MOL VIRTUE - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - A8BZ6     IMO number - 9196905
Owner - Beteiligungs-KG ms "Northern Glory" Shipping Corporation ("NRG" Norddeutsche Reederei Beteiligungsgeselschaft mbH & Co., Germany - manager)

Location - Photographed while she was underway at VAncouver, British Columbia on Canada's Pacific coast
Photograph Date - 1 August 2003      Photographer - Rick Garcia    Added to archive - 4 Jan 2004     Last updated - 4 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1998
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - 17 November 2000
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Northern Glory - launched (2000)
  (b) APL Egypt - Liberia (2002)
  (c) MOL Virtue - Liberia (6 Dec 2003)
  (d) APL Egypt - Liberia

  As of January 2004 APL Egypt was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 54,415
  Net tonnage - 23,872
  Deadweight tonnage - 67,318
  L.O.A. - 293.99 meters (963'8.5")
  L.B.P. - 283.20 meters (928'4")
  Width overall - 32.20 meters (105'6.5")
  Width moulded - 32.20 meters (105'6.5")
  Draught - 13.550 meters (44'5")
  Depth - 21.80 meters (71'5.5")
  Number of cargo holds - unknown
  Number of hatch covers - 17
  Container capacity - 4,890 (20') or TEU
  Containers on deck - 2,564 (20')
  Containers in holds - 2,326 (20')
  Reefer containers capacity - 370
  She is fitted to haul 40' containers as well
  Fixed guides are fitted in her holds

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 1220
  Engine builder - Hundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 7K98MC) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 47,000 bhp or 34,571 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)
  Stern thuster - unknown
  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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