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Photographer:Michael Brakhage [View profile]Title:KOMET IIIAdded:Aug 12, 2008
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1990-1999 (Over 3000gt)
2007/2/17 at Brunsbüttel/Kiel-Canal. Launching 1990 at the shipyard Hugo Peters, Wewelsfleth.
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Vessel Identification
Name:Komet Iii
Flag:Antigua & Barbuda
Former name(s):
- Portugal Bridge (Until 1997 Jan)
- Komet Iii (Until 1996 Feb)
- Gracechurch Comet (Until 1996 Jan)
- Komet Iii (Until 1991 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:4,169 tons
Summer DWT:4,752 tons
Length:111 m
Beam:16 m
Draught:4.7 m

Additional Information
Home port:Saint John's
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:1990
AIS Information
Last known position:
54°24’13.8” N, 18°40’15” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 307° (104°)
Arrival:23rd Jan 2018
20:00:00 UTC
Last update:
19 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 January 23rd, 20:00:13 UTCPlgdn
2018 January 20th, 20:00:47 UTCLvrix
2017 December 23rd, 13:00:08 UTCGrams
2017 December 21st, 16:00:22 UTCCylms
2017 December 18th, 04:00:16 UTCGrvol
2017 December 13th, 22:30:52 UTCCylms
2017 December 9th, 22:00:08 UTCGr Vol
2017 December 4th, 08:00:08 UTCCy Lms
2017 November 24th, 15:00:12 UTCFrfos
2017 November 16th, 06:00:04 UTCEs Bcn
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Photo Comments (8)

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Michael Brakhage on Aug 15, 2008 19:24 (9 years ago)
Shipping is not my profession but I think there are different reasons for such a incident: The weather, the technologie and/or the physics if the vessels passing each other.
Cornelia Klier on Aug 13, 2008 20:42 (9 years ago)
The embankment seems to be something, many captains try to get out of the way. I just wonder, in one year, how often this does happen, that some crews try to use their ships to drill holes in the embankments ?
Michael Brakhage on Aug 13, 2008 19:43 (9 years ago)
Thanks, Cornelia. She was a Kiel-Canal regular in earlier times. I haven´t seen her since a kiss of the embankment during a Canal transit. :-D
Cornelia Klier on Aug 12, 2008 19:16 (9 years ago)
Nice, and especially this is a ship I did not see before anywhere :-)
Michael Brakhage on Feb 25, 2007 12:49 (10 years ago)
Hi Kent,
I appreciate your kind comment.
Michael Brakhage on Feb 25, 2007 12:46 (10 years ago)
Hi Derek,
I´m glad that you like it. Yes, I think they are building quality.
Kent Malo on Feb 24, 2007 21:50 (10 years ago)
Great photo.
DEREK SANDS on Feb 24, 2007 20:28 (10 years ago)
Superb shot Michael, she is lasting well to a credit to her builder!
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