I took the photograph from the deck of the Serenade of the Seas as we headed out of port en route to Cannes.
Since I saw her she has been renamed Regina I but over her career she has had a number of names including Regina, Hanseatic Swan, Regina J, Portlink Hunter and Bremer Handel. Interestingly she has had the same name a number of times.
Built by Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo in Portugal as Yard No 188 her keel was laid on 2 September 1993 and she was launched on 12 February 1994. Overall she is 100.67m long with a 16.50m beam and 5.898m Summer draught.
GT = 3806, DWT = 4766 and NT 1981.
She can carry 380 20ft container and has a hold capacity of 6803m3.
Powered by a Krupp MAK 9 M 453 C - 4 stroke single acting 9 cylinder 320 x 420 mm diesel engine (3200 kW) she has a service speed of 15 Knots via a single controllable pitch propeller. The vessel is also equipped with a Schottel (250kW) bow thruster and two main diesel generator sets each rated at 300 kVA.
MMSI - 304010459
REG - AG, St.Johns
IMO - 9071064
Call Sign - V2AC3
General Cargo Ship
Built -Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo, PT
Yard No - 188
L 100.67m W 16.50m
GT - 3806
Year - 1994
Barcelona, 29 May 2012