Tuesday 27 November 2012


Posted by Picasam.v. "Eco Isabela".
Owner Naviera Eco S.A., Bilbao, Spain.
Flag Spain.
Built 1976 by Soc. Met. Duro Felguera, Gijon, Spain.
Grt. 1.253, nrt. 867, dwt. 2.900, l.o.a. 89.13 mt., beam 14.64 mt.
Engine type Motor, Deutz-Hijos de J. Barreras, 2.700 bhp., speed 13 knots.
Cessel type Cargo/Container.


Posted by Picasam.v. "Konkar Resolute".
Owner Konkar Resolute Corp., Piraeus, Greece.
Flag Greece.
Built 1970 by Mitsui Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd., Tamano, Japan.
Grt. 24.693, nrt. 17.156, dwt. 45.206, l.o.a. 203.00 mt., width 28.73 mt.
Engine type Motor, Burmaister & Wain-Mitsui SB & Eng. Co. Ltd., 13.800 bhp.
Speed 16 knots.
Vessel type Bulk.


Posted by Picasam.v. "Hollwede".
ex Ibesca Anglia '80, ex Hollwede '78.
Owener Osterwisch und Sohn Schiffahrtsbetriebe, Hamburg, Germany.
Flag Germany.
Built 1977 by J.J. Sietas KG Schiffswerft, Hamburg, Germany.
Grt. 897, nrt. 611, dwt. 2.044, l.o.a. 71.99 mt., beam 12.81 mt.
Engine type Motor, MaK, 1.000 bhp., speed 12 kn.
Vessel type Cargo.

Sunday 25 November 2012


Posted by Picasam.v "Hoechst Express".
ex Incotrans Promise '84, ex Hoechst Express '81, ex Hoechst '79.
Owner Hapag-Lloyd AG., Hamburg, Germany.
Flag Germany.
Built 1971 at Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft, Hamburg, Germany.
1979 (Main cargo section), Bremer Vulkan AG., Vegesack, Germany (leng. & deepened, converted from
General Cargo vessel 1979).
Grt. 16.736, nrt. 9.887, dwt. 21.307, l.o.a. 181.44 mt., beam 28.77 mt.
Engine type Motor, MAN-Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft, 22.500 bhp., speed 21.5 knots.
Vessel type Container.


Posted by Picasam.v. "Etha Rickmers".
ex Etha '75, ex Munchen '70.
Owner Felicitas-Rickmers Linie (Panama) S.A. (Rickmers Linie K.G. (A.G. & Co.), Panama.
Flag Panama.
Built 1958 by A.G. "Weser", Bremen, Germany.
Grt. 12.669, nrt. 7.618, dwt. 16.444, l.o.a. 166.58 mt., beam 22.28 mt.
Engine type Motor, Frd. Krupp A.G., 12.500 bhp.
Speed 17.5 knots.
Vessel type Cargo.

m.v. CRES

 m.v. "Cres".
Owner Losinjska Plovidba OOUR,
Brodarstvo, Rijeka, Jugoslavia.
Flag Jugoslavia.
Built 1980 by Brodogradiliste "Titovo",
Kraljevica, Jugoslavia.
Grt. 2.855, nrt. 1.144, dwt. 4.469,
l.o.a. 103.00 mt., beam 19.72 mt.
Engine type Motor, MAN, 9.000 bhp.,
speed 15 knots.
Vessel type RoRo Cargo/General Cargo.
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 m.v. "Bencleuch".
Owner The Ben Line Steamers Ltd.
(William Thomson & Co. (Ben Line),
Leith, United Kingdom.
Flag United Kingdom.
Built 1976 by Nieuwe Noord-Nederlandse Scheepswerven N.V., Groningen, the Netherlands.
Grt. 1.599, nrt. 951, dwt. 2.549.
L.O.A. 80.78 mt., breadth 12.78 mt.
Engine type Motor, N.V. Smit & Bolnes, 2.730 bhp., speed 13.5 knots.
Vessel type Tank.
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Wednesday 21 November 2012


Posted by Picasas.s. "Batavia"
ex s.s. Polonia '1913.
Owner HAPAG (Hamburg Amerika Linie), Hamburg Germany.
Built 1899 by Blohm und Voss, Hamburg, Germany.
Grt. 10.178, l.o.a. 157,43 mt., width 18.91 mt.
Engine type Steam, 4 x expansion engines, Blohm & Voss, 4.100 ihp., speed max. 12.5 knots.
Vessel type Passenger (300 in second class) 2.400 steerage.
The "Batavia was launched in March 1899. The maiden voyage Hamburg-Baltimore was on May 30, 1899.
On June 11, 1909 the "Batavia" took aboard 300 passengers from the Cunard steamer "Slavonia" which had run aground near the Azores.
In 1913 the "Batavia" was sold pro-forma (without payment) to the Unione Austriaca di Navigazione in Triest, this because of a rate war with the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. The vessel was renamed
"Polonia" and served the Mediterranean-Canada service. Later thta year the ship returned to the HAPAG and her old name.
on December 1919 the "Batavia" was handed over to the French Government.
Broken up in 1924.