EMSTAL - Germany       Call sign - V2AZ8     IMO number - 9073086     Owner - Emstal Fracht, Germany

Location - Photographed while she was underway off Europoort, Holland     Photograph Date - 14 February 1999
Photographer - Wim Van Noort     Added to archive - 21 Mar 2003     Last updated - 23 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - May 1994
  Keel laid - 5 August 1994
  Launched - 3 December 1994
  Delivered - January 1995

  (a) Emstal - Germany (7/1995)
  (b) OPDR Douro - Germany (6/1999)
  (c) Emstal - Germany (10/1999)
  (d) Emstal - Antigua (2/2000)
  (e) Emstal - Germany (6/2002)
  (f) Portlink Runner - Germany

  As of March 2003 Portlink Runner was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship / general cargo
  Gross tonnage - 3,791
  Net tonnage - 1,969
  Deadweight tonnage - 4,766
  L.O.A. - 100.60 meters
  L.B.P. - 93.00 meters
  Width overall -
  Width moulded - 16.50 meters
  Draught - 5.898 meters
  Depth - 7.50 meters
  Total container capacity - 390 TEU
  Number of cargo holds - 2
  Number of hatch covers - 2
  Cargo handling cranes - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Estaleiros Navais de Viana do Castelo S.A.
  Country - Viana do Castelo, Portugal
  Hull number - 182
  Engine builder - Krupp MaK. Maschinenbau GmbH
  Country - Kiel, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MaK 9M453C diesel
  Fuel - diesel oil
  Horsepower - 4,486 bhp or 3,300 kW
  Speed - 15.7 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 ? 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..


** Her hull is strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions
** 2003 Portlink Runner is owned by Ems-Fracht Schiffshartsges mbH & Company K.G. m.s. "Emstal" and she is operated by Portlink NV, Balgium


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