MV Regal Bay
Ex Regal Star, Tauu, Hornstrait, Chiquita Tauu
© Erwin Willemse
Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 1993 by Shikoku Dockyard Co. Ltd (Yard No.866), as a refrigerated cargo ship
- Length: 150m (overall) 141m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 22.5m
- Depth: 13.2m
- Draught: 9.05m
- Tonnage: 10375 gross/ net/10520 deadweight
- Engines: (1) 2T 6-cylinder MAN/B 7 W diesel
- Power: 11253 kW/15289 HP
- Speed: 20 knots
- Capacity: 526,250 cubic feet / 5,851 square metres. 4,600 pallets or approximately: 4,459 banana pallets
- Call Sign: 3FEH3, C6UG6
- IMO Number: 9053658
- Official Number: 20744-93CH
- Port of Registry: Panama, Nassau/Bahamas
- Sister Ships: Chiquita Honshu, Chiquita Nauru, Chiquita Sulu
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December 5th 1991: Contract signed.
July 23rd 1992: Keel laid.
February 24th 1993: Completed as CHIQUITA TAUU for ONS Shipholding III AS
1996: REGAL STAR for Star Chartering Inc. Managed by Star Reefers Poland Sp.zp.o
© Robert J Smith (Southampton 03/03/1997)
2003: Registered Owner; Santa Rosa Navigator.
2003: Registered Owner; Regal Island Holdings.
2004: Registered Owner; Star Reefers Shipowning Inc.
© Aleksi Lindström
2008: Registered Owner; ONS Shipholding III AS.
© Erwin Willemse (2014)
January 1st 2015: Renamed REGAL BAY. Registered Owner; Star Chartering Inc. Registered Manager; Seatrade Shipmanagement BV.
© Erwin Willemse
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