MSC SUDAN - Piraeus, Greece       Call sign - SXDH     IMO number - 7383877
Owner - Greywood Shipping Ltd. (Costamare Shipping Company Ltd., Greece)
Operator/charterer - MSC - Mediterranean Shipping Company SA, Switzerland

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 - August 1973
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - March 1976
  Delivered - October 1976
  Construction cost - $32.888 million (US)

  (a) Caribia Express - West Germany (1987)
  (b) Scandutch Ledra - West Germany (1990)
  (c) Woermann Ulamga - Germany (1991)
  (d) Caribia Express - Germany (1998)
  (e) Caribia Express - Greece (27 March 2003)
  (f) MSC Sudan - Greece

  As of January 2004 MSC Sudan was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container ship
  Gross tonnage - 27,971
  Net tonnage - 13,124
  Deadweight tonnage - 27,795
  L.O.A. - 203.99 meters (668'8")
  L.B.P. - 193.53 meters (634'5")
  Width overall - 30.99 meters (101'7")
  Width moulded - 30.82 meters (101'0")
  Draught - 11.000 meters (36'1")
  Depth - 15.60 meters (51'2")
  Number of cargo holds - 7 celluar
  Number of hatch covers - 33
  Container capacity - 1,560 (20') or TEU
  Containers in holds - 878
  Containers on deck - 682
  Reefer containers capacity - 302
  Also fitted to carry 40' containers
  Fixed container guides are fitted in her holds

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Stocznia Gdanska im. Lenina
  Country - Gdansk, Poland
  Hull number - B463/01
  Engine builder - H. Cegielski Zaklady Przemyslu Metalowego
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 10RND90) 10-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 29,000 bhp or 21,331 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 642.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 3,190.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 100.5 tonnes/day
  Speed - 19.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Generators - 4 x 960kW 440V 60Hz a.c.

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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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