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Photographer:Javi Jutglar [View profile]Title:VEGA SACHSENAdded:Apr 21, 2009
Photo Category: Containerships built 2001-2010
Inbound Cape Town 23.03.09 last ship I could capture from this pier bfore i was almost arrested so no more pictures unfortunately for me from the only decent spot to take ship pictures in Cape Town

Type: Multi-Purpose Dry Cargo Ship Equipped for Carriage of Containers, Strengthened for Heavy Cargo
IMO num: 9403449
Bult: 8/07/2008
Yard: Domestic Trade Ministry Kouan Shipbuilding Industry Co. / Taizhou
Flag: Liberia (Monrovia)
Owner: Vega-Reederei Friedrich Dauber GmbH & Co. KG
Managing company: Vega-Reederei Friedrich Dauber GmbH & Co. KG
Speed: 19,6Knt
Nt: 5.020T
Grt: 9.957T
Dwt : 13.742T
LOA : 147,81m
B : 23,25m
D : 11,5m
Dft : 8,5m
Cap : TEU1080
Vessel Identification
Name:Vega Sachsen
Former name(s):
- State Waratah (Until 2008 Jul)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:9,957 tons
Summer DWT:13,803 tons
Length:147 m
Beam:23 m
Draught:7.2 m

Additional Information
Home port:Monrovia
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:2008
AIS Information
Last known position:
25°25’14.29” N, 79°35’19.84” W
Speed, course (heading):
13.2kts, 175° (172°)
Arrival:22nd Feb 2018
05:00:50 UTC
Last update:
1 day 17 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 February 14th, 08:00:52 UTCDohai
2018 February 8th, 07:30:48 UTCUspef,anchorage
2018 February 7th, 06:00:45 UTCUspef
2018 February 2nd, 04:00:45 UTCHn Pcr
2018 January 29th, 14:00:49 UTCUspef
2018 January 24th, 23:00:49 UTCDohai
2018 January 9th, 08:00:45 UTCUspef
2017 December 7th, 14:00:13 UTCBbbgi
2017 November 6th, 12:00:14 UTCCosmr
2017 October 14th, 15:30:21 UTCJmkin
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Photo Comments (2)

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Javi Jutglar on Apr 21, 2009 22:50 (8 years ago)
Thanks i did my best to get the pic. Well is not as bad as getting shot, but I have been going to take pics in that pier for 4 years without getting hassled, ok i knew i was trespassing but come on is only a pier they worried im going to steal a 20ton boulder or what...i think they should worry about real criminal issues... but bottomline frustrating that im not going to be able to take anymore decent pics of ships in Cape Town, specially when i see the ships sailing trough from my living room :-(
Allan RO on Apr 21, 2009 22:09 (8 years ago)
Hi Javi

Nice shot. I suppose as it's South Africa you are lucky not to have been shot. Just what was your crime?. Is S.A. getting as bad as UK - we just had an Austrian guy made to wipe his memory card because he'd been taking buses and bus stations. At least you were allowed to keep your pics. !!

I know the spot, I posted MSC Jade taken there a few years ago whilst on holiday.

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