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Photographer:Oldkayaker [View profile]Title:VIKING DIAMONDAdded:Sep 21, 2011
Captured:September 21, 2011IMO:9481075Hits:3,121
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:7.7 m

Additional Information
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2011
AIS Information
Last known position:
51°18’31.34” N, 3°13’49.38” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 137° (332°)
Arrival:27th Oct 2021
00:30:47 UTC
Last update:
22 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 August 11th, 02:00:40 UTCValetta
2018 August 11th, 02:00:31 UTCMt Mla
2018 August 8th, 00:01:18 UTCGi Gib
2018 August 2nd, 10:00:09 UTCBe Anr
2018 August 1st, 17:00:09 UTCNl Vli
2018 July 16th, 04:00:24 UTCEg Aly
2018 July 12th, 21:00:47 UTCTr Drc Yenikoy
2018 July 3rd, 21:00:54 UTCBe Anr
2018 July 2nd, 09:00:52 UTCGb Sou
2018 June 16th, 12:00:16 UTCFr Mrs
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Photo Comments (1)

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Oldkayaker on Sep 21, 2011 18:53 (10 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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