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Merkur Island

Merkur Island awaiting a berth...

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IMO 8506261 , Call Signal 9KWP , Flag Kuwait.
Class : Det Norske Veritas.
Ship Type : Container Ship.
Build in 1986 by Bremer Vulkan AG Schiffbau u Mashinenfabrik Bremen Germany as " COLUMBO " Launched as " MERKUR ISLAND " for Partenreederei MS " Merkur Island " ( F.A.Vinnen GmbH & Co KG Bremen as manager ) Bremen Germeny.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 18.341 / 5.607 / 25.088.
Main Engine : B&W 6L67GB - bhp.
Aux.Engine : Wärtsilä 6R22HF - 3 x kw.
Emerg.gen : 6DK-28 - 1 x kw.
Exh.Boiler : Aalborg AQ-2.
Aux.Boiler : Aalborg AQ-10/12.

1988 Renamed " MERKUR ISLAND ".
1989 " " NEDLLOYD MAURITUS ".
1995 " " MERKUR ISLAND ".
1996 " " EMPRESS "-
1997 " " MCS LIMA ".
1998 " " NCS BRASIL ".
1999 " " MERKUR ISLAND ".
1999 Sold to Livstock Transport & Trading K.S.C Safat Kuwait,renamed " AL SHUWAKH ".
1999 Converted to Livestock Carrier.

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