Emsstern - Germany


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The products tanker Emsstern is seen in this photograph while underway in the St. Lawrence River east of Montreal on November 10, 1993. Photograph by Willem VanMaanan

This tanker was built in Germany and entered service in November of 1992 as (a) Emsstern. At that time she flew the flag of Germany. In November of 1993 she was transferred to the Canadian subsidiary "Rigel Shipping Canada" along with her sisterships Elbestern now Diamond Star and Jadestern now Jade Star. Emsstern was renamed (b) Emerald Star at that time, re-registered in Halifax, Nova, Scotia and given the Canadian flag.

Thanks to the World Ship Society's Marine News, The Fairplay Internet Register and past Lloyd's Registers


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Posted: February 19, 2001       Last Revised: February 19, 2001
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