MSC ALEXANDRA - Panama       Call sign - 3FUI9     IMO number - 8509375
Owner - Transportacion Maritima Mexicana S.A. de C.V., Mexico (Rimport Enterprises Inc.)

Location - Photographed while underway off Walsoorden, Holland     Photograph Date - 28 August 2001
Photographer - Douglas Cromby     Added to archive - 3 Mar 2002     Last updated - 21 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1985
  Keel laid -
  Launched - January 1986
  Delivered - May 1988

  (a) Toluca - Panama (1998)
  (b) MSC Nicole - Panama (2/1999)
  (c) Toluca - Panama (5/1999)
  (d) MSC Orinoco - Panama (11/1999)
  (e) MSC Alexandra - Panama

  As of April 2003 MSC Alexandra was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk/container ship
  Gross tonnage - 31,340
  Net tonnage - 13,090
  Deadweight tonnage - 41,771
  L.O.A. - 198.89 meters
  L.B.P. - 185.02 meters
  Width overall - 32.20 meters
  Width moulded - 32.20 meters
  Draught - 12.200 meters
  Depth - 17.70 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 8
  Number of cargo hatch covers - 8
  Total container capacity - 2,000 TEU
  TEU - Twenty foot Equivalent Unit
  Cargo cranes - 5 (41 tonne capacity)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Chantiers de l'Atlantique
  Country - St. Nazaire, France
  Hull number - T28
  Engine builder - Cie. de Construction Mec. Sulzer CCM
  Country - Mantes, France
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6RTA76 diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 22,080 bhp or 16,239 kW
  Speed - 18.3 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - Standard rudder

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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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