DINTELBORG - Delfzijl, Holland       Call sign - PEAA     IMO number - 9163685     Owner - Wagenborg Shipping BV, Holland

Location - Sailing northbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 12 August 1999
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 11 Mar 2003     Last updated - 20 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - 1996
  Keel laid - October 1996
  Launched - 27 November 1998
  Delivered - February 1999

  (a) Dintelborg - Holland (July 2001)
  (b) MSC Dardanelles - Holland

  As of March 2003 she is still in service as MSC Dardanelles

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Multi purpose vessel
  Gross tonnage - 6,235
  Net tonnage - 3,340
  Deadweight tonnage - 8,865
  L.O.A. - 133.41 meters
  L.B.P. - 128.06 meters
  Width overall - 15.05 meters
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 7.10 meters
  Depth - 9.81 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 1
  Number of hatch covers - 1
  Container capacity (total) - 578 (20 foot)
  Reefer container capacity - 48 (20 foot)
  Cargo handling cranes - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Scheepswerf Van Diepen BV
  Country - , Netherlands
  Hull number - 1041
  Engine builder - Stork Wartsila
  Country -
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Wartsila 8L38 diesel
  Fuel - Bunker oil & diesel fuel
  Horsepower - 7,177 bhp or 5,279 kW
  Speed - 15.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 - 600 hp
  Steering gear -

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* Originally named Dintelborg under the ownership and management of Wagenborg Shipping BV, Holland
* July 2001 she was chartered to the Mediterranean Shipping Corporation (MSC), Switzerland and renamed MSC Dardanelles

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada

ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS

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