MSC Texas - South Africa

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The container ship MSC Texas is seen in this photograph while she was underway likely off Terneuzen, Holland during the summer of 2001. Photograph by Wolf Dieter-Prokaski and is courtesy of Willem VanMaanen's collection.

This ship entered service in 1977 under the name S.A. Helderberg and sailed as such until she was chartered to MSC in October of 2000. It was at that time that she received the name MSC Texas In October of 2001 she returned to Safmarine Container Lines and her original name was painted back on the hull.

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Posted: January 25, 2002       Last Revised: January 25, 2002
Photo by: Wolf Dieter-Prokaski cortesy of Willem VanMaanen - Copyright © - 2001, 2002

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