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Photographer:Glenn Towler [View profile]Title:CAPE DELFAROAdded:Nov 05, 2007
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 2000-2010 (Over 3000gt)
IMO: 9235361

Seen here berthed at Risdon upstream from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia completing the loading of lead concentrates. This is the first time one of the Columbia Ship Managments D Class have been to Risdon.

The Cape Delfaro used to visit Hobart ever 9 weeks until the Project Asis Service withdrew from Hobart in January 2005. This is the first visit by one of the vessels since 27/01/2005. Unfortuanatley time did not permit her to berth in Hobart to also load containers.
Vessel Identification
Name:Baltic Mercur Ii
Former name(s):
- San Pablo (Until 2014 Dec)
- Cape Delfaro (Until 2012 Jul 09)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:23,132 tons
Summer DWT:30,343 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:2004
AIS Information
Last known position:
41°11’39.6” N, 8°41’2.4” W
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 138° (233°)
Location:Es Vgo>pt Lei
Arrival:26th May 2020
18:00:15 UTC
Last update:
1 hour 17 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2015 October 3rd, 07:00:07 UTCTuzla
2015 September 28th, 21:00:50 UTCMalta
2015 July 20th, 15:00:36 UTCAlicante
2015 July 1st, 19:00:46 UTCOran
2015 June 29th, 14:00:52 UTCAlgiers
2015 June 27th, 14:30:40 UTCCastellon
2015 June 19th, 13:00:40 UTCAlgiers
2015 June 6th, 09:00:32 UTCOran
2015 June 5th, 10:30:45 UTCAlicante
2015 June 2nd, 13:00:56 UTCCastellon
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Photo Comments (2)

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Glenn Towler on Jul 08, 2005 02:29 (14 years ago)
I have got to agree with you there they are nice looking vessel.

At least you get to see them more regularly than I do now!!
Peter Karberg on Jul 07, 2005 14:36 (14 years ago)
The D Class are a smart looking ship. I've been waiting to catch one on the move at Port Kembla.
Nice pic Glenn!
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