DEL MONTE TRANSPORTER - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELIU2     IMO number - 8713603     Owner - Everett-Orient Line Inc.

Location - Photographed while she was underway off Waalsorden, Holland     Photograph Date - 9 July 1999
Photographer - Wim Van Noort     Added to archive - 21 Mar 2003     Last updated - 22 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - September 1987
  Keel laid - December 1988
  Launched - June 1989
  Delivered - February 1990

  (a) Del Monte Transporter - Liberia (2000)
  (b) Transporter - Liberia

  As of March 2003 Transporter is still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Refrigerated cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 8,945
  Net tonnage - 4,306
  Deadweight tonnage - 9,867
  L.O.A. - 141.03 meters
  L.B.P. - 130.03 meters
  Width overall - 22.32 meters
  Width moulded - 22.31 meters
  Draught - 9.202 meters
  Depth - 12.76 meters
  Total container capacity - 248 TEU
  Containers (deck) - 24 (20') & 46 (40')
  Container (hold) - 72 (20') & 30 (40')
  Reefer capacity - unknown
  Cargo handling cranes - 4 (19 tonne)
  Also fitted to carry cargo pallets
  Number of tween decks 12

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Astilleros Espanoles S.A. (AESA) - Factoria de Sevilla
  Country - Sevilla, Spain
  Hull number - 273
  Engine builder - Astilleros Espanoles S.A. - Manises Works
  Country - Valencia, Spain
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W 6L60MC diesel
  Fuel - heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 13,250 bhp or 9,746 kW
  Speed - 20 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder

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..


** 1992 until 2000 Del Monte Transporter was owned by the Everett-Orient Line, Hong Kong and operated by Network Shipping Ltd., U.S.A. under charter to Del Monte
** 2003 Transporter is owned by the Del Monte Corporation (Proton Ltd) and is managed by Norbulk Shipping (UK) Ltd., U.K.


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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