Chekiang IV

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"Challenger Class"

Chekiang IV
ID /IMO No. 9003835.
Type 1123 TEU Geared Multi-Purpose Containership.
Gross Registered Tonnage 18,391. Nett 9,229
Builder Minami-Nippon, Usuki. Yard No. M-613.
Delivery date Jan, 1991.
Hull Steel
Length 184.9 m.
Width 27.7 m.
Depth 14.7 m.
Engine Builder Kobe-Mitsubishi.
Engine Type Mitsubishi diesel, 2 stroke, type 8UEC60LS, direct reversing.
Engine cylinders 8
Engine Power MCR 19,200 bhp @100 rpm.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 18.5 kts.
Deadweight 23.731 mt.
Power Diesel
Aspiration Turbocharged
Boiler Composite, Exh.gas/fuel oil.
Generator 4 x Yanmar T240L.
Generator power Each 820 KW.
Generator voltage 440 V.
Generator Frequency 60 Hz.
Propeller Right hand.
Propeller blades 5
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.
Built classification society Lloyds,100A1 LMC UMS.
Launched Sept 22nd. 1990.
Bow thruster, 1 x 1,060 KW. Nakashima driving a 4 bladed c.p. propeller.


Jan 1991. Delivered as "Atlantic Challenger"

1999 / Acquired jointly by China Navigation Co. and M.O.L. Renamed "Chekiang IV".

2005. Reanamed "Pacific Voyager"

2011. Renamed "Chekiang IV"

May 14th. 2015. Sold to Bayview Shipping, Dubai. A subsidiary company of Ocean Marine LLG 2. The new owners commenting that the vessel was in excellent condition.


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