CMA MERSIN - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - DHMN    IMO number - 9152595    Owner - Hansa Treuhand AS & Co., Germany (Leonhardt & Blumberg)

Location - Photographed while underway on the River Elbe near Hamburg, Germany     Photograph Date - 1999
Photographer - Malte Schwarz - (Willem VanMaanen's collection)     Added to archive - 4 Feb 2003     Last updated - 13 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - 20 January 1998
  Launched - 29 April 1998
  Delivered - 10 July 1998

  (a) Hansa Castella - Liberia (1999)
  (b) CMA Mersin - Liberia (2000)
  (c) Damaskus - Liberia (2001)
  (d) Damaskus - Germany

  Still operational as Damaskus as of Feb 2003

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 16,915
  Net tonnage - 7,595
  Deadweight tonnage - 21,473
  Length overall - 168.0 m
  Length between perpendiculars - 158.0 m
  Width overall - 27.2 m
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 9.2 m
  Depth - 13.80 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Hanjin Heavy Industries
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 637
  Engine builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - MAN B&W 6S60MC diesel
  Horsepower - 16,704
  Speed - 19.3 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - bow thruster ? hp

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

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

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