CYPRESS TRAIL - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELHW4     IMO number - 8912663     Owner - P/R Clipper Car DA, Norway

Location - Photographed while underway off Europoort, Holland     Photograph Date - 20 March 2000
Photographer - Wim Van Noort     Added to archive - 20 Mar 2003     Last updated - 22 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 1988
  Keel laid - January 1988
  Launched - July 1988
  Delivered - August 1988

  (a) Cypress Trail - Liberia

  As of March 2003 Cypress Trail was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Auto carrier / Roro
  Gross tonnage - 42,447
  Net tonnage - 12,734
  Deadweight tonnage - 12,763
  L.O.A. - 183.93 meters
  L.B.P. - 174.02 meters
  Width overall -
  Width moulded - 30.64 meters
  Draught - 8.22 meters
  Depth - 30.23 meters
  Number of fixed decks - 11
  Automobile capacity - 4,800
  Stern ramp length - 35 meters
  Stern ramp width - 7.25 meters
  Side ramp length - 19 meters
  Side ramp width - 5 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 613
  Engine builder - Hyundai Engine and Machinery Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W 8L60MCE diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 14,413 bhp or 10,600 kW
  Speed - 18.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (1,184 hp)
  Steering gear -

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..


* 1998 Cypress Trail is owned by Cypress Auto Carriers Inc. and managed by the Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd., Liberia
* 23 April 1999 she was apparently sold to Solvang ASA, Norway, placed under the operation of P/R Clipper Car DA and left under the management of the Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd.


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada & Franse Sanderse - Holland

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