Posted in Uncategorized by bowsprite on 2014/12/18

The most cheery, Christmasy vessel appeared on the horizon this morning:


ho ho ho.
Twas a jolly way to start a grey morning.

Vehicles Carrier

Flag: United Kingdom (GB)
Home port: Southampton

Gross Tonnage: 61328
Deadweight: 22250 t
Length × Breadth: 199.99m × 33m
Year Built: 2009

Capacity Cars (RT43): 6,354
Hoistable Decks: 4
Maximum  RoRo dimensions:
Height: 5.20 m
    Width: 7.00 m
    Ramp Weight Capacity: 237 tons

anyone know the shipyard from whence this vessel came? am guessing somewhere Korea or China…

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  1. mageb said, on 2014/12/18 at 15:29

    I looked her up on Shipspotting. :0

    Home port: Southampton
    Class society: Det Norske Veritas
    Build year: 2009
    Builder (*): Mhi Nagasaki Shipyard & Engine Works
    Nagasaki, Japan
    Owner: Wilhelmsen Lines Car Carriers
    Southampton, U.k.
    Manager: Wilhelmsen Lines Car Carriers
    Southampton, U.k.

  2. mageb said, on 2014/12/18 at 15:30

    Happy holidays. 🙂

  3. Rigmor Lisbeth said, on 2014/12/18 at 16:05

    Oh that is beautiful 😀 Jolly happy merry christmas red..ish.
    Loaded with a huge bunch of love from RL

  4. tugster said, on 2014/12/25 at 09:36

    may many vessels of only the cheeriest kind pop up on yr horizons, chere . . .

  5. mageb said, on 2015/01/01 at 13:38

    And I add… May you and yours have a happy and healthy new year. 🙂 With lots of laughter and smiles.

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