moulded Depth of 21.85 m., Lightship air draft of 44.23 m., Keel to mast air draft of 52.70 m., Tonnage of 51,490 International Net, 24,870 Light Displacement and 122,781 Dwt (long). Gen. Elec. Engine, Speed of 17.00 kts at 150.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 30000, Bunker Capacity of 5,367 tonnes. 1 fixed pitch Propellor.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Seabulk Tankers Inc, website:  http://www.seabulktankers.com.

CARGO HANDLING: Cargo Capacities of 124,849 cu.m. and 785,276 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, Clean Ballast Tanks, 13 Tanks, 4 Pumps with a total Capacity of 12,264 cu.m.. 1 Cargo Separation, 7 Centre Tanks, 6 Wing Tanks, 4 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, American Connection Type with diameters of 24, 20, 16 and 12 inches, Manifold height above deck of 1.70 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 131.00 m., 4 Centrifugal Pump(s) in 1 Pumproom(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 12,264 t/hr, Steel cargo lines, Crude Oil Washing, Fixed Cleaning. Ballast Capacity of 43,000 tonnes, Satellite Communications, Clean Ballast Tanks, Inert Gas System, Vapour Return Ashore.

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Steam Turb. – Gen. Elec. – 22,065mkW total.

AUXILIARY: 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke 1,424mkW total driving 1 x AC generator(s), 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke 2,500mkW total driving 2 x AC generator(s).

OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT:  No Shaft Generator.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Bronze), 95rpm.

POS, PROPULSOR:  No Thrusters.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT:  1 x Screw Shaft.

ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT:  1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – NK Unknown – BlueBallast.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT:  No Cargo Gear.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported sold to Clients of SeaRiver on 11 March 2005 as part of a enbloc sale. Reported sold to Clients of Seabulk Tankers on 3 November 2014 for US$ 30m.


MT EAGLE FORD 1

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), formerly owned by SeaRiver (ExxonMobil subsidiary), while lightering crude oil to ATB ‘New Hampshire’ under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.  Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 2

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), formerly owned by SeaRiver (ExxonMobil subsidiary), while lightering crude oil to ATB ‘New Hampshire’ under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.  Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 3

The rarest of all: Suezmax tanker ‘Eagle Ford’, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), formerly owned by SeaRiver (ExxonMobil subsidiary), while lightering crude oil to ATB ‘New Hampshire’ under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.  Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 4

The rarest of all: Suezmax tanker ‘Eagle Ford’, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), formerly owned by SeaRiver (ExxonMobil subsidiary), while lightering crude oil to ATB ‘New Hampshire’ under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 5

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ Suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), formerly owned by SeaRiver (ExxonMobil subsidiary), while lightering crude oil to ATB ‘New Hampshire’ under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 6

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), formerly owned by SeaRiver (ExxonMobil subsidiary), while lightering crude oil to ATB ‘New Hampshire’ under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 7

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), formerly owned by SeaRiver (ExxonMobil subsidiary), while lightering crude oil to ATB ‘New Hampshire’ under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 8 w MT ORWELL

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ Suezmax tanker under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with inbound products tanker MT “Orwell”.  Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 9 w SEALAND WASHINGTON

The rarest of all: Suezmax tanker ‘Eagle Ford’ under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with containership MV “Sea-Land Washington” outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 10

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), while lightering crude oil to ATB ‘New Hampshire’ under the watch of tug ‘Scott Turecamo’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 11

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’, Suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), formerly owned by SeaRiver (ExxonMobil subsidiary), while lightering crude oil to ATB ‘New Hampshire’ under the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 12

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), with Downtown Manhattan skyline and the new World Trade Center in background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 13

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), with Downtown Manhattan skyline and the new World Trade Center in background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MT EAGLE FORD 14

The rarest of all: ‘Eagle Ford’ suezmax tanker, built and flagged in the USA (Jones Act), with Downtown Manhattan skyline and the new World Trade Center in background. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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