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Photographer:John Jones [View profile]Title:CONTSHIP BOREALISAdded:Jan 19, 2008
Photo Category: Containerships built 2001-2010
46,009 g.t. completed by Daewoo in 12/2002.
4,155 TEU.
Seen sailing out of the Thames Estuary at a considerable rate of knots on 7/8/05. The wash she caused was quite amazing.... got me wet up to my knees against the sea wall just after I took this shot :-D
Vessel Identification
Name:Glasgow Express
Former name(s):
- Maersk Dayton (Until 2007 Nov 22)
- Cp Borealis (Until 2006 Mar)
- Contship Borealis (Until 2005 Aug 18)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:46,009 tons
Summer DWT:54,157 tons
Length:280 m
Beam:32 m
Draught:10.4 m

Additional Information
Home port:Hamburg
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2002
AIS Information
Last known position:
39°35’15.12” N, 27°28’32.4” W
Speed, course (heading):
20.0kts, 61° (57°)
Location:Nl Rtm
Arrival:13th Dec 2016
09:30:35 UTC
Last update:
1 day 8 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2016 December 13th, 09:30:35 UTCNl Rtm
2016 November 24th, 23:00:17 UTCPa Mit
2016 November 18th, 04:00:36 UTCPe Cll
2016 November 12th, 16:00:18 UTCCl Vap
2016 November 8th, 19:00:23 UTCPe Cll
2016 October 29th, 20:30:41 UTCDo Cau
2016 October 18th, 14:45:39 UTCBe Anr
2016 October 17th, 12:00:40 UTCUk Lgp
2016 October 14th, 04:00:43 UTCDe Ham
2016 March 22nd, 06:00:54 UTCCo Ctddelgada
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Phil English on Aug 07, 2005 22:00 (11 years ago)
Must have been approaching her normal service speed of 25 knots :-)

Good job she wasn't going that fast at Tilbury John as there would have been at lot of wet trousers there. :lol:
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