This vessel was built on 1967 in the United Kingdom as Louise Bornhoffen. She was bought by Marasia on 1975 and renamed Atlantico.
Her main specifications were:
Length 131.9 mtr Beam 18.9 mtr Depth 10.6 mtr Upper draft 8.5 mtr Lower draft 7.3 mtr
3,396 NRT 6,379 GRT 9,200 DWT
Propulsion: Diesel engine MAN KZ - 8,400 HP - 6 Cilynders x 700 mm bore x 1200 mm stroke
Sea trial speed: 18 knots
In these impressive photos is arriving in Sidney (Australia).
She was usually in the line to South America, but her last years with Marasia she was in the West Africa line.
In Astander (Astillero - Cantabria) drydock. A view nou usually seen, what makes it yet more interesting.
In this photo has yet the hull with the colour of the former company, not the Marasia's typical grey.
She was sold on January 1982 to a Greek company, which renamed her GME Atlantico under Greek flag. She was scrapped in Turkey on 1988.
Photos in the ship
Collision in Gibraltar Strait