Maciej Rataj seen here outbound from the Port of Tyne (North East England) on 17th July 2008 - bound for Latvia. Photographed from Western Quay, North Shields.
Tugs in attendance were Svitzer Maltby and Yarm Cross.
Type of ship : Bulk Carrier (Handymax)
Year of build : 1985
Built: Stocznia Szczecińska, Szczecin, Poland
Class: PRS * KM, bulk ore/carrier, ESP, L3, HC/E, AUT
Ship Manager: POLISH STEAMSHIP CO
Registered Owner: CEPHEUS SHIPPING (Italy)
Length Overall 195.080
Length (BP) 185.020
Breadth Extreme 25.350
Breadth Moulded 25.320
Formula Deadweight 31,272
1 oil engine driving 1 FP propeller
Total Power: Mcr 9,731kW (13,230hp), Csr 8,160kW (11,094hp)