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Photo Details
Photographer:Marc Piché [View profile]Title:MONTREAL EXPRESSAdded:Oct 01, 2007
Photo Category: Containerships built 2001-2010
MONTREAL EXPRESS as shown while downbound on the St.Lawrence River off Varennes on December 4, 2006.

Marc Piché photo.
Vessel Identification
Name:Montreal Express
Former name(s):
- Cp Spirit (Until 2006 May)
- Canmar Spirit (Until 2005 Jul 27)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:55,994 tons
Summer DWT:47,790 tons
Length:294 m
Beam:32 m
Draught:10.9 m

Additional Information
Home port:London
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2003
AIS Information
Last known position:
49°44’36.42” N, 5°48’20.58” W
Speed, course (heading):
18.2kts, 265° (267°)
Arrival:23rd Oct 2017
17:30:13 UTC
Last update:
16 hours 22 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 December 31st, 00:00:03 UTCSouthampton
2017 October 23rd, 17:30:13 UTCMontreal
2017 October 14th, 08:00:15 UTCHamburg
2017 October 11th, 20:00:15 UTCAntwerp
2017 October 9th, 15:00:17 UTCSouthampton
2017 September 25th, 06:30:24 UTCMontreal
2017 September 15th, 15:30:24 UTCHamburg
2017 September 13th, 12:00:21 UTCAntwerp
2017 September 11th, 20:00:19 UTCSouthampton
2017 August 29th, 05:00:56 UTCMontreal
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Photo Comments (5)

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Gerda & Frederik Plets on Dec 06, 2006 00:53 (10 years ago)
2 Brilliant shots and views of this Hapag-Lloyd vessel.
Frederik & Gerda :-D
Andrew McAlpine on Dec 05, 2006 11:43 (10 years ago)
nice shot, every time i see her in southampton she has more & more red spots on the hull.

Marc Piché on Dec 05, 2006 10:31 (10 years ago)
Pretty sloppy painting job indeed. On her first trip following her repainting back in July, she had red spots all over both sides of her bow and along the waterline so I've never seen or photographed her in true Hapag hull colors.
This time the name on her bow has survived in its integrity but winter is coming with its share of North Atlantic storms and St.Lawrence River ice so I'm wondering if she'll revert to her full former CP livery in the next few months...

Tore Lundgren on Dec 05, 2006 07:04 (10 years ago)
Splashed black or orange color? Joke aside! She used to be orange before Hapag took over. A poor paint quality perhaps?
Matt Ruscher on Dec 05, 2006 02:19 (10 years ago)
Great pic Marc, though I must say it looks as though someone splashed a can of paint accross the bow
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