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Photographer:Oldkayaker [View profile]Title:VIKING DIAMONDAdded:Sep 21, 2011
Captured:September 21, 2011IMO:9481075Hits:2,187
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:7.1 m

Additional Information
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2011
AIS Information
Last known position:
53°20’6.25” N, 7°10’41.41” E
Speed, course (heading):
000.1kts, 308° (215°)
Location:De Eme
Arrival:22nd Sep 2017
03:00:09 UTC
Last update:
20 hours 35 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 September 22nd, 03:00:09 UTCDe Eme
2017 September 17th, 03:00:21 UTCIe Dub
2017 September 11th, 10:00:52 UTCDe Eme
2017 September 4th, 23:30:03 UTCIe Dub
2017 August 31st, 04:00:32 UTCDe Eme
2017 August 25th, 03:00:35 UTCIe Dub
2017 August 10th, 07:00:20 UTCDe Eme
2017 August 9th, 03:40:53 UTCDe Brv
2017 August 6th, 19:00:20 UTCBe Zee
2017 August 3rd, 07:00:53 UTCEs Vgo
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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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