MSC KERRY - Panama       Call sign - 3FJF8     IMO number - 9062960
Owner - Schiffahrtsges. "Ludwigsburg" mbH & Co., Germany (MSC - Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A., Switzerland)

Location - Photographed while she was underway in Holland      Photograph Date - 26 May 2003
Photographer - Douglas Cromby    Added to archive - 5 Jan 2004     Last updated - 5 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - October 1992
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - June 1994
  Delivered - February 1995
  Construction cost - $47.0 million (US)

  (a) Ludwigsburg - Germany (1995)
  (b) Ville de Norma - Germany (1997)
  (c) Ville de Norma - Philipines (1998)
  (d) MSC Kerry - Panama

  As of January 2004 MSC Kerry was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 37,323
  Net tonnage - 22,371
  Deadweight tonnage - 45,530
  L.O.A. - 239.80 meters (786'1")
  L.B.P. - 228.12 meters (747'9")
  Width overall - 32.26 meters (105'9")
  Width moulded - 32.26 meters (105'9")
  Draught - 12.401 meters (40'8")
  Depth - 15.95 meters (52'3.5")
  Number of cargo holds - unknown
  Number of hatch covers - 12
  Container capacity - 3,271 (20') or TEU
  Containers on deck - unknown
  Containers in holds - unknown
  Reefer containers capacity - unknown
  Fixed container guides are fitted in her holds
  She is fitted to haul 40' containers as well
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions
  Capable of carrying heavy cargoes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Stocznia Gydnia S.A.
  Country - Gydnia, Poland
  Hull number - 8109/1
  Engine builder - Korea Heavy Industries and Construction Co. Ltd.
  Country - Changwon, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 7RTA84C) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 36,353 bhp or 26,740 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 3,557.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 22.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Generators - 3 x 1100kW & 1 x 460kW 220/440V 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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