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Barber Toba/ Tobas

1979 RORO vessel


Buildingyard: Mitsubishi HI Ltd., Kobe

Built year: 1979

Yard no: 1094


Tonnage 1979-2004: GRT: 22008/ NET: 11867/ TDW: 34310

Tonnage 2004-onwards: GRT: 54680

Dims: LOA: 228,51/ BR: 32,31/ DR: 10,829mtr


Machinery : 9-cyl Sulzer   by the  shipbuilders 

BHP: 30150

Speed: 19,50 knots

Container cap: 1806 TEU

Photo: P: Wearing

19.09.1978: Launched 

30.01.1979: Completed. Price paid: 152.500.000

00.00.1989: Owner: Wihelmsen Lines. Renamed TOBA. 

00.12.1997: Owner: Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning

00.03.2004: Flagged in Singapore. Ownership changed to Mark 1 Pte - a joint ownership WW and Wallenius Line.

                     Vessel converted from RORO into RORO/ Ful Carcarrier with a garage on deck.

02.06.2010: Delivered to Eckhardt Marine for recirculation at Xiangang Changjiang Shipbreaking Yard, China


Photo: Andreas Spörri

Photo show the vessel as TOBA


Photo: P. Jaervinen

Photo show the vessel as TOBA after conversion

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