MSC CANADA - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELZU3     IMO number - 9232759     Owner - Stefan Patjens, Germany (Tedpa Shipping Inc.)

Location - Underway in the St. Lawrence River near Vercheres, Quebec, Canada     Photograph Date - 7 April 2002
Photographer - Marc Piche     Added to archive - 22 Apr 2003     Last updated - 22 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - May 2000
  Keel laid - 20 July 2001
  Launched - 26 November 2001
  Delivered - 21 December 2001

  (a) Liwia - Liberia (2001)
  (b) MSC Canada - Liberia (28 Feb 2002)
  Renamed MSC Canada prior to launch
  (c) Safmarine Ikapa - Liberia

  As of April 2003 Safmarine Ikapa was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 32,322
  Net tonnage - 12,515
  Deadweight tonnage - 39,600
  L.O.A. - 211.00 meters
  L.B.P. - 196.00 meters
  Width overall - 32.26 meters
  Width moulded - 32.26 meters
  Draught - 12.00 meters
  Depth - 19.00 meters
  Number of cargo holds -
  Number of hatch covers - 10
  Container capacity - 2,732 TEU
  Cargo cranes - 3 (45 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Gydnia Shipyard
  Country - , Poland
  Hull number - 8184/6
  Engine builder - Cegielski
  Country - , Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN B&W 7S70MC diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 29,570 bhp or 21,748 kW
  Speed - 22.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  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..


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