CSE FORTUNE EXPRESS - Panama       Call sign - H9UJ     IMO number - 9250218
Owner/Manager - CSEI Transport (Panama) Corporation, Panama (China Steel Express Corporation, Taiwan)

Location - CSE Fortune Express was photographed while she was underway off Holland     Photograph Date - 2 August 2004
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 24 October 2004     Last updated - 24 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 2001
  Keel laid - 6 June 2001
  Launched - 18 November 2001
  Delivered - February 2000

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) CSE Fortune Express - Panama

  As of October 2004 CSE Fortune Express was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Gearless bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 39,727
  Net tonnage - 25,754
  Deadweight tonnage - 76,634
  L.O.A. - 224.94 meters ( 738' 1" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 217.00 meters ( 711' 11.5" )
  Width overall - 32.26 meters ( 105' 10" )
  Width moulded - 32.26 meters ( 105' 10" )
  Draught - 14.139 meters ( 46' 5" )
  Depth - 19.50 meters ( 63' 11.5" )
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Total cargo hold volume - 90,740 cubuc meters
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes (iron ore)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Imabari Zosen K.K.
  Country - Marugame, Japan
  Hull number - 1356
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
  Country - ???, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 6S60MC) 6-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 14,030 hp or 10,320 kW
  Maximum RPM - 105
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - unknown

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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