African Sky seen here inbound to the Port of Tyne (North East England) on 1st March 2008. She had been steaming off the Port for te previous 24 hours as high winds prevented her docking.
Photograph taken from Western Quay, North Shields.
Tugs in attendance were Yarm Cross and Svitzer Maltby.
She became the CITY OF BERYTUS in May 2008.
Type of ship : Vehicles Carrier
1974-00 Nichiyu Maru
1994-07 Able Brigadier
1997-00 Yasmin Car
1998-08 Blue Arabella
2007-02 African Sky
Year of build : 1974-06 Imabari Zosen K.K. - Imabari Yard/hull No.: 331
Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Riveted/welded; Decks:3 dks; Bulbous bow
Ship Manager: ALL TRANS SHIPPING AND TRADING Sixth Circle, Amman JORDAN
Registered Owner: RJC LINE SAL DOMINICA
Length Overall 105.750
Length (BP) 98.000
Length (Reg) 99.920
Breadth Moulded 17.200
Formula Deadweight 7,702
1 oil engine driving 1 FP propeller
Total Power: Mcr 3,310kW (4,500hp)
Service Speed: 11.00kts