MS Seatruck Panorama

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Clipper Panorama.jpg
Seatruck Panorama (as Clipper Panorama) at Warrenpoint
Career
Name: Clipper Panorama (2007-2011)
Seatruck Panorama (since 2011)
Owner: Clipper Group Ltd
Operator: Seatruck Ferries Ltd
Port of registry: Cyprus Limassol
Route: Heysham - Warrenpoint
Ordered: 13 March 2007
Builder: Astilleros de Huelva
Yard number: 822
Laid down: 13 March 2007
Launched: 12 December 2007
Completed: 13 November 2008
In service: 25 January 2009
Identification: IMO number: 9372676
General characteristics
Class & type: P Series [1]
Tonnage: 14,759 GT
6,500 DWT
Length: 142 m (465 ft 11 in)
Beam: 23.03 m (75 ft 7 in)
Draft: 5.20 m (17 ft 1 in)
Decks: 3 vehicle decks
Installed power: 2x Wärtsilä 4L20 diesel engines
(16,000 kilowatts (21,000 hp))
Propulsion: 2x propellers
2x Wärtsilä CT200 bow thrusters
Speed: 22 knots (25 mph)
Capacity: 12 passengers
120 trailers
Crew: 23

MS Seatruck Panorama is a ro-ro ferry operated by Seatruck Ferries.

The vessel was built in 2007 by Spanish shipyard Astilleros de Huelva as Clipper Panorama. The vessel entered service in January 2009.

History[edit]

'Clipper Panorama was built by Astilleros de Huelva, Spain as yard number 822. Her keel was laid on 13 March 2007 and she was launched on 27 December, with completion on 13 November 2008.[2] Homeported in Limassol, Cyprus, she is employed on Seatruck's Heysham - Warrenpoint route.[3] Clipper Panorama entered service on 25 January 2009, replacing Moondance which was redeployed onto a new route.[4] In December 2011, Clipper Panorama was renamed Seatruck Panorama.

Description[edit]

Seatruck Panorama is one of four "P Series" ro-ro freight ferries. It has a length of 142 metres (466 ft), a beam of 23 metres (75 ft) and a draft of 5.7 metres (19 ft).[5] Det Norske Veritas class the vessel as a 1A1 General Cargo Carrier - with whom Seatruck Panorama is allocated the number 27191.

The vessel is designed to fit in Heysham harbour ("Heysham max"). Trailers are carried over three decks.

The vessel is powered by two Wärtsilä 4L20 diesel engines which drive two propellers. The vessel is also equipped with two Wärtsilä CT200 bow thrusters.[6]

Sister Vessels[edit]

Clipper Pace

Clipper Pennant

Clipper Point

References[edit]

  1. ^ Article ""Seatruck Power" ... Ahead on the Irish Sea". Seatruck Ferries. October 28, 2011. Retrieved November 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Yard". Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 24 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "M/F Clipper Panorama". The Ferry Site. Retrieved 24 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "New ferry boosts Seatruck’s Irish sea service". Transport Weekly. Retrieved 24 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "Dimensions". Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Machinery". Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 

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