MSC JADE - Panama       Call sign - H3ZP     IMO number - 8419726
Owner - Fabliau Investments Inc., Panama (MSC - Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A., Switzerland)      Manager - Pacific Marine Services Ltd., Hong Kong

Location - Photographed while she was underway in Holland      Photograph Date - 17 May 2003
Photographer - Douglas Cromby    Added to archive - 5 Jan 2004     Last updated - 5 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - November 1984
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - January 1986
  Delivered - April 1986
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Hanjin Yokohama - Panama (1996)
  (b) Hanjin Yokohama - South Korea (1997)
  (c) Hanjin Yokohama - Cyprus (2001)
  (d) MSC Jade - Panama

  As of January 2004 MSC Jade was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 36,514
  Net tonnage - 14,861
  Deadweight tonnage - 43,293
  L.O.A. - 241.10 meters (790'4")
  L.B.P. - 224.01 meters (734'4")
  Width overall - 32.29 meters (105'10")
  Width moulded - 32.21 meters (105'7")
  Draught - 11.731 meters (38'5.5")
  Depth - 19.00 meters (62'3.5")
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 13
  Container capacity - 3,044 (20') or TEU
  Containers on deck - 1,696 (20')
  Containers in holds - 1,348 (20')
  Reefer containers capacity - 153
  Fixed container guides are fitted in her holds
  She is fitted to haul 40' containers as well

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hitachi Zosen - Innoshima Works
  Country - Innoshima, Japan
  Hull number - 4816
  Engine builder - Hitachi Zosen - Sakurajima Works
  Country - Osaka, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 7RTA84) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 30,100 bhp or 22,140 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 20.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Generators - 3 x 1000kW 110/450V 60 Hz 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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