MAPLE ACE II - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELPQ9     IMO number - 9014808     Owner - Maple Car Transport Corporation

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - 4 June 2001
Photographer - Rob Brown courtesy Rene Beauchamp     Added to archive - 23 Mar 2003     Last updated - 27 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - August 1990
  Keel laid - November 1991
  Launched - March 1992
  Delivered - July 1992

  (a) Maple Ace II - Panama (1993)
  (b) Maple Ace II - Liberia

  As of March 2003 Maple Ace II was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Vehicle carrier
  Gross tonnage - 38,349
  Net tonnage - 11,509
  Deadweight tonnage - 15,361
  L.O.A. - 188.03 meters
  L.B.P. - 178.00 meters
  Width overall -
  Width moulded - 28.20 meters
  Draught - 8.419 meters
  Depth - 20.79 meters
  Number of vehicle decks - 10
  Automobile capacity - 3,241
  Ramps - 2 (1 side & 1 stern)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co.
  Country - Onishi, Japan
  Hull number - 2737
  Engine builder - Kobe Hatsudoki K.K.
  Country - Tarami, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Mitsubishi 6UEC60LA diesel
  Fuel - heavy oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 12,609 bhp or 9,273 kW
  Speed - 18 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 ? hp
  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..


** Since 1993 Maple Ace II has been owned by the Maple Car Transport Corporation and managed by M.O. Ship Management Company Ltd.


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