CITY OF TUNIS - St. John's, Antigua       Call sign - V2GE     IMO number - 9070761
Owner - KG ms Northern Harmony Schiffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Co., Germany (Reederei Karl Schluter GmbH & Co KG, Germany)

Location - City of Tunis was photographed while she was underway at Hamburg, Germany
Photograph Date - 2002     Photographer - Bernd Gell    Added to archive - 8 Jan 2004     Last updated - 8 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1993
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - November 1993
  Delivered - 24 February 1994
  Construction cost - $17.5 million (US)

  (a) Northern Harmony - Germany (1994)
  (b) City of Tunis - Germany (1995)
  (c) City of Tunis - Antigua

  As of January 2004 City of Tunis was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Geared container ship
  Gross tonnage - 19,819
  Net tonnage - 6,507
  Deadweight tonnage - 20,252
  L.O.A. - 174.47 meters (571'11")
  L.B.P. - 164.00 meters (537'7")
  Width overall - 27.44 meters (89'11.5")
  Width moulded - 27.40 meters (89'10")
  Draught - 9.400 meters (30'10")
  Depth - 15.80 meters (51'10")
  Number of cargo holds - 6 cellular
  Number of hatch covers - 8
  Container capacity - 1,709 TEU (20' units)
  Containers on deck - 1,021 TEU
  Containers in holds - 688 TEU
  Reefer capacity - 72
  Cargo handling cranes - 2 (40T) & 1(8T)
  CArgo holds fitted with fixed container guides

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Daewoo Shipbuilding & Heavy MAchinery Ltd.
  Country - Okpo, South Korea
  Hull number - 4027
  Engine builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 6L60MC) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 15,600 bhp or 11,475 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 19.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Generators - 3 x 893kW 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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