Chengtu V

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Chengtu V
ID / IMO No. 8907412
Type Geared multi-Purpose Container vessel, 725 TEU.
Gross Registered Tonnage 7,914 tons.
Builder Miho, Shimizu. Yard No. 1367
Delivery date May 1991.
Hull Steel. Bow thruster. 2 x 36 tonne cranes, fixed container guides, ballast tanks to maintain an even keel during cargo operations.
Decks 1, plus part 2nd. deck.
Length 129.8 m. overall. 120.0 m. LPP.
Width 22.2 m.
Depth 11 m.
Engine Builder Mitsui Shipbuilding & Engineering.
Engine Type B & W 2 stroke, single acting.
Engine cylinders 7
Engine Power 7,280 bhp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 16 kts.
Deadweight 10,543 tons
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Turbosharged.
Boiler Composite, fuel/exhaust gas.
Generator 3 x SsangYong L23130 Man B&W Holeby diesels.
Generator voltage 440 V
Generator Frequency 60 Hz
Propeller Controllable pitch
Propeller material Bronze.
Launched Feb.2nd.1991
Original owner China Navigation, Hong Kong.
Delivered to owner May 5th. 1991.


May 5th.1991. Completed as "Chengtu" for CNCo.

1991. Placed on charter to A.P.Moller, renamed "Maersk Credo"

1991. Renamed "Maersk Asia Octavo"

1991. Renamed "Kokopo Chief"

1998. Lengthened, vessel now:- Length overall 158.1m. Length between perpendiculars 148.3m. Gross tonnage 10,352 tons. Deadweight 13,970 tons.


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