I took the photograph from the top deck of the Costa Classica during our Far East Cruise which visited Singapore and various ports of call in Malaysia and
This vessel was beached for scrapping at Chillagong in Bangladesh on 29 April 2013.
Over the years she had a number of names including Zim Triest, Hyundai Emerald and Pan Crystal, after I saw her she changed her name for the final time to ER Brisbane.
She was built by Halla in Inchon, KR as Yard Number S-221 in 1996 and is 201.5m long with a 32.3m beam and 12.20m maximum draught.
Maximum TEU = 2825.
Powered by a B&W 8K80MC (22090kW) Diesel Engine she had a top speed of 22 Knots.
On 22 May 20111 at 0542 hrs at the Jakarta Anchorage in Indonesia this vessel was attacked by thieves. Whilst the ship was at anchor they boarded from the stern using a knotted rope. The Bosun and a security watchman spotted the intruders and informed the duty officer. The alarm was raised and the thieves jumped into the water and escaped
MMSI - 636090403
REG - LR, Monrovia
IMO - 9116357
Call Sign - ELYA5
Built - Halla, Inchon, KR
Yard No. - s-221
L 201.5m W 32.3m
Year - 1996
Laem Chabang, 13 April 2011