MSC DYMPHNA - Panama       Call sign - 3FJS8     IMO number - 8608195
Owner - Cestus Paninternational Inc. (MSC - Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A., Switzerland) Manager - MSC (Sorrento), Italy

Location - Photographed while she was underway in Holland      Photograph Date - 25 May 2003
Photographer - Douglas Cromby    Added to archive - 5 Jan 2004     Last updated - 5 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - September 1987
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - October 1988
  Delivered - January 1989
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Hanjin Rotterdam - South Korea (1998)
  (b) MSC Dymphna - Panama

  As of January 2004 MSC Dymphna was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 36,420
  Net tonnage - 14,867
  Deadweight tonnage - 43,224
  L.O.A. - 241.30 meters (791'0")
  L.B.P. - 225.23 meters (738'4")
  Width overall - 32.21 meters (105'7")
  Width moulded - 32.21 meters (105'7")
  Draught - 11.717 meters (38'5")
  Depth - 19.03 meters (62'5")
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 13
  Container capacity - 2,900 (20') or TEU
  Containers on deck - 1,554 (20')
  Containers in holds - 1,346 (20')
  Reefer containers capacity - 154
  Fixed container guides are built into her cargo holds
  She is fitted to haul 40' containers as well

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Machinery Ltd.
  Country - Koje, South Korea
  Hull number - 1062
  Engine builder - Hyundai Engine & Machinery Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 7RTA84) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 28,350 bhp or 20,853 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 22.7 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Generators - 3 x 1000kW 450V 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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