10 March 2012

Early morning in Caniçal

Today Caniçal was open for business after 0600 in the morning. First with the berthing manoeuvre of the cement carrier Naftocement III on the North terminal and afterwards with the mooring operations on CLCM of the M/T Emmy Schulte.
Enjoy.
Naftocement III, the true "dragster" of the seas, alongside in Caniçal.
Picture taken with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3.
Resizing work with Adobe Photoshop CS3.

Pilot Card:
Ships name: Naftocement III
IMO number: 7109879 (710... means she's a very old lady!)
Type: Cement carrier
LOA: 76.90 mts
Beam: 12.20 mts
DWT: 2211.9 t
Max draft on manoeuvre: 5.20 mts
Propulsion: Single engine - single fixed propeller - 2000 HP
Pitch: Left-handed
Rudder: 1 - Conventional
Bow thruster: I wish

The Motor/Tanker Emmy Schulte finishing mooring operations on a peaceful March morning at the CLCM terminal, in the village of Caniçal.
Picture taken with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3.
Resizing work with Adobe Photoshop CS3.

Pilot Card:
Ships name: Emmy Schulte
IMO number: 9394519
Type: Tanker
LOA: 144 mts
Beam: 23 mts
DWT: 16669 t
Max draft on manoeuvre:
Propulsion: Single engine - single fixed propeller - 3996 Kw
Pitch: Right-handed
Rudder: 1 - Conventional - Balanced
Bow thruster: 750 Kw