CAP ROCA - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELVM6     IMO number - 8704183     Owner - Hamburg Sud, Germany

Location - Underway off Holland     Photograph Date - 1991
Photographer - Malte Schwarz     Added to archive - 3 Feb 2003     Last updated - 24 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - June 1988
  Launched - March 1989
  Delivered - May 1990

  (a) Berlin Express - Germany (1991)
  (b) Pol Jos - Germany (1992)
  (c) Berlin Express - Germany (1993)
  (d) New York Express - Germany (1995)
  (e) Cap Roca - Germany (1998)
  (f) Cap Roca - Liberia

  As of Feb 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 35,303
  Net tonnage - 16,029
  Deadweight tonnage - 42,221
  L.O.A. - 233.02 meters
  L.B.P. - 220.42 meters
  Width overall - 32.20 meters
  Width moulded - 32.20 meters
  Draught - 12.42 meters
  Depth - 18.80 meters
  Container capacity - 2,640 TEU
  Reefer container capacity - 516 TEU

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard
  Country - Shanghai, China
  Hull number - 1178
  Engine builder - Hudong Shipyard, Shanghai
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 7RTA84 diesel
  Horsepower - 21,330 kW or 28,958 bhp
  Speed - 21 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - 1 fixed pitch bow thruster 2,681 hp
  Cranes - 2 - 40 tonne (32 meters)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* From 1990 until 1995 she was owned by Hapag-Lloyd, Germany and operated by them with periodic charters to other shippers
* Since 1995 she has been owned by Hamburg Sud, Germany (Cap Roca MAritime Ltd.) with Columbus Shipmanagement GmbH as her manager

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society

Additional information - Yuri Hannes Nousiainen - Brazil & Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada

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