Wednesday, October 31, 2007
The Ensco 100 is scheduled to arrive later this evening at the Maasvlakte Offshore Put, accompanied by the tugs 'De Da' and 'Fairmount Alpine'. She is currently being moved from waters near Nigeria to the North Sea.
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
The Stena Antarctica (IMO: 9322827, Port of Registry: George Town, Cayman Islands) is quite unique since there are only a few ice class tankers with the dimensions this vessel has. The Stena Antarctica is 250 metres long, almost 44 metres wide and has a draught of almost 15 metres. These dimensions give the Aframax-dimensioned tanker a deadweight tonnage of 115,000. She was built this year by Samsung Heavy Industries, Korea, is currently owned by Moon Shipping Servicos e Navegacao Lda and is on a 10 year long timecharter for Progetra, Russia.
The Stena Antarctica arrived this afternoon at the Shell Europoort Terminal, Rotterdam from Primorsk, Russia.
Monday, October 29, 2007
The CMA CGM Medea will enter the Port of Rotterdam this afternoon where she will berth at the ECT Terminal. She will depart tomorrow with destination Hamburg.
Friday, October 26, 2007
The Taklift 7 (IMO: 7829273, Port of Registry: Rotterdam) is a seagoing floating sheerlegs vessel owned by SMIT Heavy Lift Europe. The sheerlegs has a length of 72 metres, is 30 metres wide and has a minimum sailing height of 49 metres. It has a propulsion of 3 x 460 kW and has two bow thrusters of 368 kW each. The longboom can reach a height of 160 metres above deck and has a lifting capacity of 1,200 tons.
The vessel was built in 1976 by HDW Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG, Kiel, Germany as the Hebelift 3. In 1994 the vessel was acquired by Smit and named Taklift 7.
The Taklift 7 will enter the port of Rotterdam this morning from Milford Haven, UK, where she was used for heavy lifting at a construction site for a new LNG terminal. On arrival the Taklift 7 will berth at the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
The Vzmorye has arrived this morning at the Waalhaven Rotterdam where she will pick up the crane vessel 'Anna 4'.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
The Cosco Hellas arrived this morning at the ECT Delta Terminal, Rotterdam, with the last port of call at Singapore. The vessel will leave tomorrow for Felixstowe, Hamburg and Antwerp before returning to the Far East.
Monday, October 22, 2007
The Xin Los Angeles will enter the port of Rotterdam later this evening where she will berth at the ECT terminal.
Friday, October 19, 2007
The BW Fjord arrived this morning at the EMO terminal Rotterdam carrying a load of iron ore from Tubarao, Brasil. She will stay there for about 5 days before leaving again to Tubarao. She will return then within about 6 weeks to Rotterdam.
Thursday, October 18, 2007
She was the fastest cruise ship built for 25 years, with an operating speed of 24 knots. Her high speed and technically advanced hull enable Oriana to operate the best and most far-reaching itineraries worldwide.
The Oriana is currently sailing on her'Autumn Getaway' cruise, a 3-day cruise on which it visits Southampton, Rotterdam and Zeebrugge. After this cruise the Oriana will set sail from Southampton to the western Mediterranean to visit amongst others Barcelona, Cannes, Rome and Tunis.
The most recent webcam picture can be found here:
Some pictures of the interior:
Standard cabin (without window) interior
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
The Harad is scheduled to arrive later this evening at the TEAM terminal, Rotterdam Europoort.
Monday, October 15, 2007
The Ebba Maersk arrived this morning at the APM terminal, Rotterdam from Algeciras. Tomorrow, the vessel will set sail for Bremerhaven on the APM AE1 line. She will return within about 7 weeks to Rotterdam.
Friday, October 12, 2007
The Chicago Express is scheduled to enter the Port of Rotterdam later this evening with the last port of call at Hamburg. She will depart tomorrow with destination Port Kelang, Malaysia and will return to Rotterdam within two months.
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Tuesday, October 09, 2007
The Al Shegaya will arrive in Rotterdam this evening from Sidi Kerir Terminal (Egypt) for discharging at the MOT terminal.
Monday, October 08, 2007
The vessel is 151 meters long, 20 meters wide and can accomodate 72 persons. She is equipped with one fixed lifting frame for lifting up to a maximum of 200 tons and a general purpose crane for lifting up to 55 tons. The Calamity Jane is owned by the Swiss-based Allseas Group S.A. which is one of the major offshore pipelay and subsea construction companies in the world, operating specialised vessels - which were designed in-house.
The Calamity Jane has entered the Port of Rotterdam this evening and is currently berthed at Mammoet Schiedam.
Friday, October 05, 2007
The OOCL Asia will arrive this evening at the ECT Delta terminal in Rotterdam from Jedda, Saudi Arabia. She is scheduled to leave Rotterdam tomorrow heading for Hamburg, Germany.
Thursday, October 04, 2007
Source: http://www.beeldbankvenw.nl/, Rijkswaterstaat. The Berge Stahl has been repainted recently. She now has a blue funnel and a white bridge.
|Today's SOTD is the Berge Stahl (IMO:8420804, Port of registry: Stavanger, Norway) which is the largest bulk carrier currently sailing with her deadweight of 364,767 tons. The vessel is owned by Bergesen Worldwide Shipping, was built in 1992 by Hyundai Heavy Ind. Co. Ltd. Ulsan, Korea, is 343 meters long, 65 meters wide, has a draught of 23 meters and has 7 holds and hatches. |
She transports iron ore from the 'Companhia Vale do Rio Doce' mines in the eastern part of the Amazone, Brasil to Rotterdam about 9 or 10 times a year. From Rotterdam the iron ore is transported in barges to the steel mills of ThyssenKrupp and Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann in Germany.
The Berge Stahl has arrived this morning at the EECV terminal, Rotterdam from Ponta da Madeira, Brasil. Rotterdam and Ponta da Madeira are the only two ports in the world which are deep enough to receive the vessel.
Wednesday, October 03, 2007
The Norwegian Gem has arrived this night at the Holland Amerikakade, Rotterdam. She will depart later this afternoon for a short promotion trip on the Northsea and will return to Rotterdam tomorrow once more. She will then leave for Dover and from there she will set sail for the Mediterranean.
Tuesday, October 02, 2007
The Berge Nord has a deadweight tonnage of 218,000, a draught of almost 19 meters and has seven holds and hatches. The ship was built in 1997 by Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea and is owned by BW Gas ASA, Norway. This 305 meters long, 53 meters wide bulk carrier is the biggest ship to enter the Arctic sea. Other vessels owned by Bergesen and visiting Rotterdam regularly are: Berge Stahl, Bergeland, Berge Arctic and Berge Pacific.
The Liberian flagged Rhine Forest (IMO: 7125706) is 237 meters long, 33 meters wide and has a draught of 12 meters. The vessel is a so calle...
The Eugen Maersk (IMO: 9321550, Port of Registry: Randers, Denmark) is, together with her sisters (amongst others) ' Emma Maersk ', ...
Today's Ship of the Day is the CMA CGM Christophe Colomb (IMO: 9453559, Port of Registry: Marseille, France). The Christophe Colomb is c...
Today's Ship of the Day is the CMA CGM Magellan (IMO: 9454424, Port of Registry: London). The Magellan is currently the largest vessel ...
Today we have the NYK Vesta (IMO: 9312808, Port of Registry: Panama) featuring as the Ship of the Day. The NYK Vesta is 338 meters long, alm...
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