Images of MV “YM Express” with the Statue of Liberty

Images of MV “YM Express” Photographed with the Statue of Liberty
Fully-cellular “Panamax” Containership 4,660-teu built in 2015

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was YM Express. Intermediate Containership 3,000-5,999 TEU, Call Sign D5HJ4, IMO Number 9496628. Built at CSBC (Kaohsiung), Liberia Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 259.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 246.40 m., Draught of 11.80 m., Beam of 37.30 m., Gross Tonnage of 47,950, Tonnage of 41,604 Suez Canal Net, 20,411 International Net and 56,415 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp, Taiwan.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Total TEU Capacities of 4,660 Total, including 800 Reefer, 400 Reefer Plugs. Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, but is not able to transit the old locks. No Cargo Gear.

MAIN ENGINE & AUXILIARIES: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7K98MC6.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 35,140mkW total at 90rpm. 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Daihatsu 8DK-28 – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 280mm x 390mm bore/stroke 5,700mkW total at 720rpm driving 3 x Nishishiba NTAKL-VCP – AC generator(s) at 7,140ekW total, (8,925kVA total) at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), Mecklenburger, 90rpm. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), Kawasaki KT-157B5, 1,160rpm.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 75 mil (originally ordered in 2008).

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Port Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here against the Manhattan skyline as seen from the south. Port Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Panamax containership of 4,600-teu MV “YM Express” departing New York. Photographed here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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Images of MV ‘YM Evolution’ with Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan

Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ Departing New York Harbor
Panamax Containership 4,650 TEU built in 2014 at CSBC (Kaohsiung), Taiwan

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was YM Evolution. Call Sign BLHN, IMO Number 9496460. Built at CSBC (Kaohsiung), Taiwan Flagged, ABS, CCR Taiwan Classed, Length Overall of 259.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 246.40 m., Draught of 11.80 m., Moulded Depth of 19.40 m, Beam of 37.30 m., Gross Tonnage of 47,950, Tonnage of 41,600 Suez Canal Net, 20,410 International Net and 56,415 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp, Taiwan. Registered Owner: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. Vessel’s International Ship Security Certificate (ISPC), as per company’s website. And, Vessel’s International Management Certificate (ISM), as per company’s website. Both certificates are issued by The Republic of China.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: 4,650 Total TEU Capacity, with 800 Reefer (400 x Sockets), Ship is able to transit the newly expanded locks of the Panama Canal, but is not able to transit the old locks. No Cargo Gear.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7K98MC6.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 980mm x2660mm bore/stroke 35,140mkW total at 90rpm.

AUXILIARY ENGINES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x Nishishiba NTAKL-VCP – AC generator(s) at 7,140ekW total, (8,925kVA total).

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Center) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), Mecklenburger, 90rpm.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Vessel was reportedly ordered as newbuilding contract in April 2009 at US$ 75 million.

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Statue of Liberty. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’, the Statue of Liberty and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Lower Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Panamax Containership MV ‘YM Evolution’ and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. 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.

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