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Photographer:K. Watson [View profile]Title:KUALA LUMPUR EXPRESSAdded:Aug 19, 2007
Photo Category: Containerships built 1991-2000
Kuala Lumpur Express leaving her anchorage and proceeding to the container terminal at Fairview Cove.The ship displays her name as: Koyaaa Aoynmoyp Exnpez on the stern,assume this is Malay.
Vessel Identification
Name:Oakland Express
Flag:Hong Kong (china)
Former name(s):
- Kuala Lumpur Express (Until 2008 Jan 23)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:54,437 tons
Summer DWT:66,781 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Hong Kong
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:2000
AIS Information
Last known position:
49°11’7.15” N, 122°54’53.81” W
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 183° (24°)
Location:Ca Van
Arrival:17th Mar 2018
16:00:45 UTC
Last update:
56 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 March 17th, 16:00:45 UTCCa Van
2018 March 16th, 08:00:43 UTCUs Sea
2018 March 12th, 11:00:40 UTCUs Oak
2018 February 13th, 05:00:18 UTCEs Vlc
2018 February 11th, 22:00:40 UTCEs Bcn
2018 February 10th, 17:30:59 UTCFr Fos
2018 February 8th, 22:15:37 UTCIt Goa
2018 February 7th, 17:00:45 UTCIt Liv
2018 February 6th, 00:30:30 UTCIt Cag
2018 February 4th, 04:00:06 UTCEs Vlc
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Photo Comments (2)

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K. Watson on Jun 23, 2007 19:59 (10 years ago)
HiKlaus: Thankyou,that explains it,I was to Kuala Lumpur in 1964 and didn't recall any spelling like that! It was a mystery,she anchored out in front with her stern facing the shore so I was quite surprised to read the name there.When she eventually swung round the bow lettering revealed her as Kuala Lumpur Express,mystery solved. Best regards from an Old Salt. Ken W.
portagent on Jun 23, 2007 18:07 (10 years ago)
hi Ken,

she belongs to Costamare of Greece and flies the Greek flag. What you have seen on her stern is her actual name in Greek letters.

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