She was built by Daewoo SB & ME Co. in Okpo, KR as Yard Number 4459 in 2011 and is 227.8m long with a 32.26m beam and 10.3 m draft.
GT = 74,258, NT = 26,158 and DWT = 30,900.
Classed as a LCTC (Large Car Truck Carrier) she can carry 7,879 cars or a combination of 3,508 cars and 432 buses.
She has two loading ramps located on the starboard side together with one perpendicular side ramp and one quarter stern ramp arranged at a 27 degree angle from the centre to allow for long vehicle access and egress. Deck 5 is the general cargo entrance however deck 6 can also be accessed via the side ramp allowing separate cargo flows during loading and discharging. Heavy cargo units can be located on strengthened decks 1, 3, 5 and 8 whilst decks 2, 4, 6, 7 and 9 are divided into liftable sections allowing a variable cargo mix.
Her main engine is a B&W8S60ME-C8 electronically controlled directly reversible marine diesel with constant pressure supercharging and a maximum output of 19,040kW at 105rpm, she is also equipped with a high efficiency flap rudder together with a bow tunnel thruster. In a separate compartment of the engine room there are two 450v, 60Hz, 1700kW AC generators each powered by a STX/MAN-B&W 9SL21/31H diesel engine. In addition the vessel is equipped with a 1100kW shaft generator and an emergency diesel generator with a capacity of 215kW.
Common spaces and accommodation for 38 people are provided above the garage deck.
She is equipped with portable fire extinguishers and a fire main with hydrants. The cargo holds and engine room are also fitted with a CO2 system, water mist extinguishers are also installed for the protection of the main and auxiliary machinery, boiler and fuel oil purifiers. Life saving comprises a free-fall lifeboat capable of carrying 38 persons, she is also equipped with a 7.5m water jet driven rescue boat and four 20 person life rafts.
Figaro is operated by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics who provide global logistical solutions for the automotive, agricultural, mining and construction equipment industries, they carry 1.8 million vehicles annually.
MMSI - 266338000
REG - SE, Stockholm
IMO - 9505041
Call Sign - SMIO
Built - Daewoo SB & ME Co. Okpo, KR
Yard No. - 4459
L 227.8m W 32.26m
Year - 2011
Southampton, 4 April 2015