Images of Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay

Images of tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ against the Manhattan skyline
Chemical / Products Tanker, 37,300, built in 2008 at Hyundai Mipo

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was CPO Norway. Handy Tanker, Call Sign 2AJP6, IMO Number 9353113. Built at Hyundai Mipo, Double Hull, United Kingdom Flagged, LR Classed, Ice Strengthened 1A Class, P&I insurance with Gard P&I, Length Overall of 184.35 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 177.40 m., Draught of 11.50 m., Beam of 27.40 m., Moulded Depth of 17.20 m., Lightship air draft of 39.05 m., Keel to mast air draft of 45.70 m., Tonnage of 19,450 Panama Canal Net, 20,923 Suez Canal Net, 9,970 International Net and 36,732 Dwt (long). 45.25 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 23,353, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 25370, Bunker Capacity of 975 IFO 380.

VESSEL’S MANAGERS & OWNERS DETAILS: Reederei Claus-Peter Offen, Germany.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 40,800 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, 6 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6L70MC-C7.2 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 700mm x2360mm bore/stroke 18,660mkW total at 108rpm.

AUXILIARIES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 2,190ekW total, (2,737.50kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 108rpm. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 900ekW total AC.

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Fort Wadsworth in the Foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay; Pictured here against the Lower Manhattan Skyline with the new World Trade Center dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay with the Statue of Liberty dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Chemical / Products Handysize Tanker MT ‘CPO Norway’ Entering the Upper New York Bay with the Statue of Liberty dominating the scene. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ in Hamburg

Images of Handy Tanker MT ‘Eken’ Sailing Downstream in the Elbe River Chemicals / Products Tanker 13,700 DWT, built in 2004 at Jiangnan Shipyard

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Eken. Handy Tanker, Call Sign LAYM5, IMO Number 9286827. Built at Jiangnan Shipyard, Double Hull, Norwegian International (NIS) Register Flagged, DNV Classed, Ice Strengthened 1A Class, Length Overall of 134.70 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 127.00 m., Draught of 8.60 m., Moulded Depth of 11.00 m., Beam of 20.80 m., 24.00 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 8,830, Tonnage of 4,175 International Net and 13,485 Dwt (long) MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 13.50 kts at 18.70 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 8,808.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Ektank AB, Sweden. Technical Manager: OSM Ship Management AS, Arendal, Norway. Official description of the Vessel from Owner’s website, please click here!

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 14,260 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,960 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 2, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 66 degrees Celsius, 8 Cargo Separations.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S42MC6.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 420mm x1764mm bore/stroke 6,480mkW total at 136rpm.

AUXILIARY: 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen – MAN Diesel & Turbo4-stroke driving 4 x AC generator(s), 1 x Emergency Gen – Volvo Penta TAMD74A – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 107mm x 135mm bore/stroke 258mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s).

PROPULSION & POSITIONING: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), MAN Diesel & Turbo, 136rpm. 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.).

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 2 x Boiler, Oil/Gas fired , 1 x Boiler, Exhaust Heated, 1 x Screw Shaft, 1 x Steering Gear.

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Stern and accommodation detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Handysize Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Eken’ (NIS Register, homeported in Arendal, Norway) sailing downstream the Elbe River in the Port of Hamburg. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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Images of MT ‘Bitu Express’ Photographed against the Manhattan Skyline

Images of MT ‘Bitu Express’ Sailing against the Manhattan Skyline
Products Tanker, 46,000-dwt, built in 2003 at Shin Kurushima

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION AND DESCRIPTION: Ex-names are Fair Express, Nord Stream. Launch Name was Nord Stream. Handy Tanker, Call Sign HOZW, IMO Number 9265689. Built at Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co., Ltd (NB.: great shipbuilder; we have visited them at Akitsu-cho, Hiroshima Prefecture, as we have done business there!). Double Hull, Panama Flagged, RINA Classed, Length Overall of 179.88 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 172.00 m., Draught of 12.00 m., Moulded Depth of 18.70 m.,, Beam of 32.20 m., 50.65 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Lightship air draft of 39.18 m., Keel to mast air draft of 46.06 m., Gross Tonnage of 28,059, Tonnage of 23,314 Panama Canal Net, 26,451 Suez Canal Net, 11,645 International Net, 8,807 Light Displacement and 45,248 Dwt (long). Mitsubishi Engine, Speed of 15.10 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 12,600, Bunker Capacity of 1,850 tonnes.

SHIPOWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Maritec N.V., Antwerp, Belgium. Registered Owner: Pickett Shipping Corp.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 50,750 cu.m. and 319,000 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 14 Tanks, 4 Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 75 degrees Celsius. 4 Cargo Separations, 14 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 50,750 cu.m., all of which are fitted with heating coils, 4 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.10 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 91.30 m., 4 Centrifugal Pump(s) in 1 Pumproom(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 3,000 t/hr, Steel cargo lines.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 6UEC60LA – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x1900mm bore/stroke 9,267mkW total at 110rpm.

AUXILIARY: 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 4 x AC generator(s) at 2,256ekW total, (2,820kVA total).

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 110rpm.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Vessel was reported acquired by her present owners in March 2013 at US$ 14.75m.


Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River, passing under the George Washington Bridge that connects New Jersey to Manhattan Island. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Manhattan Island in the background. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

 

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Manhattan Island in the background. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. ‘432 Park Avenue’ skyscraper on Billionaires’ Row sticking out. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Manhattan Island in the background. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. ‘432 Park Avenue’ skyscraper on Billionaires’ Row sticking out. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Photographed against the Manhattan skyline with Empire State Building and One World Trade Center standing out (on left and right, respectively). Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Products Tanker MT ‘Bitu Express’ sailing downstream on Hudson River. Non IMO-rated, 46,000 dwt products tanker built at a fine Japanese shipyard (Shin Kurushima) in 2003. Stern and accommodation details. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.

Images of Products Tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ at Georgetown, Cayman Islands

Images of Tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ discharging cargo at Grand Cayman
48,045 DWT Products Tanker, built in 2010 at Iwagi, Zosen, Japan.

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Future Prosperity. Launch Name was Future Prosperity. Handy Tanker, Call Sign 9V3459, IMO Number 9555319.Built at Iwagi Zosen, Singapore Flagged, Length Overall of 180.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 172.00 m., Draught of 12.60 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 51.80 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 28,770, Moulded Depth of 19.05 m., Lightship air draft of 37.55 m., Keel to mast air draft of 45.00 m., Tonnage of 23,899 Panama Canal Net, 27,515 Suez Canal Net, 12,680 International Net, 10,010 Light Displacement and 47,285 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6S50MC-C8.2, 1 fixed pitch Propellor. MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.60 kts at 32.80 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 12,880, Bunker Capacity of 2,280 tonnes.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Maersk Tankers A/S, Denmark. Maersk Tankers A/S is a subsidiary of A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S. Technical Manager: Maersk Tankers Management.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 52,690 cu.m. and 331,260 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 16 Tanks, 4 Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,300 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 66 degrees Celsius. 4 Cargo Separations, 16 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 52,692 cu.m., all of which are fitted with heating coils, 4 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Manifold height above deck of 1.80 m.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50MC-C8.2 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 9,473mkW total at 127rpm.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Center) (mechanical), Nakashima, 127rpm.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: No Cargo Gear.

Luck tanker to navigate turquoise waters, products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Luck tanker to navigate turquoise waters, products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Luck tanker to navigate turquoise waters, products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Luck tanker to navigate turquoise waters, products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Luck tanker to navigate turquoise waters, products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Luck tanker to navigate turquoise waters, products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Head lines detail; de-ballasting of of fore peak tank. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Head lines detail; de-ballasting of of fore peak tank. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. A very long breast line. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Accommodation / superstructure details. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Storage terminal (Rubis) can be seen to the right. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Products tanker MT ‘Maersk Mississippi’ photographed at Georgetown, Grand Cayman during cargo discharge operations. Image credit: Karatzas Images

© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.

Images of Products Tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’ Entering New York Harbor

Products Tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’ Entering New York Harbor (Ex-name: West Point) 50,850 DWT Products & Chemicals Tanker, built in 2006

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name: West Point. Launch Name was West Point. Handy Tanker, Call Sign 9HTD8, IMO Number 9318034.

