m/v Tosca

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Tosca shipMotor vessel Tosca is one of the newest and most modern ship from the fleet of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics. The car carrier is owned by Wallstraits Shipping Pte Ltd, but was managed and operated by the Swedish leader in vehicle carrying. The vessel Tosca was built in 2013 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd in their Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works in Japan. The car carrier has overall length of 199.99 m and length between perpendiculars of 192.00 m. The moulded beam of Tosca is 32.26 m, the depth is 36.02 m and maximum summer draft is 11.00 m. The measurements of the vessel are not so much and impressive, but the improved cargo spaces and decks increase the capacity and speed of loading. The deadweight of m/v Tosca is 22,585 DWT, the gross tonnage is 61,106 GRT and the net tonnage is 23,696 NT. The cargo ship has total 12 cargo decks with maximum capacity for 6,459 cars. The cargo holds are built with with center pillars, which offers optimum flexibility during loading and unloading vehicles. The m/v Tosca has 4 movable decks and 14 movable hold ramps and one fixed hold ramp, which ensure fast cargo handling operations.

The car carrier m/v Tosca was built according to the most modern technologies, using environmental modification of the main engine and propulsion system. The main engine on board of the vessel is Mitsubishi-UE 7UEC60LSII, which has total power of 17,800 hp at 105 rpm. The single screw and the eco-engine propulsion system reduces the fuel oil consumption and CO2 emissions. The low consumption, makes the vessel more profitable and reduces the costs for operations with more than 10%. The cargo ship Tosca has also three diesel generators STX 6L28/32 with total power of 5,300 hp at 750 rpm. The power from the diesel generators helps in maneuvering and cargo handling operations. Also on board there is Cummins NT-855-D emergency diesel generator and two shaft generators. The builders and marine architects used the most modern technologies in propulsion system and propeller, which additionally reduces the power loses and consumption of fuel. The good and top quality engineering system allows the car carrier m/v Tosca to reach service speed of 20.0 kn, while the maximum speed is above 22.5 kn.

The car carrier m/v Tosca was classification 1A1 Car Carrier MCDK E0 TMON. The vessel is operated by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics and operates under the flag of Singapore. The IMO number of m/v Tosca is 9605798, the MMSI is 566087000 and the call sign is 9V9459.

mv Tosca Specifications

   • Length (overall): 199.99 m
   • Length (bpp): 192.00 m
   • Breadth: 32.26 m
   • Depth: 36.02 m
   • Draft: 11.00 m
   • Deadweight: 22,585 DWT
   • Gross Tonnage: 61,106 GRT
   • Net Tonnage: 23,696 NT
   • Cargo capacity: 6,459 cars
   • Engine: Mitsubishi-UE 7UEC60LSII
   • Power: 17,800 hp
   • Speed: 20.0 kn
   • Builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd
   • Year: 2013
   • Owner: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

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