NORTHERN DELIGHT - Hamburg, Germany       Call sign - DGND     IMO number - 9082374
Owner/Manager - Beteligungs KG m.s. "Northern Delight" Schiffahrtsges. mbH & Co., Germany / NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgeselschaft mbH & Co. KG

Location - Northern Delight was photographed while she was underway in the Fraser River in British Columbia, Canada
Photograph Date - 9 September 2001     Photographer - Robert Etchell courtesy Willem VanMaanen's collection
Added to archive - 19 September 2002     Last updated - 28 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1993
  Keel laid - 18 October 1993
  Launched - 5 February 1994
  Delivered - April 1994

  Newbuild price - US $17,500,000

  (a) Northern Delight - Germany (5/1994)
  (b) Nedlloyd Sao Paulo - Germany (2/1997)
  (c) Dubai Bay - Germany (2/1998)
  (d) P&O Nedlloyd Dubai - Germany (2/1999)
  (e) Northern Delight - Germany (7/1999)
  (f) Kota Sejati - Germany (6/2000)
  (g) Zim Chicago II - Germany (6/2001)
  (h) Northern Delight - Germany (4/2003)
  (i) Kairo - Germany

  As of October 2004 Kairo was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Geared, cellular container ship
  Gross tonnage - 19,819
  Net tonnage - 7,218
  Deadweight tonnage - 22,246
  L.O.A. - 174.47 meters ( 572' 5" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 164.00 meters ( 538' 1" )
  Width overall - 27.44 meters ( 90' 0.5" )
  Width moulded - 27.40 meters ( 89' 11" )
  Draught - 9.915 meters ( 32' 6" )
  Depth - 15.80 meters ( 51' 10" )
  Number of cargo holds - 6 cellular
  Number of hatch covers - 8
  Cargo hold total volume - unknown
  Total container capacity - 1,717 TEU
  Containers in holds - 688 TEU
  Containers above deck - 1,029 TEU
  Reefer container capacity - 100 TEU
  Cargo cranes - 2 (40 tonnes) & 1 (8 tonne)
  Also fitted to carry 40 and 48 foot containers

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Daewoo Shipbuilding & Heavy Machinery Ltd.
  Country - Okpo, South Korea
  Hull number - 4031
  Engine builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1 diesel engine
  Engine type - B&W (model 6L60MC) 6-cylinder
  Horsepower - 14,038 hp or 10,326 kW
  Maximum RPM - 123
  Fuel - Diesel oil & intermediate fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 127.9 tonnes
  Intermediate fuel oil capacity - 1,795.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 49.2 tonnes/day
  Fuel tank heating coils - Fitted in all bunkers
  Speed - 18.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 variable pitch (? hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 860kW 440V 60Hz a.c.

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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