Kwangsi III

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Kwangsi III
ID.No 9103116
Type 1257 TEU Geared Multi-purpose Container ship.
Gross Registered Tonnage 18,468 tons.
Builder Minami Nippon, Usuki, Japan. Hull No. M-634
Delivery date July 1995.
Hull Steel.
Length Overall 184.9 m. Between Perpendiculars, 176.0 m.
Width 27.6 m.
Depth 14.7 m.
Engine Builder Kobe-Mitsubishi.
Engine Type Diesel 8UEC60LS, direct reversing.
Engine cylinders 8
Engine Power 19,200 bhp.@100rpm, 16,320 bhp.@94.7rpm.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 19 kts.
Deadweight 23,783 tons.
Aspiration Turbocharged.
Boiler Composite, exh.gas/fuel oil.
Fuel MFO.
Generator 4 x Yanmar T240L
Generator power Each 820 kw.
Generator voltage 440 V
Generator Frequency 60 Hz
Propeller Solid.
Propeller blades 5 fixed pitch.
Propeller formation Cast.
Propeller material Bronze.
Built classification society Lloyds+100A1 LMC UMS.
Launched March 4th. 1995.
Original owner Curvet Transport S.A. & Nebula Shipping S.A. of Hong kong.
Delivered to owner July 1995.


July 1995. Built as "Tropical Challenger" for O.S.K.Lines under the nominal ownership of Curvet Transport S.A. & Nebula Shipping S.A. of Hong Kong.

1996. Nominal owners now New Asian Shipping Co.Ltd.

1999. Placed on charter to the French based Delmas Armanent and renamed "Delmas Blosseville".

2002. Renamed "Tropical Challenger".

2003. Renamed "Delmas Blosseville".

2004. Swire Shipping acquired the Tasman Orient Line, and the ship registered under the China Navigation Co. Renamed "Tasman Mariner".

2009. Renamed "Pacific Pathfinder", then back to "Tasman Mariner".

2011. On the relocation of CNCo to Singapore, the ship was renamed "Kwangsi III". ownership now China Navigation Co.Pte. Ltd.


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