CYGNUS REEFER - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELLM6     IMO number - 8911114
Owner/Manager - NYK Star Reefers Ltd. (Nippon Yusen Kaisha, Japan) / Wallem Shipmanagement, England - manager

Location - Cygnus Reefer 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 - June 1989
  Keel laid - 3 August 1989
  Launched - 15 November 1989
  Delivered - MArch 1980

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Cygnus Reefer - Panama (9/1993)
  (b) Cygnus Reefer - Liberia

  As of October 2004 Cygnus Reefer was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Refrigerated cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 8,818
  Net tonnage - 3,810
  Deadweight tonnage - 9,679
  L.O.A. - 144.03 meters ( 472' 7" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 136.00 meters ( 446' 3" )
  Width overall - 21.60 meters ( 70' 10" )
  Width moulded - 21.60 meters ( 70' 10" )
  Draught - 8.124 meters ( 26' 8" )
  Depth - 12.85 meters ( 42' 2" )
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Number of tween decks - 4
  Cargo hold volume - 12,495 cubuc m
  Cargo cranes - 2 (30 tonnes) & 2 (5 tonnes)
  Also designed to carry vehicles

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co. Ltd.
  Country - Onishi, Japan
  Hull number - 2657
  Engine builder - Kobe Hatsudoki K.K.
  Country - Kobe, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Mitsubishi (model 6UEC52LS) 6-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 10,801 bhp or 7,945 kW
  Maximum RPM - 120
  Fuel - Diesel fuel oil & Heavy fuel oil
  Disel fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 20.8 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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