SAIGON 5 - Port Vila, Vanuatu       Call sign - YJWV4     IMO number - 7628411
Owner - VITRANSCHART, Vietnam (Ship Traders International Inc.)

Location - Photographed while underway in the Kiel Canal in Germany     Photograph Date - July 2000
Photographer - Malte Schwarz     Added to archive - 21 Apr 2003     Last updated - 21 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1977
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - December 1980

  (a) Jade III - Greece (1987)
  (b) Scandinavian Express - Philipines (1996)
  (c) Seaway - Vanuatu (1998)
  (d) Saigon 5 - Vanuatu

  As of April 2003 Saigon 5 was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 9,119
  Net tonnage - 6,264
  Deadweight tonnage - 15,100
  L.O.A. - 144.02 meters
  L.B.P. - 137.52 meters
  Width overall - 20.58 meters
  Width moulded - 20.44 meters
  Draught - 8.867 meters
  Depth - 11.76 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of cargo hatch covers - 6
  Number of tween decks - 4
  Total container capacity - 50 TEU
  TEU - Twenty foot Equivalent Unit
  Derricks - 1 (30t), 8 (10t), 2 (5t)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Austin & Pickersgill Ltd.
  Country - Southwick, Sunderland, England
  Hull number - 1401
  Engine builder - Clark Hawthorn Ltd.
  Country - Newcastle, England
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 4RND68M diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 7,705 bhp or 5,667 kW
  Speed - 15 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - Standard rudder

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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