The picture was taken from the stern of the Serenade of the Seas where after a full day ashore we were sat having a drink watching the Greek mainland gradually disappear over the horizon as we sailed to Santorini.
She was built in 1983 by Hakata Zosen in Japan as Yard Number 280 and is 114.65m long with an 18.2m beam and 7.67m draught. Over the years she has had a number of names including Twinflower (until 1993), Seng Wei (Until 1998), Assets Venture (Until 2003) and Kardaran Star (Until 2007).
GT = 6,788, NT = 2,982 and DWT 11,234
Propulsion consists of a MAN B&W 6L35MC engine driving a single four bladed fixed pitch propeller giving a top speed of 12 knots.
Currently I believe she is owned and operated by Successors Shipping which is based in Athens.
REG -VC, Kingstown
IMO - 8301230
Call Sign - J8B3636
General Cargo Ship
Built -Hakata Zosen, Hakata, JP
Yard No - 280
L 114.65m W 18.2m
GT - 6788
Year - 1983
Piraeus, 5 June 2012