Kweilin IV

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Kweilin IV
ID No. 9103104.
Type Geared Cargo/Container ship.
Gross Registered Tonnage 18,468 tons.
Builder Minami-Nippon, Usuki. Yard No. 633.
Delivery date April 12th.1995.
Hull Steel
Length Overall 184.9 m. LPP 176 m.
Width 27.7 m.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 18.5 kts.
Deadweight 23,586 tons.
Power Diesel
Aspiration Turbocharged.
Boiler Composite. Exh.gas/Fuel oil/
Generator voltage 440 v ac.
Generator Frequency 60 Hz.
Propeller Right hand.
Propeller formation Cast
Propeller material Bronze.
Keel laid 10th. June 1994.
Launched 19th. Dec 1995.
Delivered to owner April 12th. 1995.


April 12th. 1995. Delivered as "Oceanic Challenger" to owners Curvet Transport S.A. & Nebula Shipping S.A. of Hong Kong.

1996. Nominal owners now New Asian Shipping Co Ltd.

1998. Transferred to Nebula Shipping & Curvet Transport S.A. Hong Kong, Same Name.

2001. Transferred to Magicasea Shipping Co. Ltd Hong Kong. Same name.

2001. Renamed "Delmas Jonville", registered port now Limassol, Cyprus.

2002. Renamed "Oceanic Challenger" Same owners and registered port.

2003 Placed on charter to Tasman Orient line, renamed 'Tasman Commander.' Swire shipping acquired an interest in Tasman Orient Line.

2004. Swire shippimg purchased Tasman Orient Line. and registered the ship under China Navigation Co. Ltd. Hong Kong.

2011. On the relocation of CNCo. to Singapore, the vessel renamed "Kweilin IV" and ownership now China Navigation Co. Pte. Ltd.

Container capacity 1,060 TEU. Hold capacity 28,831 cu.metres. Hold capacity grain 29.819 cu.metres. Cranes,2x26T and 3x35T.


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