2009-02-19

Trip to the Big Smoke - Part 7

Distance shot of Auckland City with the Ports of Auckland Shipping Terminal in the foreground.

Close up of the Container ship Patrica Schulte docked at the container terminal ready for unloading. She wasn't a small ship either here's her details below
Ship Type: Cargo - Hazard A (Major)
Year Built: 2006
Length x Breadth: 221m X 30m
DeadWeight: 39400 MT
Speed recorded (Max / Average): 19.7 / 14.3 knots
Flag: Germany [DE]
As we headed towards Devonport across the harbour several container ships were in port. This is the MV Taiko from the Wallanius Wilhelmsen line a roll on roll off container ship. Here's her details
Country: Norway
MMSI Number: 258693000 Length: 262.0m
Callsign: LAQT4 Beam: 32.0m

And last but not least one more shot back over to Auckland City before we headed off towards Devonport. Part 8 next......

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