MSC NATALIA - Panama       Call sign - H9CV     IMO number - 8410940
Owner - Rimcoast Holdings SA, 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 - 5 April 2002
Photographer - Douglas Cromby    Added to archive - 5 Jan 2004     Last updated - 5 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - July 1984
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - October 1985
  Delivered - January 1986
  Construction cost - $27.2 million (US)

  (a) Neptune Garnet - Singapore (1991)
  (b) Neptune Garnet - Norway (1994)
  (c) Neptune Garnet - Singapore (1996)
  (d) Choyang Vision - Singapore (1998)
  (e) Vision - Norway (1999)
  (f) MSC California - Norway (2001)
  (g) MSC Natalia - Panama

  As of January 2004 MSC Natalia was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 40,177
  Net tonnage - 22,262
  Deadweight tonnage - 43,403
  L.O.A. - 244.00 meters (799'10")
  L.B.P. - 231.38 meters (758'5.5")
  Width overall - 32.26 meters (105'9")
  Width moulded - 32.20 meters (105'6.5")
  Draught - 12.523 meters (41'0.5")
  Depth - 21.42 meters (70'3")
  Number of cargo holds - 7 celluar
  Number of hatch covers - 39
  Container capacity - 2,966 (20') or TEU
  20' containers in holds - 782
  40' containers in holds - 370
  20' containers on deck - 1,240
  40' containers on deck - 102
  Reefer containers capacity - 139
  Fixed container guides are fitted in her holds

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Company Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 386
  Engine builder - Hyundai Engine & Machinery Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 7RTA84) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 31,480 bhp or 23,155 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 683.5 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 5,228.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 21.75 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Stern thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Generators - 3 x 1000kW & 1 600kW 450V 60Hz a.c.

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