MV Cape Arnhem
Geared Bulk Carrier
Official Number: 389422
Call Sign: GBYF
Tonnages: 16,250 gross 9,116 net 26,060 deadweight
Engine: M.A.N. K7SZ70 oil engine, by Mecanica Pesada S.A. Tourbate 13,300 bhp 15 knots.
Cargo Handling: Fitted with four electric hydraulic deck cranes of 25 tons SWL suitable for grab handling.
April 1981: Completed by CCN-Maua, Rio de Janeiro (Yard No. 124) for Lyle Shipping Co. Ltd Glasgow.
Scottish Ship Management Ltd., Glasgow, managers.
1984: Managers became Scottish Ship Management Ltd. Bermuda flag. Owners later became Arnhem Shipping Co Ltd.
and flag transferred to Hong Kong.
1986: Sold to C.F. Maritima Inc. Acomarit Maritime services UK Ltd. managers. Philippine flag, renamed ACACIA 1
1988: Sold Expedient Maritime Co Ltd. Kassos Maritime Enterprises Ltd. Managers, renamed ATLANTIS TWO
Cyprus flag. Lauritzen Bulker Pool.
1998: Sold, Calatis Shipping Co. Ltd. Pacific & Atlantic Co. Ltd., managers. Cyprus flag, renamed WORLD AMBER.
2001: Sold to China Harbours Engineering (Group) Co. Ship Department. China flag.
2003: April, renamed XIN HAI XIANG.
2005: February, converted to a trailing suction hopper dredger. China Govt. Chec Dredging, renamed XIN HAI XIANG.
Shanghai Dredging, managers.
Main Photo sent in by Steve Hill (Electrician), information by J. Drury.