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Far East Reefer Vessels

Tropical Sky, Tropical Star


1986 built 492,000 cu.ft, 9749 GRT, pallet friendly refrigerated vessels, capable of carrying 48 containers on deck, fitted with 4 Liebherr electro hydraulic jib cranes. These vessels are equipped with a 10,780 KW Hyundai B&W main propulsion, and four Rolls Royce Bergen KRG auxiliary engines with a total generating capacity of 2960 KW. Vessels are capable of a service speed of 20 kts. Despite their age, these vessels are excellently maintained and continue to provide reliable marine transportation.

Delivering fresh Dole brand of bananas and pineapples from the Philippines to major markets of Japan, Korea and China, these vessels are the backbone of a cold chain in the Far East now owned and managed by Itochu.