© Mike JacksonMV Santorini Rex, Cargo from the Past

MV Ming Feng

Ex Sable Bay, Santorini Rex, Cap Valiente, Cap Domingo

© Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1983 by Shikoku Dockyard Company Ltd, Takamatsu, Japan (Yard No 822) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 143.54 m (overall) 135.0 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 21.50 m
  • Depth: 13.10 m
  • Draught: 8.515 m
  • Tonnage: 8,739 gross/3,973 net/9300-9746t deadweight
  • Engines: 12-cylinder 4 stroke single acting Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Ind. diesels
  • Power: 6620 kW/9,000 HP
  • Speed:  18.0 knots
  • Decks: 4
  • Capacity: Ins: 11,893 cu.m.28 TEU 435.491 cu.ft.
  • Call Sign: 3FFM2, DVLY, YJZ4, 3FZK5, PJEF, V2EG9, XUDF5, T3UH2
  • IMO Number: 8214827
  • Official Number: 12106
  • Port of Registry: Panama, Manila/Philippines, Panama, St Johns/Antigua & Barbuda, Willemstad/Curacao, Phnom Penh/Cambodia, Kiribati/ Republic of Kiribati.

History

1983: Delivered as CAP DOMINGO. Owner & Manager; Pegasus Carriers Corp. S.A., Panama, Panama R.P.

 © Mick Warwick

 © Mick Warwick

1989: Renamed CAP VALIENTE. Owner & Manager; Sagana Shipping Inc., Manila, Philippines

Internet Source

Internet Source

November 1991: Renamed SANTORINI REX. Owner & Manager; Reefsan Shipping Inc., Port Vila, Vanuatu

© Mike Jackson

© Mike Jackson

October 1996: Renamed SABLE BAY. Owner; Sable Bay Shipping Co S.A. Manager; Dammers Shipmanagement NV.

© Wil Weijsters  © Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters

© Daniel Ferro

© Daniel Ferro

1998: Owner; NTH Schiffahrts G.m.b.H. & Co. Kg. Manager; Thien & Heyenga Bereederungs und Befrachtungs GmbH

May 2011: Renamed MING FENG. Owner; Ming Feng Shipping Inc. Manager Ningbo Shanglun Ship Management Co.

November 2015: Owner; Ming Feng Shipping Inc. Manager; Favour Marine S.A.


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: Daniel Ferro, Mike Jackson, Mick Warwick and Wil Weijsters for their assistance in producing this feature.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)


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