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Photographer:pieter melissen [View profile]Title:Dart EuropaAdded:Aug 03, 2015
Location:Rozenburg, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Photo Category: Containerships built 1971-1980
The third of four Gas turbine powered container ships for Seatrain, from the days when bunker prices were low. Re-engined with diesels in 1980, and slowed down by 6 knots to a more sensible 20. Here in a short term charte to DART in 1987 she became OOCL Europa shortly after.
Vessel Identification
Name:Chicago Express
Former name(s):
- Med Colombo (Until 1997)
- Ville De Titana (Until 1996 Aug)
- Montreal Senator (Until 1996 May)
- Ville De Titana (Until 1995 May)
- Oocl Europa (Until 1990 Dec)
- Dart Europa (Until 1988)
- Oriental Minister (Until 1987)
- Asialiner (Until 1981)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:30,432 tons
Summer DWT:31,830 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1972
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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pieter melissen on Feb 11, 2016 12:49 (3 years ago)
Thanks Rob, for the additional info.
Rob W on Feb 10, 2016 16:35 (3 years ago)
Dart Line had by this time become a wholly-owned subsidiary of OOCL - in 1987 three of this class were switched from the transpacific to the transatlantic Dart service as replacements for the British-flag Naumura 1,000teu series (Dart Atlantica etc).
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