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Photographer:Oldkayaker [View profile]Title:VIKING DIAMONDAdded:Sep 21, 2011
Captured:September 21, 2011IMO:9481075Hits:2,221
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:8.1 m

Additional Information
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2011
AIS Information
Last known position:
48°39’31.73” N, 5°40’36.83” W
Speed, course (heading):
16.3kts, 33° (34°)
Location:De Eme
Arrival:20th Nov 2017
21:00:14 UTC
Last update:
27 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 November 20th, 21:00:14 UTCDe Eme
2017 November 16th, 14:00:39 UTCPt Set
2017 November 14th, 10:00:13 UTCEs Sdr
2017 November 12th, 02:30:30 UTCIe Dub
2017 November 8th, 22:45:15 UTCDe Brv
2017 November 6th, 23:00:09 UTCDe Eme
2017 October 28th, 16:00:26 UTCGb Shs
2017 October 26th, 21:30:27 UTCDe Eme
2017 October 23rd, 13:00:07 UTCEs Sdr
2017 October 19th, 23:00:34 UTCGb Shs
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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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