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Tai Ping

1958 General cargo

Buildingyard: Deutsche Werft AG., Hamburg/ Germanu

Built year: 1958

Yard no: 719

Tonnage 58-70: GRT: 9369/ NET: 5851/ TDW: 10854

Tonnage 70-on: GRT: 11744/ NET: 8125/ TDW: 12597

Dims 58-70: LOA: 159,71/ BR: 20,05/ DR: 8,621mtr

Dims 70-on: LOA: 188,73/ BR: 20,05/ DR: 8,621mtr

Machinery: 9-cyl B&W by Burmeister & Wain's Maskin- og Skibsbggeri A/S-    

                     11200 bhp

Speed: 18,00knots

Reeferspace: 941,81cbm/ Passengers: 12/ Teu's -70: 120 under deck

Photo: Postcard from Shipowner

02.04.1958: Launched 

27.06.1958: Delivered. Price: 24.770.638 NOK

30.07.1970: Arrived at Yokohama to be lengthened by Mitsubishi HI Ltd. The vessel got inserted a containersction midship

03.09.1970: Reconstruction completed

01.10.1977: Transferred to Arctic Shipping Singapore (Pte) Ltd. (Barber Ship Management), Singapore

07.06.1979: Sold to Compania Naviera Panagina SA. (Mediterranean Shipping Co. SA), Panama. Renamed GINA

06.07.1984: Arrived at Chittagong Roads to be broken up by National Foundry & Eng Works (Pte) Ltd

12.07.1984: Demolition commenced

Photo: Chris Howell

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