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Photographer:Gaetan Spoormans [View profile]Title:COSCO ANTWERPAdded:Jan 20, 2008
Photo Category: Containerships built 2001-2010
m/v Cosco Antwerp at the port of Antwerp 10/2004
Loa: 280.00 m
Width: 39.80 m
Brt: 65531 t
Nrt: 35453 t
DWT: 69192 t

capacity: 5446 teu
IMO number: 9246396
callsign: VRXH3
Flag: Hong Kong
Built: 2001
wharf: Nantong Cosco KHI Ship engineering co Ltd, Nantong
Yardnumber: NE006

Mainengine: MAN-B&W 10L90MC
43100 kW
Service Speed: 24.5 knots

I took this picture on her last voyage before drydocking at the Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
Vessel Identification
Name:Cosco Antwerp
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:65,531 tons
Summer DWT:68,910 tons
Length:280 m
Beam:39 m
Draught:10.7 m

Additional Information
Home port:London
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:2001
AIS Information
Last known position:
23°41’20.46” N, 117°59’2.82” E
Speed, course (heading):
16.6kts, 224° (224°)
Arrival:14th Jul 2017
21:30:36 UTC
Last update:
4 days 17 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 July 14th, 21:30:36 UTCCnngb
2017 July 13th, 23:06:30 UTCShang Hai(wgq)
2017 May 21st, 08:45:06 UTCSingapore Ebga
2017 May 11th, 00:17:57 UTCShanghai Cjk
2017 April 25th, 08:00:21 UTCCnngb
2017 April 23rd, 09:00:53 UTCQing Dao
2017 April 2nd, 01:00:28 UTCQing Dao
2017 April 2nd, 01:00:04 UTCVancouver
2017 March 5th, 08:00:04 UTCHo Chi Minh
2017 January 23rd, 08:00:04 UTCShanghai Cjk
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Photo Comments (5)

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Cornelia Klier on May 08, 2008 19:27 (9 years ago)
Hello Gaetan, thanks for your info - I did never think of the thing, that the ship could have simply gone with high speed through a blotch of oil ! As well I thought that dumping oily waste into the sea is not, what they do anymore, nowadays.
Gaetan Spoormans on May 08, 2008 06:26 (9 years ago)
Hi, the black spot on her bow is (according the ship's crew) oil which is dumped in the sea by other vessels in the shipping lines.
When a high speed vessel like m/v COSCO ANTWERP is going thrue this oil (which is on top of the water) it get's stuck on the ships bow.

Cornelia Klier on May 07, 2008 19:37 (9 years ago)
Very good one, I just wonder is there a bit of damage on the bow or it's just a dirty ship ?
Andrew McAlpine on Aug 26, 2007 10:31 (9 years ago)
Nice shot of this vessel

thanks for sharing

Andrew :-D
Arne Jürgens on Feb 26, 2007 03:08 (10 years ago)

nice pic + great angle!

Thanks for posting this beautiful shot!

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