MSC EYRA - Panama       Call sign - H3FW     IMO number - 8201648
Owner/Manager - Compania Naviera Eyra S.A. (Pacific Marine Services, Hong Hong - manager)
Operator/Charterer - Mediterranean Shipping Corporation, Switzerland

Location - MSC Eyra 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 - February 1981
  Keel laid - January 1982 ??
  Launched - June 1982 ??
  Delivered - November 1982

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Kapitan Kozlovskiy - Russia (2/1995)
  (b) CGM Le Cap - Cyprus (11/1995)
  (c) Miden Agan - Cyprus (9/1997)
  (d) Maersk Toronto - Cyprus (6/2000)
  (e) Miden Agan - Cyprus (11/2002)
  (f) Pelineo - Cyprus (2/2004)
  (g) MSC Eyra - Panama

  As of October 2004 MSC Eyra was still in service

PARTICULARS (After 1989 lengthening)

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 21,586
  Net tonnage - 7,164
  Deadweight tonnage - 21,370
  L.O.A. - 203.06 meters ( 666' 4" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 192.73 meters ( 632' 4" )
  Width overall - 25.46 meters ( 83' 6.5" )
  Width moulded - 25.40 meters ( 83' 4" )
  Draught - 9.821 meters ( 32' 3" )
  Depth - 15.91 meters ( 52' 2.5" )
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Number of hatch covers - 16
  Fixed container guides fitted in holds and on deck (aft)
  Total container capacity - 1,254 TEU
  Reefer container capacity - 90 TEU
  Strengthened for navigaiton in light ice conditions

PARTICULARS (Prior to lengthening)

  Gross tonnage - 17,720
  Net tonnage - 8,828
  Deadweight tonnage - 15,951
  L.O.A. - 173.92 meters ( 666' 4" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 163.58 meters ( 632' 4" )
  Number of cargo holds - 5 cellular
  Number of hatch covers - 16
  Fixed container guides fitted in holds and on deck (aft)
  Total container capacity - 938 TEU
  Contaiers on deck - 402 TEU
  Containers in holds - 536 TEU
  Reefer container capacity - 100 TEU

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - VEB Warnowwerft Warnemuede
  Country - Warnemuede, East Germany
  Hull number - 473
  Engine builder - Bryanskiy Mashinostroitelnyy Zavod (BMZ)
  Country - Bryansk, Russia
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 9DKRN80/160-4) 9-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 21,600 bhp or 15,888 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 459.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 2,961.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 90 tonnes/day
  Speed - 20.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (unknown hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 4 x 704kW 380V 50Hz 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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