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Photographer:Chris Hunsicker [View profile]Title:TAIKOAdded:Feb 23, 2007
Captured:February 23, 2007IMO:8204975Hits:1,526
Photo Category: Vehicle Carriers
Main channel of the Solent heading west to Southampton. 23/02/07


IMO number: 8204975 Call Sign: LAQT4 Gross tonnage: 66532
Type of ship: Vehicles Carrier Year of build: 1984 Flag: Norway International Ship Register
Registered owner: WILHELMSEN LINES SHIPOWNING Address: 20, Strandveien, Lysaker NORWAY
Ship manager: WALLENIUS WILHELMSEN LOGISTICS Address:20, Strandveien, Lysaker NORWAY
ISM Manager: BARBER SHIP MANAGEMENT LTD Address: 9400, New Century Drive, Pasadena Tx UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Vessel Identification
Flag:Norway International Register
Former name(s):
- Barber Hector (Until 1988)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro Cargo
Gross tonnage:66,635 tons
Summer DWT:43,986 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Tonsberg
Class society:Lloyd's Shipping Register
Build year:1984
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (7)

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Andrew McAlpine on Feb 26, 2007 03:06 (11 years ago)
Great shot Chris,

thanks for sharing

Andrew :-D
Chris Hunsicker on Feb 24, 2007 09:06 (11 years ago)
Thanks Tomas, unfortunately times and design move on. As for my weekend I start a week of night duty. Which I do not rarticulaly endear to.
Chris Hunsicker on Feb 24, 2007 09:03 (11 years ago)
Hello Marc, the light was bad (see previuos photograph) then as you can see the sun burst through to reveal all.

Marc Piché on Feb 24, 2007 02:56 (11 years ago)
Perfect light on this most impressive ship.

Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Feb 23, 2007 20:01 (11 years ago)
Very nice shot yes, but man... I really liked taiko, texas and tampa so much more before she got the new cardecks. But hey, thats me. Have a nice weekend, man!
Chris Hunsicker on Feb 23, 2007 19:52 (11 years ago)
Hi Marie-Anne, thanks very much.
Marie-Anne on Feb 23, 2007 19:50 (11 years ago)
Superb shot.
Fantastic colors.
Very very good job!!!

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