Caribbean Star - Panama       Call sign - 3FTO7     IMO number - 9150810
Owner/Manager - Star Reefers Shipowning Inc. (Star Reefers, Norway - manager)

Location - Caribbean Star was photographed while she was underway off Holland     Photograph Date - 4 August 2004
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 25 October 2004     Last updated - 25 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1996
  Keel laid - 24 March 1997
  Launched - 3 July 1997
  Delivered - October 1987

  Newbuild price - $30,000,000 US

  (a) Caribbean Star - Panama (2/1999)
  (b) Hornsea - Panama (3/2000)
  (c) Caribbean Star - Panama

  As of October 2004 Caribbean Star was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Refrigerated cargo / container ship
  Gross tonnage - 11,435
  Net tonnage - 5,901
  Deadweight tonnage - 10,362
  L.O.A. - 154.00 meters ( 505' 3" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 144.60 meters ( 474' 5" )
  Width overall - 24.00 meters ( 78' 9" )
  Width moulded - 24.00 meters ( 78' 9" )
  Draught - 9.018 meters ( 29' 7" )
  Depth - 13.30 meters ( 43' 8" )
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Number of tween decks - 4
  Cargo hold volume - 15,994 cubuc m
  Reefer container capacity - 254 TEU
  Also fitted to carry 40 foot containers
  Cargo cranes - 2 (36 tonnes) & 2 (8 tonnes)
  Also designed to carry vehicles

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Shikoku Dockyard Co. Ltd.
  Country - Takamatsu, Japan
  Hull number - 884
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 6L60MC) 6-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 14,040 bhp or 10,327 kW
  Maximum RPM - 123
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,596.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 51.2 tonnes/day
  Speed - 20.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 4 x 800kW a.c.

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..


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