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1987/1995 Car Carrier


Buildingyard: Tsuneishi Zosen K.K., Numakuma/ Japan

Built year: 1987

Yard no: 589

Tonnage : GRT: 49792/ NET: 15050/ TDW: 15543

Dims : LOA: 190,00/ BR: 32,24/ DR: 9,121mtr

Machinery: 6-cyl B&W by Mitsui Engineering & Shipb. Co Ltd., Tamano

BHP: n/a

Speed: 18,00knots

Carcapacity: 5936

Photo: Ryszka Onions (

03.03.1987: Launched for Aisac Management SA., Panama

10.06.1987: Delivered as NOSAC SUN. Directly on bareboat-charter to K/S Benargus A/S & Co (Norwegian Ship Management A/S), Oslo

00.07.1987: Ownership taken over by NAL (Norwegian American Line)

00.00.1990: NAL became managers

00.02.1994: Purchased by K/S Benargus A/S & Co (NAL), Oslo. Registreted in Oslo under NIS-flag

19.08.1996: Ownership company taken over by Wilhelmsen Lines AS. Still registreted under K/S Benargus A/S & Co. Renamed TRICOLOR

17.11.1997: Owners style changed to Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning AS (Wilhelmsen Lines AS), Oslo

22.12.1998: Sold to Actinor Car Carrier I AS., Oslo. Bareboarcharter and purchaseoption to Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning AS.

​00.00.2000: Sold to Cappital Bank Plc., Chester/ UK. Bareboarcharter and purchaseoption to Actinor Car Carrier I AS., Oslo and then Bareboarcharter                           and purchaseoption to Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning AS., Oslo

​14.12.2002: Sank in English Channel after collision with MV KARIBA. Declared a total loss. Later raised in part through a very complicated process

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