WESTMINSTER BRIDGE - Nassau, Bahamas       Call sign - C6LL7     IMO number - 8918112
Owner - Golubev Shipping Corporation     Manager - V. Ships (Cyprus) Ltd.

Location - Westminster Bridge was photographed while she was underway off Rozenburg, Holland     Photograph Date - 12 August 2001
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 25 January 2002     Last updated - 11 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - November 1989
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - August 1992
  Delivered - January 1993
  Build price - unknown

  (a) Kapitan L. Golubev - Liberia (1994)
  (b) Nedlloyd Cartagena - Russia (1995)
  (c) Kapitan L. Golubev - Bahamas (3/1996)
  (d) Isla Bartolome - Bahamas (8/1996)
  (e) CSAV Rauten - Bahamas (1/1997)
  (f) Kapitan L. Golubev - Bahamas (6/1997)
  (g) Westminster Bridge - Bahamas (1/1998)
  (h) Zim Mexico 1 - Bahamas (3/1999)
  (i) Westminster Bridge - Bahamas (11/2002)
  (j) Jolly Glada - Bahamas (3/2002)
  (k) Westminster Bridge - Bahamas (6/2003)
  (l) NDS Proteus - Bahamas

  As of January 2004 NDS Proteus was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Multi-purpose - container/bulk
  Gross tonnage - 13,237
  Net tonnage - 6,776
  Deadweight tonnage - 17,493
  L.O.A. - 154.90 meters (507'9")
  L.B.P. - 146.85 meters (481'4.5")
  Width overall - 23.09 meters (75'8")
  Width moulded - 23.05 meters (750'6.5")
  Draught - 10.109 meters (33'2")
  Depth - 13.40 meters (43'11")
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 8
  Volume of cargo holds - 20,628 m3
  Number of tween decks - 4
  Container capacity - 894 TEU (20')
  Containers in holds - 378 TEU
  Containers on hatches - 516 TEU
  Reefer capacity (on deck) - 33 TEU
  Cargo cranes - 1 (60T), 2 (40T)
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions
  Also strengthened for heavy cargoes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Kvaerner Warnow Werft GmbH
  Country - Warnemuende, Germany
  Hull number - 469
  Engine builder - Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock GmbH
  Country - Rostock, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Sulzer (model 5RTA58) diesel
  Horsepower - 10,808 bhp or 7,950 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 454.17 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,483.42 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 35.05 tonnes/day
  Speed - 16.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Generators - 1 x 1,1000kW, 2 x 712kW & 1 x 532kW 390V 50Hz a.c.

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