MSC DIEGO - Panama       Call sign - 3FZP8     IMO number - 9202649
Owner/Operator - Bravata International S.A., (Mediterranean Shipping Corporation, Switzerland - manager)

Location - MSC Diego was photographed while she was underway off Holland     Photograph Date - 2 August 2004
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 19 October 2004     Last updated - 19 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - November 1997
  Keel laid - 29 August 1998
  Launched - 28 November 1998
  Delivered - January 1999

  Newbuild price - $54,000,000 US

  (a) MSC Diego - Panama

  As of October 2004 MSC Diego was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Cellular Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 40,631
  Net tonnage - 23,676
  Deadweight tonnage - 56,889
  L.O.A. - 259.50 meters ( 851' 5" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 244.00 meters ( 800' 7" )
  Width overall - 32.20 meters ( 105' 8" )
  Width moulded - 32.20 meters ( 105' 8" )
  Draught - 13.020 meters ( 47' 9" )
  Depth - 19.80 meters ( 64' 11.5" )
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 14
  Fixed container guides fitted in all holds
  Total container capacity - 4,056 TEU
  Containers in holds - 1,611 TEU
  Containers on deck - 2,445 TEU
  Reefer container capacity - 150 TEU

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hanjin Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Pusan, South Korea
  Hull number - 063
  Engine builder - Wartsila NSD Sweden AB
  Country - Trolhattan, Sweden
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 8RTA84C) 8-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 39,672 bhp or 29,181 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 271.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 5,780.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 120 tonnes/day
  Speed - 23.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (unknown hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 4 x 1,060kW 450V 60Hz a.c.

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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