|Photographer:||Bob Scott [View profile]||Title:||HOLSTENTRADER||Added:||Mar 01, 2019|
|Captured:||December 01, 1978||IMO:||7712339||Hits:||613|
|Location:||Gravesend, London, United Kingdom|
||General cargo ships built 1970-1979 (Over 3000gt)|
|Key 12” standard-design, multi-purpose general cargo ship; 12,701 grt; 15,806 dwt; 576 TEU.
Operator: Reederei Claus-Peter Offen, Hamburg, West Germany
Built: 1978 by AG "Weser" Seebeckwerft, Bremerhaven, West Germany. Yard no 1019
Main engine: 16-cylinder, four-stroke MaK 16M551AK of 10,500 bhp at 425 rpm. Speed: 18 knots.
1988-sold to A/S Ivarans Rederi, Norway, renamed SAN JUAN (Norwegian flag).
1994-ORIENT SHREYAS (Cyprus flag); 1998-X-PRESS PADMA;
2004-KANAL MAS (Indonesian flag).
2010-to breakers at Xinhui, China
Photo: arriving Tilbury, Port of London on maiden voyage in December, 1978, on charter to GGM – The French Line (now CMA CGM).
Alexandra Towing Co's sister tugs BURMA and WATERCOCK in attendance, along with the Gravesend pilot launch