MS Clipper Panorama

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Clipper Panorama at Warrenpoint, 11 August 2009
Name: Clipper Panorama
Owner: Clipper Group Ltd
Operator: Seatruck Ferries Ltd
Port of registry: Cyprus Limassol
Route: Heysham - Warrenpoint
Ordered: 13 March 2007
Builder: Astilleros de Sevilla
Yard number: 822
Laid down: 13 March 2007
Launched: 12 December 2007
Completed: 13 November 2008
In service: 25 January 2009
Identification: IMO Number 9372676
MMSI Number 212382000
Det Norske Veritas registry number 27191
Call sign 5BKX2
General characteristics
Class and type: Ro-Ro Ferry
Tonnage: Gross tonnage 14,759
Deadweight tonnage 6,500
Net tonnage 4,428
Length: 142 metres (465 ft 11 in) overall, 133.18 metres (436 ft 11 in) between perpediculars
Beam: 23.03 metres (75 ft 7 in)
Draught: 5.20 metres (17 ft 1 in)
Installed power: Three Wärtsilä 4L20 diesel engines, 16,000 kilowatts (21,000 hp)
Propulsion: 2 propellors, 2 Wärtsilä CT200 bow thrusters
Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h)

Clipper Panorama is a ferry owned by Clipper Group and operated by Seatruck Ferries. Built by Spanish shipyard Astilleros de Huelva, Clipper Panorama entered service in January 2009.


Clipper Panorama was built by Astilleros de Huelva, Spain as yard number 822. Her keel was laid on 13 March 2007 and she was launched on 27 December, with completion on 13 November 2008.[1] Homeported in Limassol, Cyprus, she is employed on Seatruck's Heysham - Warrenpoint route.[2] Clipper Panorama entered service on 25 January 2009, replacing Moondance which was redeployed onto a new route.[3]


Clipper Panorama is 142 metres (465 ft 11 in) long overall and 133.18 metres (436 ft 11 in) between perpediculars. She has a beam of 23.03 metres (75 ft 7 in) and a draught of 5.20 metres (17 ft 1 in).[4] She is classed as a 1A1 General Cargo Carrier by Det Norske Veritas, with whom she is allocated registry number 27191[5] She is powered by three Wärtsilä 4L20 diesel engines driving two propellors and is equipped with two Wärtsilä CT200 bow thrusters.[6]


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