Images of Stainess-steel Tanker MT ‘Princimar Americas’ (Ex: Bow Americas)
19,707 DWT Parcel Chemical Tanker Built 2004
IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Bow Americas. Launch Name was Bow Americas. Handy Tanker, Call Sign V7IH2, IMO Number 9304306. Built at Usuki Zosensho, Double Hull, Marshall Islands Flagged, NKK Classed. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 13.10 m., Lightship air draft of 30.69 m., Keel to mast air draft of 37.24 m., Tonnage of 10,029 Panama Canal Net, 12,479 Suez Canal Net, 5,842 International Net and 19,396 Dwt (long). Length Overall of 146.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 138.00 m., Draught of 9.32 m., Beam of 23.90 m., 30.49 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 11,924. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7UEC45LA, Mitsubishi – Kobe Engine, Speed of 14.20 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 8400, Bunker Capacity of 970 tonnes. 1 fixed pitch Propellor, Bow Thruster.
OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Principal Maritime Management LLC, United States; URL: princimar.com. Sale & Purchase History: Reported sold to her present owners in February 2014 for US$ 21.5m.
SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 22,280 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 36 Tanks, 36 Pumps with a total Capacity of 8,600 cu.m., Stainless Steel Tank Coating, IMO Class 1, IMO Class 2, IMO Class 3, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 80 degrees Celsius, 36 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate.
CARGO HANDLING: 36 Cargo Separations, 36 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 22,280 cu.m., all of which are fitted with heating coils, 36 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 6 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.65 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 74.29 m., 36 Centrifugal Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 8,600 t/hr, S/Steel SUS316L cargo lines. Ballast Capacity of 7,677 tonnes, Satellite Communications, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, OPA 90 Design, OPA 90 Approved, Vapour Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi – Kobe 7UEC45LA 2-stroke 7-cyl. 450mm x 1350mm bore/stroke – 6,178mkW total at 158rpm.
AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 1,029ekW total, (1,286kVA total), 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 343ekW total, (429kVA total).
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 158rpm.
POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.).
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Boiler, Composite at 9 bar, 1 x Screw Shaft, at Ø420.00mm.
LIFTING EQUIPMENT: No Cargo Gear.
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