Monday, September 10, 2012


New build cargo vessel VECTIS HARRIER shown here outbound in the Narrows AM September 8th 2012 shows her Dutch designed X Bow and unique profile  while passing Tufts Cove.
This  configuration is the ‘Groot Cross-Bow’ developed by Holland’s Groot Ship Design. The shape of this wave-piercing bow is designed to reduce the amount of installed propulsion horsepower needed and to reduce pitching and slamming in heavy weather. It is also suitable for sailing in ice under Swedish Ice Class 1A classification.
IMO No: 9594303
Build 2012
Yard: Jiangsu Yang Zi Jiang Shipyard, Jiangyin, China.
VECTIS HARRIER,United Kingdom,2FBR6,(2012-09-07),
XING YANG107,United Kingdom,2FBR6(2012-05-07)
YANG ZI JIANG 939,Liberia (2012-03-22).
LOA 110 Beam 18 Dr 6.3 (m)
GRT: 6,143 tons.
DWT: 8,500 tons.
Owner: Carisbrooke Shipping Uk
Cowes (isle Of Wight), U.k.
Manager: Carisbrooke Shipping Uk
Cowes (isle Of Wight), U.k.
Flag: U.K.
Port: Douglas
Call Sign: 2FBR6

1 comment:

  1. I just wanted to give you a heads up I am going up to Halifax Thursday morning to take in a day sail on HMCS Iroquois around the harbour.She is leaving at 10 am from dockyards and returning at 2 pm. It is to celebrate her 40 th anniversary.If you happen to get any photos can you send some my way.