Maestro Diamond

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Maestro Diamond
Maestro Pearl, sister ship of the Maestro Diamond
Maestro Pearl , sister ship of the Maestro Diamond
Ship data
flag Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands Marshall Islands
Ship type Bulk carrier
Callsign V7MB2
home port Majuro
Owner Maestro Diamond Inc.
Shipping company Maestro Shipping SA, SwitzerlandSwitzerlandSwitzerland 
Shipyard Saiki Heavy Industries
Build number 704
Keel laying June 23, 2014
Launch 19th March 2015
Commissioning 2015
Ship dimensions and crew
177.85 m ( Lüa )
width 28.6 m
Draft Max. 10.9 m
measurement 22,872 GT / 12,519 NRZ
crew 17th
Machine system
machine 1 × diesel engine
performanceTemplate: Infobox ship / maintenance / service format
7,050 kW (9,585 hp)
15 kn (28 km / h)
propeller 1 × propeller
Transport capacities
Load capacity 36,920 dwt
Volume 45,790 m³
Classifications Nippon Kaiji Kyōkai
IMO no. 9711705

The Maestro Diamond is a bulk carrier of the Swiss shipping company Maestro Shipping . The ship sails under the flag of the Marshall Islands . On October 7, 2016, in heavy seas, it hit the Gedser Reef to the northwest of the Kadetrinne .

The ship is one of a series of bulk carriers built at the Japanese shipyard Saiki Heavy Industries. The ships in the series are partly different. The Maestro Diamond is operated by the Maestro Shipping company, which is based in Friborg , Switzerland . Jørgen Poulsen Dannesboe, who founded Armada Shipping A / S in 1971, is Chairman of the Board of Directors .

Technical data and equipment

The drive of the ship by a two-stroke - six-cylinder - diesel engine with 7,050  kW power . The engine acts on a propeller . The ship reaches a speed of around 15  knots . Four generator sets with an output of 1,998 kW are available for power generation.

The ship has five largely box-shaped holds . The total capacity of the holds is around 45,790 m³ for bulk goods and around 45,294 m³ for general cargo. Four ship cranes with a lifting capacity of 36 t each are available for cargo handling on the ship .

The tank ceiling in the holds can be loaded with 22 t / m².

Average 2016

The Maestro Diamond started her journey with 30,000 tons of fertilizers in Klaipeda , Lithuania , with the aim of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico . The ship's fuel tanks contained several thousand liters of heavy fuel oil and marine diesel.

On October 7, 2016, the ship ran aground in heavy seas between the Mecklenburg-West Pomerania peninsula Fischland-Darß-Zingst and the Danish island of Falster . The Joint Rescue Coordination Center Aarhus took over the rescue coordination . Due to strong winds and stormy seas, the ship could not initially be towed free. On October 10, 2016, the rescue teams feared that the outer skin of the ship would not be able to withstand the enormous loads that the hull structure caused by the ground contact . The ship's crew stayed on board. On the night of October 11, 2016, the ship was successfully towed free by a rescue team.

Average 2017

On August 29, 2017, the ship was involved in a collision with two other ships in the Sunda Strait . A tanker and another bulk carrier were also involved.

Web links


  1. ^ M / V Maestro Diamond , Saiki Heavy Industries.
  2. ↑ Entry in the commercial register ( Memento of the original from October 12, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. .
  3. Stig Tenold, Martin Jes Iversen, Even Lange: Global Shipping in Small Nations Nordic Experiences after 1960 . Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, ISBN 978-0-230-29454-7 , p. 99.
  4. Tugs reach the Maestro Diamond . n-tv . Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  5. Freighter towed free - The "Maestro Diamond" is free again , n-tv, October 11, 2016.
  6. ^ Triple collision in Sunda Strait, Swiss and Indo bulk carriers and tanker. Retrieved August 30, 2017 .