MT ‘BRITISH COMMERCE’

Images of LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ in Houston Ship Channel                  83,270 cu.m. LPG Carrier Built 2006

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was British Commerce. Call Sign MPMM5, IMO Number 9307750. Built at MHI Nagasaki, Isle of Man Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 230.07 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 219.00 m., Draught of 11.60 m., Beam of 36.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 48,772. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7S60MC6.1, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.70 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 19418.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: BP Shipping Ltd, website: http://www.bp.com.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 83,270 cu.m., Primary Cargo is Butane, Vapour Return Line, 4 Prismatic Fully Refrigerated tank(s), Minimum tank temperature of -50 degrees celsius, Maximum tank pressure of .28 kilogrammes force per square centimetre (absolute).

DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 21.66 m., Lightship air draft of 47.63 m., Keel to mast air draft of 51.05 m., Tonnage of 14,631 International Net and 53,618 Dwt (long), Cargo Capacity of 50,128.00 tonnes. 1 Propellor. CARGO HANDLING: Maximum discharge capability of 4400 cu.m./hr.

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S60MC6.1 2-stroke 7-cyl. 600mm x 2292mm bore/stroke – 14,280mkW total at 105rpm.

AUXILIARY:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 2,640ekW total, (3,300kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 105rpm.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.


 

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 201; portside bow detail. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Portside stern detail. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

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LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime


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