Marasia's ensigh by A. Mantilla


Atlantico - Collection G. Ruiz de Zugadi
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:
Shipyard / Year Caledon Shipbuilding & Eng. / 1967
Name Luise Bornhofen
Name / Year Luise / 1973
Dead weight 9,055 MT
Gross register 6,379 GRT
Net register 3,396 NRT
Length 131.6 mtr
Breadth 18.9 mtr
Depth 10.8 mtr
Maximum draft 8.5 mtr
Shelter draft 7.3 mtr
Propulsion MAN K6Z70/120E
700 mm diameter x 1,200 mm stroke
Power 8,400 H.P.
Speed 18 knots
Bought 1975 to
Owner Hanover Shipping Coompany
Name Luise
Sold 1982 to
Owner Cia. Naviera Pancarib S.A.
Name G.M.E. Atlantico
Scrapped Aliaga (Turkey) - 1988

Atlantico - Collection J.B. Buades
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.
Atlantico - Collection M. Rodríguez Aguilar

Atlantico by J. Martí Mallofré
At ASTANDER (Astillero - Cantabria) drydock. A view nou usually seen, what makes it yet more interesting.

Atlantico by J.M. Blanquez
In this photo has yet the hull with the colour of the former company, not the Marasia's typical grey.
She was sold in January 1982 to a Greek company, which renamed her GME Atlantico under Greek flag. She was scrapped in Turkey on 1988.

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