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U 31 ( S 181 )

Navy Posted on 2011-02-08 09:15:13

German U-31 in the Kiel-Canal, 22.01.2011

The German Type 212A is an advanced design of non-nuclear U-Boat developed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW) for the German Navy. It features diesel propulsion with an air-independent propulsion (AIP) system using Siemens polymer electrolyte module (PEM) hydrogen fuel cells.
*2005 HDW, Kiel (Comm. 2005/10/19)
Displacement: 1450 tonnes surfaced, 1830 tonnes submerged
Length: 56 m (183.7 feet) Beam: 7 m (22.96 feet) Draft: 6 m (19.68 feet)
Propulsion: 1 MTU 16V 396 diesel-engine, 9 HDW/Siemens PEM fuel cells, 30-40 kW each, 1 Siemens Permasyn electric motor 1700 kW, driving a single seven-bladed skewback propeller, Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h) submerged, 12 knots surfaced Depth: over 700 m (2,296 feet)



WESERSTERN – IMO 9035826

Tanker Posted on 2011-02-08 09:11:29

Kiel-Canal Bominflot bunkering station 2011/02/22

Call Sign : MPXE9
MMSI : 233068000

Gross tonnage : 6441 DWT : 10965

Year of build : 1992
Flag : Isle of Man



SUNTIS – IMO 8513314

Cargo Posted on 2011-02-08 09:09:50

Kiel-Canal eastbound 2011/01/22

Call Sign : DIXS
MMSI : 218005000

Port of Home: Itzehoe

Gross tonnage : 1564 DWT : 1815

Year of build : 1985



NORDSTRAND Y 817

Navy Posted on 2011-02-08 09:07:56

German Navy Tug NORDSTRAND Y 817 in Kiel-Canal Jan 22, 2011
L: 30,3m
B: 9,1m
D: 2,5m
445ts

Builder: Orenstein & Koppel 1986/87



NAVI BALTIC – IMO 9386718

Container Posted on 2011-02-08 09:06:39

Kiel Canal passing Holtenau eastbound Jan 22, 2011

Call Sign : 5BTT2

MMSI : 212706000

Gross tonnage : 17488 DWT : 17894

Year of build : 2009



RUBINO – IMO 9010917

Tanker Posted on 2011-02-08 09:02:15

Kiel Canal eastbound passing Holtenau entering locks Feb 01, 2011

MMSI: 247370000 Callsign: ICCR Flag: Italy
Category: Tanker Length: 124m Beam: 17m Draught: 6.1m



STENA GERMANICA – IMO 9145176

Ferries Posted on 2011-02-08 08:59:19

At her berth at Kiel Schwedenkai Jan 31, 2011
Stena Ferries Ltd, London
*2001 Astilleros Españoles, Puerta Real (#81)
GT: 44,237 NT: 17,209 TDW: 10,670mt
L: 240.10m B: 28.10m D: 6.00m
(4x) Sulzer 8ZAL40S diesel 23,000 kW 22.00kn
900 Passengers 4,000 lanemeters 300 cars
ex Stena Hollandica



HANSE CONFIDENCE – IMO 9318761

Container Posted on 2011-02-08 08:57:02

Kiel Canal entering from Holtenau locks westbound Feb 01, 2011
Length: 140 Beam: 23 Draught: 8.7



AURORA – IMO 9247388

Tanker Posted on 2011-02-08 08:53:34

Entering Kiel Canal in Holtenau westbound

Carl Büttner Shipmanagement GmbH, Bremen

*2004 3. Maj Brodogradiliste d.d. / Rijeka (#683)

Gross 16,901 Net 6,847 Deadweight 24,086 t

Length 167.57m Breadth 26.40m Draught 9.17m

3.Maj MID d.d. (Model 6RTA48T-B) 7,850 kW 15.00kn



LIVERPOOL SEAWAYS – IMO 9136034

Ferries Posted on 2011-02-08 08:48:11

First time in Kiel-Ostuferhafen

DFDS Seaways

*1997 C.N. “Visentini” di Visentini Francesco & C., Donada, Italy as LAGAN VIKING

GT: 21,586

2xWärtsilä 8R46 = 15,600 kW

300 Passengers / 2,460 Lanemeters

ex Liverpool Viking

L: 186.00m B: 25.60m D: 6.48m