MV Green Glory
Ex Baco Trader, Merawi
Green Glory – © Peter Wearing (@ Dover)
Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1979 by R.O Brodogradiliste “Uljanik”- Pula (Yug) (Yard No 330) as a General Cargo ship.
- Length: 149.41m (overall) 140.01 m (between perpendiculars)
Breadth: 21.24 m
Depth: 12.10 m
Draught: 8.502 m
Tonnage: 6336 – 9691 gross/3122 – 5304 net/9175 – 12111t deadweight
Engines: Oil 2SA 5-cylinder B&W 5L67GF diesels
Power: 6914 kW/9400 bHP
Speed: 17 knots
Capacity: G; 16685, B; 15351, Ins; 701, L; 689/ TEU; 178
- Crew: 12
Call Sign: P3WA3, SSLD
IMO Number: 7726586
- Official Number: 709225
- Port of Registry: Limassol/Cyprus, Nigeria, Alexandria/Egypt
1979: Keel laid.
April 28th 1979: Launched as MERAWI. Registered Owner; The Blue Nile Shipping Co. Ltd. Registered Manager; Sudan Shipping Line Ltd.
© Mike Griffiths
© Brian Fisher (Felixstowe, April 1988)
August 1988: Special survey.
© Frank Föerst (Hamburg, 16/07/1989)
1996: Sold and renamed BACO TRADER.
© Joerg Seyler (Hamburg, 10/04/1997)
1999: Sold to Green Line Shipping & Trading Co. (Heliopolis Shipping Co., Egypt and renamed GREEN GLORY.
July 1999: Called at Dover for engine repairs
Green Glory – © Peter Wearing (Dover)
Green Glory – © Gerolf Drebes (Antwerp, 24/06/2000)
April 13th 2004: Scrapped at Alang, India.
Green Glory – © Zahan
All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Brian Fisher, Frank Föerst, Mike Griffiths, Gerolf Drebes, Joerg Seyler, Peter Wearing and Zahan for their assistance in producing this feature.
Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)