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Photographer:Oldkayaker [View profile]Title:VIKING DIAMONDAdded:Sep 21, 2011
Captured:September 21, 2011IMO:9481075Hits:2,310
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:
51°18’5.19” N, 3°14’14.48” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 272° (333°)
Location:Be Zee
Arrival:23rd Mar 2018
02:00:31 UTC
Last update:
22 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 March 23rd, 02:00:31 UTCBe Zee
2018 March 18th, 16:30:03 UTCFr Leh
2018 March 13th, 14:00:39 UTCMa Ptn
2018 March 6th, 11:50:48 UTCTr Drc
2018 March 5th, 03:00:20 UTCGr Pir
2018 February 26th, 03:00:52 UTCEsbsn
2018 February 23rd, 04:00:50 UTCMa Ptm
2018 February 17th, 14:00:25 UTCBe Zee
2018 February 13th, 19:30:08 UTCGb Tyn
2018 February 10th, 13:30:03 UTCBe Zee
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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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