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Photographer:lappino [View profile]Title:MAERSK HONAMAdded:Dec 02, 2018
Captured:November 27, 2018IMO:9784271Hits:1,963
Location:Dubai, Port Rashid, United Arab Emirates
Photo Category: Casualties
Description:
Another view of the fire damage this vessel has sustained, this time her forward cargo holds. Note the place where a transversal bulkhead was cut out. All what is seen here will be removed, before a completely new fore part will be attached. Photo by (...), used with permission.
Vessel Identification
Name:N/A
IMO:9784271
Technical Data
Vessel type:-
Length:353 m
Beam:54 m
Draught:13 m

Additional Information
AIS Information
Last known position:
1°16’0.2” N, 103°22’41.32” E
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
17.0kts, 308° (308°)
Destination:
Location:Cn Xim > Cn Nan
Arrival:24th Feb 2018
04:00:41 UTC
Last update:
9 months 15 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 February 11th, 16:00:10 UTCCn Xim>cn Tst
2018 February 7th, 09:00:57 UTCCn Iwn>cn Xim
2018 January 8th, 21:00:55 UTCIt Spe>it Git
2018 January 6th, 11:00:54 UTCEs Vlc>it Spe
2018 January 2nd, 04:00:53 UTCEs Bcn>es Vlc
2017 December 12th, 23:30:23 UTCCn Ytn>sg Sin
2017 December 5th, 22:30:21 UTCCn Sgh>cn Xmn
2017 November 24th, 21:00:52 UTCCn Xmn>cn Tao
2017 November 22nd, 05:00:23 UTCCn Cwn>cn Xmn
2017 November 20th, 16:00:37 UTCSg Sin>cn Cwn
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Photo Comments (6)

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Elbe-Dino on Dec 03, 2018 05:44 (9 days ago)
Thank you very much, Vlad.

Cheers

Elbe-Dino
lappino on Dec 03, 2018 01:18 (9 days ago)
Thanks all for your comments.

Long time ago, (in a galaxy far away), I was told that "if you lose the engine, you lose the ship". If this damage hapenned to her aft side, including her engine room, I think Maersk would seriously consider writing her off completely. In this case, however, her main machinery remained intact, as she lost only her forward thrusters. Obviously she'll need a completely new superstructure with all electronic equipment, too. So, her "parent" yard, Hyundai Heavy Industries from Ulsan, Korea, will make completely new hull and superstructure parts to replace the destroyed ones. Removal and scrapping of the parts seen on these photos from Dubai Dry Docks will be a separate endeavour (including the transport of the fore part of the hull overseas), and I will later upload a photo to say something more on the subject.

In my professional experience I've surveyed a fire damage on a cargo ship once (20+ fire trucks and dozens and dozens of firefighters involved) but that was a mere sunburn compared to this one...

Cheers

Vlad
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Dec 02, 2018 20:48 (9 days ago)
Imagine the heat, goddamn...
Tomas
Robert West on Dec 02, 2018 19:39 (9 days ago)
All she needs is a new forward section, a midship section, a new superstructure and a new aft section and she'll be fine.
Elbe-Dino on Dec 02, 2018 16:34 (9 days ago)
Hi Vlad,

you wrote, that the vessel has been cut into 2 pieces. Together with all these damages, will it still be cheaper to repair this vessel than scrap it and order a newbuilding, although itīs rather new? I havenīt any idea about the costs.
volker1948 on Dec 02, 2018 15:45 (9 days ago)
WOW!!
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