Tasman Endeavour

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"Challenger Class"

Tasman Endeavour.
ID IMO No. 9070694.
Type 1,257 TEU Geared Multi-Purpose Containership.
Gross Registered Tonnage 18,451 grt. 8,250 nett.
Builder Minami-Nippon. Usuki. Yard No. 629.
Delivery date June 1994.
Hull Steel.
Length 184.9m.
Width 27.6 m.
Depth 14.7 m.
Engine Builder Kobe-Mitsibishi Diesel.
Engine Type Kobe-Mitsibishi, 2 stroke, 8UEC60LS.
Engine cylinders 8.
Engine Power MCR. 19,200 bhp. @ 100rpm
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 17 kts.
Deadweight 23,000 mt.
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Turbocharged.
Boiler Composite, exh.gas/fuel oil.
Generator 4 x Yanmar T240L-ET
Generator power Each 820 Kw.
Generator voltage 440 V
Generator Frequency 60 Hz.
Propeller Right hand.
Propeller blades 5.
Propeller formation Solid.
Propeller material Bronze.
Built classification society Lloyds+100A1 LMC UMS.
Launched March 30th. 1994.
Delivered to owner June 1994.
Bow thruster:- 1 x 1,060 Kw. Nakashima driving a 4 blade c.p.propeller.


1994. Delivered as "Caribbean Challenger".

2003. Acquired by China Navigation Co. Renamed "Tasman Endeavour".

Nov. 2011. Renamed "Kweichow"


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