FLAMENGO - Rio de Janiero, Brazil       Call sign - PPXU     IMO number - 8223012     Owner - Empresa de Navegacao Alianca S.A., Brazil

Location - Photographed shile she was underway at Waalsorden, Holland     Photograph Date - August 1994    
Photographer - Unknown - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 16 Feb 2003     Last updated - 16 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - 31 July 1984
  Launched - May 1985
  Delivered - August 1985

  (a) Flamengo - Brazil

  She has sailed as Flamengo for her entire career and as of February 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 20,994
  Net tonnage - 10,399
  Deadweight tonnage - 26,868
  L.O.A. - 178.52 meters
  L.B.P. - 166.02 meters
  Width overall - 31.04 meters
  Width moulded - 31.01 meters
  Draught - 11.27 meters
  Depth - 16.01 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Flensburger Schiffsbauges mbH
  Country - Flensburg, West Germany
  Hull number - 2002
  Engine builder - Fiat S.G.M., Torino, Italy
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Fiat 5L80GBE diesel
  Horsepower - 18,000 bhp (13,240 kW)
  Speed - 25.5 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - bow thruster ?hp

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

* Her hull was strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions
* She is equipped with fixed guides in her holds for the stowage of containers 20 feet, 40 feet and 48 feet long (Total 1,402 TEU)
* Each of her container handling cranes are rated at 36 tonnes
* Flamengo has been owned by Empresa de Navegacao Alianca S.A., Brazil for her entire career so far (Feb 2003)

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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