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ICE RUNNER seen entering the Port of Tyne (North East England) on 10th February 2009. Inbound from Algeciras (Spain) and headed for the Offshore Technology Park (OTP) at Walker on Tyne with a cargo of empty cable spools.

Photographed from Tyne Street, North Shields.

This newbuilds first visit to the Port of Tyne.

Owner: Frisian Carrier - Germany
Operator: Bockstiegel Reederei GmbH & Co - Germany

Built: 2008-10 Sainty Shipbuilding (Jiangdu) Corp Ltd - Jiangdu JS Yard/hull No.: 05STIG039
Ship Type Group:Panamax Container Ship; Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:1 dk; Bulbous bow; FS Ice Class 1A

Length Overall 129.620
Length (BP) 120.340
Breadth Moulded 20.600
Draught 7.400
Depth 10.800
Gross 7,545
Net 3,779
Deadweight 8,138
CGT 8,233
Formula Deadweight 11,820

1 oil engine reduction geared to screw shafts driving 1 CP propeller at 149 rpm
Total Power: Mcr 7,196kW (9,784hp), Csr 6,120kW (8,321hp)
Service Speed: 17.00kts