MSC BREMEN - Panama       Call sign - V2OL3     IMO number - 9155107
Owner - Beteiligungs Kommanditgeselschaft m.s. "Northern Vision" Schiffahrtsgessellschaft mbH & Co., Germany
Operator/charterer - (Mediterranean Shipping Corporation, Switzerland - manager)

Location - MSC Bremen was photographed while she was underway off Holland     Photograph Date - 30 July 2004
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 19 October 2004     Last updated - 19 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - August 1996
  Keel laid - 31 March 1997
  Launched - 28 June 1997
  Delivered - September 1997

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Northern Vision - pre-launch name (6/1997)
  (b) CMBT Erebus - Germany (3/1998)
  (c) CMBT Erebus - Isle of Man (4/2001)
  (d) Safmarine Erebus - Isle of Man (12/2001)
  (e) Lykes Innovator - Isle of Man (11/2003)
  (f) MSC Bremen - Antigua

  As of October 2004 MSC Bremen was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Open Hatch Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 29,115
  Net tonnage - 17,030
  Deadweight tonnage - 40,117
  L.O.A. - 196.00 meters ( 643' 1" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 184.00 meters ( 703' 8.5" )
  Width overall - 32.25 meters ( 105' 10" )
  Width moulded - 32.25 meters ( 105' 10" )
  Draught - 12.50 meters ( 41' 0" )
  Depth - 18.80 meters ( 61' 8" )
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Number of hatch covers - none
  Fixed container guides fitted in all holds
  Total container capacity - 2,808 TEU
  Reefer container capacity - 400 TEU

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 1046
  Engine builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 8RTA72U) 8-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 32,549 bhp or 23,942 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 198.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 3,772.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - @45 tonnes/day
  Speed - 22.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (unknown hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 1,479kW 440V 60Hz a.c.

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