MV Green Costa Rica
Ex Prince, Crystal Prince
© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 26/07/2022)
Steel single screw “Crystal 1992 Class” motor vessel, built in 1992 by Boelwerf S.A. Vlaanderen, Temse (Yard No. 1535) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship.
- • Length: 131.25 m (overall) 121.0 m (between perpendiculars)
• Breadth: 19.60 m
• Depth: 12.85 m
• Draught: 8.853 m
• Tonnage: 7743 gross/3726 net/7721t deadweight
• Engines: Mitsui 7 S 50 MC, two stroke single acting diesel
• Power: kW/11012 bHP
• Speed: 19.7 knots (Max)
• Capacity: 375 723 cu ft
• Holds/Hatches/Compartments: 3/3/12
• Floor-space: 4495 m2
• Container capacity on deck: TEU 3 x 34t K,1 x 8t K,3 L. .
• Reefer plugs: 29 on weather-decks
• Call Sign: C6RN5, V2TO, C6WB3
• MMSI Number: 309689000
• IMO Number: 8912120
• DNV iD Number: 21772
• Port of Registry: Luxembourg/Luxembourg 🇱🇺, Monrovia/Liberia 🇱🇷, Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸, Saint Johns/Antigua & Barbuda 🇦🇬, Nassau/Bahamas 🇧🇸
• Sister Ships: Green Chile (1538), Green Honduras (1536), Green Guatamala (1537), Green Italia (1544), Green Brazil (1545)
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June 8th 1990: Keel laid.
August 2nd 1991: Launched.
February 1992: Delivered as CRYSTAL PRINCE to Owner/Manager: Höegh Fleet Services AS.
© JL Duhamel (Dieppe, 07/09/1998)
2000: Owner: Höegh Autoliners Shipping AS
2002: Manager: Teekay Shipping Norway AS
August 2003: PRINCE for Owner: MS Prince NTH Shipping Limited. Manager: Green Management AS
2005: Manager: Green Shipping AS
© Chris Hunsicker (28/07/2005)
January 1st 2006: GREEN COSTA RICA for Owner: Green Shipping 3 AS Manager: Green Management Sp. z o.o. Gdynia. Poland
2007: Manager: Thien & Heyenga Bereederungs- und Befrachtungsgesellschaft mbH
2009: Owner: Caiano Shipping AS. Manager: Green Shipping AS.
April 2014: Owner: Green Shipping 3 AS.
2015: Operator: Seatrade Groningen.
© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 16/06/2015)
© Cees Bustraan (Willemstad, 22/01/2017)
© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 17/09/2020)
🆕 December 27th 2022: Provisionally due at Dover from Rotterdam.
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