Sister of the ship "Chekiang III" identical except for minor changes. The mast formed part of the funnel and there were two gravity fall lifeboats.
|ID /IMO No.9085596|
|Type||Geared Container carrier|
|Gross Registered Tonnage||7869.|
|Builder||Mino Zosensho K.K.. Shimizu. Yard No 1431.|
|Delivery date||July 5th.1994.|
|Hull||Steel, bow thruster, 2 x 36 tonne cranes, fixed container guides, ballast tanks to maintain even keel during cargo 0perations. operations.|
|Decks||1, plus part 2nd. deck|
|Length||29.75 m. over bulbous bow, F'c'sle 11 m. Poop 17.8 m.|
|Engine Builder||Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Tamano.|
|Engine Type||Diesel, Burmeister & Wain, 2 stroke, single acting.|
|Engine Power||7,280 bhp.|
|Propulsion mode||Single screw.|
|Bale capacity||Container capacity = 725 TEU.|
|Boiler||Composite, exh.gas/fuel oil.|
|Launched||July 5th. 1994.|
|Original owner||China Navigation Co.|
1994, On delivery as the "Soochow V", chartered out as the "Micronesian Chief".
1995. Reverted to "Soochow V".
1996. Renamed "Maersk Asia Decimo (II)"
2007. Renamed "Suzanne"