NDS PROVIDER - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3EF8     IMO number - 7637814
Owner - Staklex Shipping Company Ltd., Cyprus     Operator/Manager - Nile Dutch Africa Line B.V., The Netherlands

Location - NDS Provider was photographed while she was underway at Waalsordem, Holland      Photograph Date - 25 July 2001
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen    Added to archive - 25 Jul 2002     Last updated - 10 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 1975
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - May 1979
  Delivered - December 1979
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Nikolay Cherkasov - Russia (1993)
  (b) Nikolay Cherkasov - Ukraine (1996)
  (c) Global Wind - Saint Vincent (1999)
  (d) NDS Provider - Cyprus

  As of January 2004 NDS Provider was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Multi purpose - roro, container, general cargo
  Gross tonnage - 22,186
  Net tonnage - 6,655
  Deadweight tonnage - 17,655
  L.O.A. - 181.91 meters (596'4")
  L.B.P. - 165.00 meters (540'10.5")
  Width overall - 28.25 meters (92'7")
  Width moulded - 28.21 meters (92'5")
  Draught - 9.641 meters (31'7")
  Depth - 18.01 meters (59'0")
  Number of cargo holds - 1
  Number of hatch covers - 1 (steel)
  Volume of cargo hold - unknown
  Container capacity - 634 TEU (20')
  Containers on trailers - 375 TEU
  Containers on deck - 206 TEU
  Containers under decks - 53 TEU
  Reefer capacity - 80 TEU
  Loading ramp - 1 quarter stern door/ramp
  Dimensions - 35.2 m x 7.0 m (115'5" x 22'11")
  Ramp weight capacity - 61 tonnes
  Number of decks - 3
  Internal cargo/vehicle elevators - 1
  Automobile capacity - 232
  Truck/trailer capacity - 396
  Volume of all cargo spaces - 32,846 m3
  Volume of cargo tank - 594 m3
  Unloading pumps - unknown
  Number of passenger berths - 7
  Passenger capacity - 7

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Stocznia Gdanska im. Lenina
  Country - Gdansk, Poland
  Hull number - B481/05
  Engine builder - "Zgoda" Zaklady Urzadzen Technicznych
  Country - Swietochlowice, Poland
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 16ZV40/48) 16-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 20,800 horsepower or 15,300 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 375.5 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 3,333.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 71.0 tonnes/day
  Speed - 20.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thruster - 1 (? hp)
  Generators - 3 x 760kW 400V 50Hz a.c.

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