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Photographer:Oldkayaker [View profile]Title:VIKING DIAMONDAdded:Sep 21, 2011
Captured:September 21, 2011IMO:9481075Hits:2,375
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

Additional Information
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2011
AIS Information
Last known position:
37°49’55.01” N, 15°49’11.89” E
Speed, course (heading):
14.8kts, 108° (109°)
Location:Fr Mrs
Arrival:16th Jun 2018
12:00:16 UTC
Last update:
2 days 9 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 June 16th, 12:00:16 UTCFr Mrs
2018 June 15th, 01:00:45 UTCEs Bcn
2018 June 13th, 04:00:04 UTCFr Set
2018 June 12th, 04:00:02 UTCEs Vlc
2018 June 6th, 13:00:23 UTCTr Drc
2018 June 5th, 17:00:37 UTCTr Gem Borusan Jetty
2018 June 1st, 09:00:48 UTCFr Fos
2018 May 31st, 03:30:19 UTCEs Bcn
2018 May 27th, 20:00:31 UTCMa Ptm
2018 May 26th, 01:00:44 UTCEs Bcn
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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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