MSC Bulgaria

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Photo 1
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (BE) Antwerpen
Date: 13/04/2007

Photo 2
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (BE-NL) Western Schelde
Date: 26/05/2007

Administrative data Technical data
name: MSC Bulgaria
built: 1988
call sign: A8ID8
IMO: 8302143
flag: Liberia
dimensions: 202.50 x 31.20 x 9.25 m
type: container carrier
capacity: 1615 TEU, 180 reefer plugs
speed: 18.00 kn

former name(s): new name(s):
Erna Oldendorff ('88-'88)
H Cegielsky ('88-'91)
Genova ('91-'96)
Nuova Mediterranea ('96-'99)
LT Mediterranea ('99-'99)
Asia Opal ('99-'02)
ZIM Antwerp I ('02-'02)
Pelican I ('02-'03)
Kestrel I ('03-'07)
No known new names

We also have pictures of this vessel under the folowing name(s).
Kestrel I (container carrier)

Extra info:
Sunk as "Pelican I" in July 2003 in the Nauw van Bath (NL) after collision with Maersk Bahrain, later on towed to Flushing (NL) and repaired.

Converted? This vessel is still the same type as it was built.
Museum? No
Scrapping? This vessel was sold to India in the year 2010 for scrapping.
Casualty? Yes, (please look at the extra info box for more information).