DOLLART TRADER - Leer, Germany        Call sign - DBOF    IMO number - 9162356

Location - Underway in Holland     Photograph Date - August 2001    
Photographer - Unknown (Willem VanMaanen collection)    Added to archive - 11 Feb 2003    Last updated - 30 August 2005

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - 1996
  Building started - March 1987
  Keel laid - May 1997
  Launched - July 1997
  Delivered - October 1997

  (a) Dollart Trader - Germany (1997)
  (b) Repubblica de la Boca - Germany (1999)
  (c) Libra Genova - Antigua (2000)
  (d) Dollart Trader - Antigua (2001)
  (e) Dollart Trader - Germany (2004)
  (f) CAP Serrat - Antigua

  She is still in service as of August 2005

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Cellular container ship
  Gross tonnage - 16,165
  Net tonnage - 9,227
  Deadweight tonnage - 22,015
  L.O.A. - 168.0 meters
  L.B.P. - 156.0 meters
  Width overall - 26.7 meters
  Width moulded - meters
  Draught - 10.8 meters
  Depth - 14.7 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - MTW Schiffswerft GmbH
  Country - Wismar, Germany
  Hull number - 303
  Engine builder - Dieselmotorenwerk Bremer Vulkan GmbH, Rostock, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 7RTA62U diesel
  Horsepower - 21,159
  Speed - 21 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - Bow thruster ?hp

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

* Owner since October of 1997 has been Hermann Buss KG M.S. "Dollart Trader" GmbH & Company (manager, Hermann Buss GmbH & Cie)

* August 2005 - CAP Serrat's route is - Long Beach, California to Oakland, California then Papeete, Tahiti, Apia, Independent Samoa then Pago Pago, American Samoa and finally, back to Long Beach, California.

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information courtesy - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada, Bill Warnock - Southern California

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