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Northsea Trader

Northsea Trader

Northsea Trader  seen here alongside Northumbria Quay, North Shields, Port of Tyne (North East England) on 4th December 2007.

She had been towed into the Tyne by the Tug Englishman, having suffered a main engine failure.

Former Names:
1995-00 Northsea Trader
1995-05 Texel Bay
1996-06 Northsea Trader
1997-00 Gracechurch Comet
1999-10 Northsea Trader
2000-06 MSC Krasnodar

Details:Container Ship

Size:116m x 20m x 6.5m

Tonnage:4984gt, 6928dwt

Built:March 1995
Yard: Schiffswerft Hugo Peters Wewelsfleth
Owner/Operator:Feederlink Shipping and Trading BV
Ship Type Group:Panamax Container Ship; Hull Type:Double Bottom Entire Compartment Length; Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:1 dk; Bulbous bow; FS Ice Class II

Owner: Northsea Trader - Germany
Operator: Eucon Shipping & Transport Ltd - Netherlands

1 oil engine with flexible couplings & single reduction geared to screw shaft driving 1 CP propeller at 135 rpm
Total Power: Mcr 3,960kW (5,384hp)
Service Speed: 16.00kts
Design: MAN, Engine Builder: MAN B&W Diesel AG - Augsburg
1 x 9L32/40, 4 Stroke, Single Acting, In-Line (Vertical)
9 Cy. 320 x 400, Mcr: 3960 kW (5384 hp) at 750 rpm