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S.A. Helderberg - IMO 7423029

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Photographer:Wolfgang Fricke [View profile]Title:S.A. HelderbergAdded:May 14, 2020
Captured:January 01, 1989IMO:7423029Hits:508
Location:Hamburg, Germany
Photo Category: Containerships built 1971-1980
Length 258.5 m; breadth 32.3 m; 3,101 TEU;
Built 1977 by Normed Dunkerque, Dunkerque / France, for Safmarine; 2000 renamed MSC TEXAS and 2001 S.A. HELDERBERG again; 2007 she became HELDERBERG and 2008 ASIA EXPRESS; 2008 broken up;
Scanned from color slide.
Vessel Identification
Name:Asia Express
Former name(s):
- Helderberg (Until 2008 Sep)
- S.a.helderberg (Until 2007 Nov)
- Msc Texas (Until 2001 Oct)
- S.a.helderberg (Until 2000 Oct)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:52,615 tons
Summer DWT:48,878 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1977
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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roconnor on May 15, 2020 16:47 (11 months ago)
I shipped a few containers on her in my time,together with the S.A. Sederberg and S.A. Waterberg.
Brett Bachmann on May 15, 2020 07:53 (11 months ago)
Yes they were indeed. She was Safmarine's flag ship. Sailed on her sister S.A. Sederberg. Carried 12 pax.
rd77 on May 15, 2020 07:34 (11 months ago)
Ah the Safmarine "Great Whites". Legends among containerships.
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