Thursday, 16 January 2020

Pictures taken by Christopher Triggs



Virginiaborg general cargo moored in Alfred Dock, Birkenhead, England. She was waiting for her tugs to take her further into the dock system.

Picture taken by me on 09/01/2020

IMO: 9234290

Name: VIRGINIABORG

Vessel Type - Detailed: Cargo/Containership

Status: Active

MMSI: 244632000

Call Sign: PBDL

Flag: Netherlands

Gross Tonnage: 6361 t

Summer DWT: 9600 t

Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 132.2 x 15.87 m

Year Built: 2001

Registered owner: VIRGINIABORG BV

Ship manager/Commercial manager & ISM manager: WAGENBORG SHIPPING BV

Builder: VOLHARDING SHIPYARD BV

Date of Build: 19 Sep 2001

Yard N°: 505

TEU: 550

Reefers: 50 TEU

Number of Holds: 2

Total Capacity of Holds: 12814.00

Tanks:

Cargo Hatchways: 2

Dimension: 1(39,9X13,2) 1(52,5X13,2)

LBC: 22041

Propelling Type: Diesel

WARTSILA 6R38

Engine RPM: 600

Engine Power kW: 3960

Date of Build: 01 Jan 2001

Builder: WARTSILA NSD Nederland

Place of Build (country): Zwolle (NLD)

Scania auxiliary engines

Bow Thrusters: 1x500 kW

Speed: 15 knots





Virginiaborg general cargo moored in Alfred Dock, Birkenhead, England. She was waiting for her tugs to take her further into the dock system.

Thanks, capt'n'!

We were allowed onboard with express permission from the captain and officer. Lovely ship. Very well kept and looked after! Checks on safety equipment were occurring when we went on board. 

All pic credits to Christopher Triggs


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