KARONGA - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELNT9     IMO number - 8908090     Owner - Cerise Shipping S.A., Germany

Location - Sailing northbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 31 July 1997
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 23 Mar 2003     Last updated - 27 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - December 1989
  Keel laid - February 1990
  Launched - July 1990
  Delivered - July 1991

  (a) Prosperity - Liberia (1995)
  (b) Karonga - Liberia (1998)
  (c) Nordana Advisor - Liberia (1999)
  (d) Karonga - Liberia (2000)
  (e) Delmas Kerguelen - Liberia (2001)
  (f) Karonga - Liberia

  As of March 2003 Karonga was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container & general cargo
  Gross tonnage - 13,382
  Net tonnage - 6,809
  Deadweight tonnage - 17,328
  L.O.A. - 158.91 meters
  L.B.P. - 146.00 meters
  Width overall - 23.94 meters
  Width moulded - 23.05 meters
  Draught - 10.091 meters
  Depth - 13.40 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Container capacity - 1,033 TEU
  Reefer capacity - 45 TEU
  Also fitted to carry 40 foot containers
  Cargo cranes - 1 (60 tonne), 2 (40 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Schiffswerft "Neptun" GmbH
  Country - Rostock, Germany
  Hull number - 462
  Engine builder - Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock GmbH
  Country - Rostock, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 5RTA58 diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 10,808 bhp or 7,950 kW
  Speed - 16.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (1,072 hp or 800 kW)
  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..


** Her hull is strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes and for navigation in light ice conditions


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