Sunday, 1 June 2014

American car carrier (ex-Takamine 1997-2003) Freedom 2003-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 20 April 2014

USA-flagged, homeport Wilmington, Delaware, USA, IMO 9129706, MMSI 369327000 and callsign WDB5483. Ex-Taka mine renamed November 2003. Gross tonnage 49.821 tons, summer deadweight 19.884 tons and as dimensions 190 x 32 x 8,9 metres. Built in 1997 by Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Yokosuka, Japan. Owned by Wilmington Trust, Wilmington, USA and managed by Crowley Technical Management, Jacksonville, USA.