Images of Stainless Chemical Tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ downstream the Houston Ship Channel
14,701 DWT Chemical & Oil Carrier Built 2011
IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Clipper Aki. Launch Name was Clipper Aki. Handy Tanker, Call Sign C6YV9, IMO Number 9505974.Built at Fukuoka S.B., Double Hull, Bahamas Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 134.30 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 126.00 m., Draught of 8.92 m., Beam of 22.40 m., 25.10 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 9,699. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 12.10 m., Lightship air draft of 32.32 m., Keel to mast air draft of 37.80 m., Tonnage of 8,182 Panama Canal Net, 8,449 Suez Canal Net, 4,689 International Net, 5,050 Light Displacement and 14,469 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6S42MC7.2, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.70 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 8356, Bunker Capacity of 892 tonnes. 1 fixed pitch Propellor, Bow Thruster.
OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Nordic Tankers A/S, website: http://www.nordictankers.com.
CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 16,776 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 28 Tanks, 28 Pumps with a total Capacity of 6,000 cu.m., Stainless Steel Tank Coating, IMO Class 2, Heating Coils, 28 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate.
CARGO HANDLING: 28 Cargo Separations, 28 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 12, 10, 8 and 6 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.54 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 66.48 m., 28 Centrifugal Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 6,000 t/hr, S/Steel SUS 316L cargo lines. Ballast Capacity of 5,039 tonnes, Satellite Communications, Marpol Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Vapour Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S42MC7.2 2-stroke 6-cyl. 420mm x 1764mm bore/stroke – 6,146mkW total at 136rpm.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 136rpm.
POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 460ekW total AC.
LIFTING EQUIPMENT: No Cargo Gear.
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