MING SOUTH - Kaohsiung, Taiwan       Call sign - BLIQ     IMO number - 9001227
Owner - Yangming Marine Transport Corporation, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Location - Photographed while she was sailing outbound from Europoort, Holland for the North Sea      Photograph Date - 21 December 2000
Photographer - Wim Van Noort    Added to archive - 3 Jan 2004     Last updated - 3 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - December 1993
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - May 1995
  Delivered - August 1995
  Construction cost - $61.5 million (US)

  (a) Ming South - Taiwan

  As of January 2004 Ming South was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 46,697
  Net tonnage - 21,375
  Deadweight tonnage - 45,995
  L.O.A. - 275.70 meters (903'9")
  L.B.P. - 259.20 meters (849'8")
  Width overall - 32.28 meters (105'10")
  Width moulded - 32.20 meters (105'7")
  Draught - 11.200 meters (36'9")
  Depth - 21.20 meters (69'6")
  Number of cargo holds - 7 cellular
  Number of hatch covers - 15
  Number of wing hatches - 30
  Container capacity - 3,725 (20') or TEU
  Containers on deck - 1,911 (20')
  Containers in holds - 1,814 (20')
  Reefer capacity - 200 (20' or 40')
  CAn carry 40 ' containers on deck and in her holds
  Her holds are fitted with fixed container guides

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - China Shihpbuilding Corporation
  Country - Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  Hull number - 533
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
  Country - ??, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 10L80MC) 10-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 42,100 bhp or 30,967 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 24.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - 1 variable pitch (? hp)
  Generators - unknown

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..


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