MAERSK BONAVISTA - St. John's, Nova Scotia, Canada       Call sign - VXJG     IMO number - 8203189
Owner - The Maersk Company of Canada Ltd. (A.P. Moller, Denmark)

Location - Photographed while underway at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada     Photograph Date - 10 September 2002
Photographer - Marc Piche     Added to archive - 20 Apr 2003     Last updated - 20 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1983
  Keel laid -
  Launched - April 1983
  Delivered - September 1983

  (a) Bonavista Bay - Canada (1988)
  (b) Maersk Bonavista - Canada

  As of April 2003 Maersk Bonavista was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Tug/supply ship
  Gross tonnage - 2,259
  Net tonnage - 677
  Deadweight tonnage - 2,420
  L.O.A. - 71.81 meters
  L.B.P. - 62.31 meters
  Width overall - 16.84 meters
  Width moulded - 16.01 meters
  Draught - 6.251 meters
  Depth - 7.50 meters
  Fitted to carry deck cargo
  Designed for anchor handling operations
  Towing winch - 1 (? tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Vito Steel Boat & Barge Construction Ltd.
  Country - Delta, British Columbia, Canada
  Hull number - 155
  Engine builder - Krupp MaK Maschinenbau GmbH
  Country - Kiel, Germany
  Number of engines - 4
  Engine type - MaK 6M453AK diesels
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 10,880 bhp or 8,002 kW
  Speed - 15 knots
  Propellers - 2 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Stern thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - Standard rudders

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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