ATLANTIC TRADER - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3XJ4     IMO number - 8922539     Owner - Leido Shipmanagement Ltd.

Location - Photographed while underway off Waalsorden, Holland     Photograph Date - 26 June 2000
Photographer - Wim Van Noort     Added to archive - 19 Mar 2003     Last updated - 22 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - August 1988
  Keel laid - 1988
  Launched - 1989
  Delivered - July 1989

  (a) Lukhovitsy - Russia (1996)
  (b) Altair Star - Cyprus (1997)
  (c) Bremer Trader - Cyprus (1999)
  (d) Sandra Delmas - Cyprus (2000)
  (e) Hanseatic Trader - Cyprus (2001)
  (f) Atlantic Trader - Cyprus

  As of March 2003 Atlantic Trader was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo / Roro
  Gross tonnage - 15,903
  Net tonnage - 8,105
  Deadweight tonnage - 17,850
  L.O.A. - 173.50 meters
  L.B.P. - 161.00 meters
  Width overall - 23.09 meters
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 10.00 meters
  Depth - 13.70 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Container capacity (holds) - 361 (20 foot)
  Container capacity (deck) - 258 (20 foot)
  Reefer container capacity - 30
  Also fitted to carry 40 foot containers
  Cargo cranes - 4 (12 tonne), 2 (25 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - VEB Warnowwerft Warnemuende
  Country - Warnemuende, Germany
  Hull number - 142
  Engine builder - VEB Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock (DMR)
  Country - Rostock, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN K5SZ70/125BL diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 10,332 bhp or 7,600 kW
  Speed - 15.75 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (1,000 hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


* She is fitted with a stern ramp for loading up to 232 cars and 22 trailers (25 meters long, 5.8 meters wide and it is rated to carry 45 tonnes)
* 2003 Atlantic Trader has been owned by Interorient Navigation Co. Ltd., Cyprus (Leido Shipmanagement Ltd.


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada & Frans Sanderse - Holland

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