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Photographer:Oldkayaker [View profile]Title:VIKING DIAMONDAdded:Sep 21, 2011
Captured:September 21, 2011IMO:9481075Hits:2,264
Location:Benicia, United States
Photo Category: Vehicle Carriers
Viking Diamond
a newly built vehicle carrier offloading at Port of Benicia, CA, USA for the first time
Capacity - 4,200 cars
Built - 2011
Flag - Singapore
Gram Car Carriers A/S
Vessel Identification
Name:Viking Diamond
Technical Data
Vessel type:Vehicles Carrier
Gross tonnage:39,362 tons
Summer DWT:10,600 tons
Length:167 m
Beam:28 m
Draught:7.9 m

Additional Information
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2011
AIS Information
Last known position:
43°47’48.11” N, 6°8’38.42” W
Speed, course (heading):
12.7kts, 272° (272°)
Location:Ie Dub
Arrival:12th Jan 2018
00:01:21 UTC
Last update:
14 hours 37 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 January 12th, 00:01:21 UTCIe Dub
2018 January 7th, 11:00:53 UTCDe Eme
2017 December 26th, 12:00:26 UTCIe Dub
2017 December 19th, 21:00:01 UTCDe Eme
2017 December 15th, 14:30:11 UTCPt Set
2017 December 12th, 18:30:10 UTCEs Sdr
2017 December 10th, 09:30:57 UTCIe Dub
2017 December 4th, 14:00:29 UTCDe Eme
2017 November 29th, 14:30:14 UTCPt Set
2017 November 27th, 10:00:26 UTCEs Sdr
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Oldkayaker on Sep 21, 2011 18:53 (6 years ago)
From the Gram Car Carriers A/S website: "...Viking Diamond incorporates the latest technical equipment which includes the HHI MAN B&W MC-E main engine. She is built with single pillar support structure and incorporates hinge design hull construction, which allows maximized cargo carrying capability. Hydraulically operated Stern Quarter (80 ton) Side (20 ton) and Internal ramps are designed, constructed and installed by MacGregor. The vessels meet all new damage stability requirements and have ‘Clean’ Notation.
Communication equipment includes VSAT, supplied by Shipequip, and software management is by Palentir. The vessel allows full internet access in all cabins with satellite equipment supplied by Ship Equip ..."

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