m/v Africa Mercy
The Africa Mercy is 152 meters in length and weighs 16,572 GRT. After seven years in UK shipyards being renovated from a rail ferry into a hospital ship, she began her career as a Mercy Ship in 2007 in Liberia, West Africa. With six operating theatres and a 78-bed ward, the Africa Mercy is the world's largest charity hospital ship.
|Built||1980, Elsinore, Denmark|
|Main Engines||4 B&W (3120 kW each)|
|Surveyed By||Bureau Veritas|
Itinerary (Updated November 2012)
AUGUST 21, 2012 - JUNE 2, 2013 - Field Service - Conakry, Guinea
JUNE 2 - JUNE 7, 2012 - Sailing to Canary Islands
JUNE 7 - JULY 20, 2012 - Las Palmas, Canary Islands
JULY 20 - 27, 2012 - Santa Cruz de Tenerife
JULY 27 - AUGUST 9 - Sail to Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo
VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: The above itinerary, as always, is TENTATIVE. Changes may occur. In addition, there are sometimes blackout dates when no new crew may arrive. It is therefore imperative to NOT make plans to arrive or depart the ship without first confirming directly with Mercy Ships.