Presently operating in Central Pacific between Hawaii, the Line Islands of Kiribati and the Northern Cook Islands. For sale with or without a fully operational and profitable business. 14 years of full records, dedicated database to run business and ship. Experienced ship crew and office staff available. Honolulu warehouse, island warehouses, vehicles, and full trading licenses in place for cargo and passenger ops in the Islands. In 2019, under a 25 day charter to Ocean Voyages Institute, Kwai picked up 40 tons of ghost fish nets and plastic trash out of the Pacific gyre, reportedly the most ever taken by any vessel. This work will continue in 2020 with a committed charter.
The price of the ship is more if purchased with an active and profitable business. Please contact us for details.
Particulars of Ship
Accommodations for 8 bunks in double cabins fitted in beautiful tropical hardwoods, 2 single cabins, 4 other bunks aft. Commercial galley equipped to feed up to 70 persons. Drop in freezer for stores and frozen cargo. 3 chest freezers and galley commercial refrigerator.
Tropical hardwood caulked deck. Hardwood and steel frame 8 panel folding hatch cover.
Ship has been rebuilt 2002-2016 including new deck, rig, cargo hold, wheelhouse, accommodations, 3 engines, electrical and plumbing systems, and full navigational electronics. Hull is well maintained with re-plating and structural rebuilding as needed over the last 14 years. Annual surveys by Cook Islands appointed surveyors and full certificates are in place. Five year load line survey completed in May 2019.
|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
|Location:||Honolulu Hawaii USA [ Map ]|
|Website:||Open website in new window|
|Vessel type:||Steel Sailing cargo ship|
|Designer:||Bremer Vulkan, Germany|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Detroit Diesel 12-71|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||36m|
|Length at waterline:||31m|
|Hull type:||Single Hull|
|Hull colour:||Black and White|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Displacement:||253 metric tons|
|Dry Weight:||250 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||18000 Litres|
|Water capacity:||21000 Litres|
Detroit Diesel 12-71 3000 hours on rebuild
Generator- Lister HR3W 26 HP 25 KW
Cummins 5.9 litre Diesel for hydraulics
Mitsubishi 20 HP 15 KW- on deck
Hull is well maintained with re-plating and structural rebuilding as needed over the last 14 years.
Accommodations for 8 bunks in double cabins fitted in beautiful tropical hardwoods, 2 single cabins, 4 other bunks aft.
Commercial galley equipped to feed up to 70 persons.
Drop in Freezer in Lazarette 8 m3 capacity
3 additional chest freezers for galley stores
West Marine Hyplon 310 Dinghy
2 Aluminum boats for cargo work (photo pending)
15HP, 20 HP, 3 40 HP Yamaha Outboards (photo pending)
HONOLULU WAREHOUSE EQUIPMENT INCLUDES:
5 ton Yale Forklift, like new condition
Full warehouse pipe shelving, excellent condition
1.5 ton Chevy van, 2010
Kia car, 2008
7 Sails in Good Condition
Topsail and Mizzen Staysail New, others 2-4 years old
2 Furuno GPS 32
1 Comnav GPS Compass
1 Furuno 36 Mile Radar/Interfact to GPS and GPS Compass
Dept Sounder to 100 Meters
2 Icom M802 HF SSB Radios with Full DSC
3 Standard horizon VHF Radios
5 West Marine Handheld VHF's 1 Furuno Navtex NS-300
New Joystick and Manual Hydraulic Steering
120 Life jackets
West Marine Hyplon 310 Dinghy
2 Aluminum Boats for Cargo Work
15 HP, 20HP, 3 40 HP Yamaha Outboards
Two- 12 person life rafts
Two- 24 person life rafts
Annual surveys by Cook Islands appointed surveyors and full safety certificates are in place.