|I.D. No. 9070709|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||18,451 tons.|
|Builder||Minami Nippon, Usuki. Yard No. 630.|
|Delivery date||September 1994.|
|Length||184.9 m overall. LPP. 176.0 m|
|Engine Builder||Kobe-Mitsubishi Diesel.|
|Engine Type||Diesel, 8UEC60LS direct reversing.|
|Engine Power||19,200 bhp. @100rpm. 16,320 bhp. @94.7 rpm.|
|Propulsion mode||Single Screw.|
|Boiler||Composite, Exh.gas./Fuel oil.|
|Generator||4 x Yanmar,T240L-ET|
|Generator power||820 kw. each.|
|Generator voltage||440 V AC|
|Generator Frequency||60 Hz.|
|Built classification society||Lloyds+100A1 LMC UMS|
|Launched||June 10th. 1994.|
|Original owner||Curvet Transport S.A. & Nebula Shipping S.A. Hong Kong.|
|Delivered to owner||September 1994.|
1994. Built as the "Meridian 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.
2000. Placed on charter to the French based Delmas Armanent and renamed "Delmas Forbin". Sold to the Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd. under the nominal ownership of Queenway Shipping Ltd., Cyprus.
2002. Name changed to "Meridian Challenger".
2003. Placed on charter to Tasman Orient Line and renamed Tasman Provider . Swire shipping acquired an interest in Tasman Orient line.
2004. Swire shipping purchased the Tasman Orient Line and registered the ship under China Navigation Co. Ltd.
2011. On the relocating of CNCo. to Singapore, the name changed to "Kwantung IV" , ownership now China Navigation Co.Pte Ltd.