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Ruth Borchard 01
Westerschelde 29 September 2012

 

Name

RUTH BORCHARD

Previous names

Ruth Borchard

Nathalie Ehler

WEC Van Ruysdael

Nathalie Ehler

Rachel Borchard

Type

Containership

IMO-number

9242560

Official number

4990

Call sign

V2GC4

Flag

Antigua and Barbuda

Port of registry

St. John's

GT

9.981 t

DWT

11.367 t

NT

6.006 t

Number of 20ft containers

868

Container capacity 14t

600

Reefer capacity

201

Length

134,40 m overall

125,08 m registered

Breadth

22,50 m registered

Draught

8,70 m

Freeboard

2.609 mm

Depth

11,30 m

Speed

18,0 knots

Built

2002

Keel laid

12.12.2000

Launch date

09.02.2002

Date of completion

03.2002

Builder

J.J. Sietas KG Schiffswerft GmbH & Co.
Neuenfelder Fährdeich 88
21129 Hamburg
Federal Republic of Germany

Yard number

1144

Hull material

Shipbuilding steel (higher tensile)

Hull type

Double bottom

Watertight bulkheads

7

Continuous decks

2

Main engine

1x MaK 9M43 - 4 stroke 9 cylinder 430 x 610 mm diesel engine - 8.400 kW at 500 rpm

Year of manufacture: 2001

Manufacturer: Caterpillar Motoren GmbH & Co. KG
Falckensteiner Str. 2
24159 Kiel
Federal Republic of Germany

Propellers

1x Controllable pitch propeller - aft at 130 rpm

Boilers

1x Thermal oil heater, oil fired - 10,0 bar

Heating surface: 52,0 m²

1x Thermal oil heater, exhaust gas heated - 10,0 bar

Heating surface: 208,0 m²

Year of manufacture: 2001

Manufacturer: PWT Prozesswärmeträgertechnik GmbH
Max-Weber-Str. 10
25451 Quickborn
Federal Republic of Germany

Electric installation

2x Plants each 380/220 V - 625 kVA

1x Plant 380 V - 1.625 kVA

1x Plant 380 V - 290 kVA

1x Plant 24 V - 140 Ah

1x Plant 24 V - 240 Ah

Shaft generator

1x 1.625 kVA / 1.300 kW

Generators

2x Main diesel generatorsets each 625 kVA / 500 kW

Emergency generator

1x Diesel generatorset 290 kVA

Batteries

2x Batteries for start emergency engine each 140 Ah

Compressed air receivers

2x Receivers each 750 litres - 30,0 bar

Bow thruster

1x Transverse thruster BRUNVOLL - 750 kW, forward

1x Transverse thruster BRUNVOLL - 450 kW, aft

Tank capacities

Fuel oil: 920 m³

Ballast water: 4.033 m³

Anchor equipment

3x Anchors weight each 5.250 kg

Chain length: 577,50 m

Manager

Heinz Ehler
Eschstr. 2
21762 Otterndorf
Federal Republic of Germany

Registered owner

Nathalie Shipping Co. Ltd.
c/o MS "NATHALIE EHLER" Heinz Ehler GmbH & Co. KG
Eschstr. 2
21762 Otterndorf
Federal Republic of Germany