Swire Star

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Swire Star.
IMO /ID No. 7926069
Type Container carrier.
Gross Registered Tonnage 6,783 grt. 3,918 nett..
Builder Mie Zosen K.K., Yokkaichi. Yard No. 199.
Delivery date Aug 1981,
Hull Steel, fixed container guides, bow thruster, 576 TEU.
Decks 1.
Length 120.8 m. over bulbous bow, F'c'sle 17.7 m.
Width 20.9 m.
Depth 10.5 m.
Engine Builder Kobe Hatsudoki K.K. Tarami.
Engine Type Diesel, 2 stroke, single acting.
Engine cylinders 7.
Engine Power 7,000 bhp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 15 kts.
Deadweight 7,546 tons.
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Turbocharged.
Boiler Composite, exh.gas/fuel oil.
Fuel Diesel/fuel oil.
Propeller Solid, right hand.
Propeller blades 4.
Propeller formation Cast.
Propeller material Bronze.
Delivered to owner Tan Wing Shipping, Hong Kong.


Aug 1981. Delivered as the "Michelle" to Tan Wing Shipping, Hong Kong. the ship was bought jointly by the China Navigation Co. Ltd., and the Halsbury Shipping Ltd. Renamed "Swire Star". The operators being China Navigation, Monrovia.

1983. Renamed "Siam Star".

1992. Transferred to Swire toll Ltd., Monrovia. Renamed "Micronesian Pride".

1994. Renamed "Poyang IV".

1999. Bought by the Yunda Shipping Co. Managers:- Lunda Shipping Enterorises, Kingston, St.Vincent & Grenadines. Renamed "Sheng Da"

2006. Broken up.


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