A rare sight to behold, as they say… Images of Jones Act Suezmax Tanker ‘Eagle Ford’ (Ex-name: Kodiak) 124,751 DWT Tanker Built 1978
IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are Kodiak, Tonsina. Suezmax Tanker, Call Sign KQXZ, IMO Number 7408081. Built at Sun SB & DD, Double Hull, United States Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 264.87 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 251.46 m., Draught of 16.77 m., Beam of 41.49 m., 97.80 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 60,385, Moulded Depth of 21.85 m., Lightship air draft of 44.23 m., Keel to mast air draft of 52.70 m., Tonnage of 51,490 International Net, 24,870 Light Displacement and 122,781 Dwt (long). Gen. Elec. Engine, Speed of 17.00 kts at 150.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 30000, Bunker Capacity of 5,367 tonnes. 1 fixed pitch Propellor.
OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Seabulk Tankers Inc, website: http://www.seabulktankers.com.
CARGO HANDLING: Cargo Capacities of 124,849 cu.m. and 785,276 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, Clean Ballast Tanks, 13 Tanks, 4 Pumps with a total Capacity of 12,264 cu.m.. 1 Cargo Separation, 7 Centre Tanks, 6 Wing Tanks, 4 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, American Connection Type with diameters of 24, 20, 16 and 12 inches, Manifold height above deck of 1.70 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 131.00 m., 4 Centrifugal Pump(s) in 1 Pumproom(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 12,264 t/hr, Steel cargo lines, Crude Oil Washing, Fixed Cleaning. Ballast Capacity of 43,000 tonnes, Satellite Communications, Clean Ballast Tanks, Inert Gas System, Vapour Return Ashore.
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Steam Turb. – Gen. Elec. – 22,065mkW total.
AUXILIARY: 1 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke 1,424mkW total driving 1 x AC generator(s), 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke 2,500mkW total driving 2 x AC generator(s).
OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT: No Shaft Generator.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Bronze), 95rpm.
POS, PROPULSOR: No Thrusters.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT: 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – NK Unknown – BlueBallast.
LIFTING EQUIPMENT: No Cargo Gear.
SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported sold to Clients of SeaRiver on 11 March 2005 as part of a enbloc sale. Reported sold to Clients of Seabulk Tankers on 3 November 2014 for US$ 30m.
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May 9 2016 she’s back at Stapleton Anchorage, presumably back in Jones Act trades after a brief sojourn in the US export trades