MALMO LINK - Malmo, Sweden       Call sign - SICE     IMO number - 7822861
Owner - Nordo-Link Rederi Ab, Sweden

Location - Photographed while arriving at Travemuende, Germany     Photograph Date - May 2002
Photographer - Bernd Gell     Added to archive - 10 Aug 2003     Last updated - 12 Aug 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - November 1978
  Keel laid -
  Launched - July 1980
  Delivered - December 1980

  (a) Finnhawk - Bahamas (90)
  (b) Malmo Link - Finland (90)
  (c) Malmo Link - Sweden

  As of August 2003 Malmo Link was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Passenger/roro/ferry vessel
  Gross tonnage - 33,163
  Net tonnage - 17,996
  Deadweight tonnage - 18,718
  L.O.A. - 192.59 meters
  L.B.P. - 182.91 meters
  Width overall - 27.03 meters
  Width moulded - 27.01
  Draught - 8.402 meters
  Depth - 16.97 meters
  Number of decks - 2
  Number of side ramps - 2
  Bow ramp - 8 meters x 4.9 meters
  Lane length - 3,500 meters
  Vehicle capacity - 300 cars
  Railway car capacity -
  Number of berths - 214
  Number of cabins - 102
  Passenger capacity -
  Container capacity - 1,132
  Cargo cranes - 1 (33 tonne) & 1 (5 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - AB Oskarshamns Varv
  Country - Oskarshamns, Sweden
  Hull number - 429
  Engine builder - H. Cegielski Zaklady Przemyslu Metalowego
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Sulzer 6RND68M diesels
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 21,616 bhp or 15,900 kW
  Speed - 18.0 knots
  Propellers - 2 variable pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudders
  Bow thusters - 2 (? hp)

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..


** In 1990 as Finnhawk this ship underwent a conversion of some kind but details of that work are unknown


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