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Built at STX SB (Jinhae), Double Hull, Malta Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E3 Class, Length Overall of 183.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 173.90 m., Draught of 12.70 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 52.00 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion. Moulded Depth of 19.10 m., Lightship air draft of 38.10 m., Keel to mast air draft of 46.40 m., Tonnage of 24,950 Panama Canal Net, 27,700 Suez Canal Net, 12,150 International Net, 11,110 Light Displacement and 50,040 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 30,050.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, Germany. Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG is a subsidary of Interorient Navigation Co Ltd.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 51,560 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 7,200 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 65 degrees celsius, 7 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate.  7 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.10 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 96.20 m., 12 Centrifugal Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 7,200 t/hr, S/Steel SUS 316L cargo lines, Crude Oil Washing. Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Inert Gas System, Vapor Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.
MAIN ENGINE : 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C7.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 13,560mkW total at 105rpm. , MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.90 kts at 44.40 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 18424.

AUXILIARY: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – MAN Diesel & Turbo 6L23/30H Mk.1 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 225mm x 300mm bore/stroke 1,776mkW total at 900rpm driving 2 x generator(s), 1 x Emergency Gen – Cummins NT855-D(M) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 140mm x 152mm bore/stroke 280mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x generator(s).

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

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric).

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reportedly Vessel was sold to her present Owners in May 2006 at US$53.5m.


Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center tower. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center tower. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center tower. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Statue of Liberty; cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ is outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, seen against the Statue of Liberty; cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ is outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Built in 2006 at STX SB (Jinhae), products tanker MT ‘Arctic Bay’, entering the Upper New York Harbor, passing several landmarks on the way. Here, cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Gem’ is outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.

Images of Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ Entering New York Harbor

Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’
Chemical & Oil Carrier 47,840 DWT, built in 2003 at Hyundai Mipo

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Anichkov Bridge. Call Sign UBEL9, IMO Number 9256901.Built at Hyundai Mipo, Double Hull, Russia Flagged, DNV, Russian Classed, Ice Strengthened 1A Class, Length Overall of 183.35 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 174.00 m., Draught of 12.50 m., Beam of 32.20 m., Moulded Depth of 18.00 m., Lightship air draft of 42.65 m., Keel to mast air draft of 49.65 m., Tonnage of 23,120 Panama Canal Net, 25,200 Suez Canal Net, 13,085 International Net, 9,735 Light Displacement and 47,085 Dwt (long). 52.00 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 27,830, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.50 kts at 36.00 tonnes per day, Intermediate Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 15,025, Bunker Capacity of 3,235 tonnes.

VESSEL OWNERS / MANAGERS: Sovcomflot JSC, Moscow, Russia.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 49,550 cu.m., 6 Cargo Separations, 12 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 49,550 cu.m. Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 3,600 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, Heat Exchangers, Maximum heating capacity of 57 degrees Celsius, 6 Cargo Separations. 6 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System.

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7S50MC-C8.1, 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50MC-C8.1 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 11,060mkW total at 127rpm. 1 Controllable Propellor, Bow Thruster.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 2,730ekW total, (3,413kVA total), 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 120ekW total, (150kVA total).

PROPULSION: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 127rpm.
POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 950ekW total AC.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ passing under the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge, entering the Upper New York Harbor. Fort Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background, Fort Wadsworth in the foreground. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Sovcomflot’s Products Tanker MT ‘Anichkov Bridge’ entering the Upper New York Harbor. Manhattan skyline in the background. Cruiseship MV ‘Norwegian Breakaway’ outbound. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.

Images of MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ in the Port of Piraeus

Refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ (Ex: B Gas Ettrick)                             LPG Carrier, 3,200 cu.m., built at Richards S.B. in 1991

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are ‘B Gas Ettrick’, ‘Sigas Ettrick’, ‘Ettrick’. Call Sign 9HIZ9, IMO Number 9008512. Built at Richards S.B., Malta Flagged, BV Classed, Ice Strengthened 1B Class, Length Overall of 88.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 82.50 m., Draught of 6.00 m., Beam of 14.80 m., 11.30. Moulded Depth of 7.40 m., Tonnage of 907 International Net and 3,560 Dwt (long), Cargo Capacity of 3,090 tonnes Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 3,020, Wartsila 4-stroke Engine, Speed of 14.00 kts at 12.00 tonnes per day, Horsepower of 3565.

SHIPOWNERS / VESSEL’S MANAGERS: Anco Ltd, Greece.

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Cargo Capacity of 3,200 cu.m., Primary Cargo is VCM, Vessel can carry anhydrous ammonia, 4 Gas Connections, 2 Liquid Connections, Vapour Return Line, 2 Cylindrical horizontal Semi-refrigerated tank(s), Minimum tank temperature of -48 degrees Celsius, Maximum tank pressure of 7.50 kilogrammes force per square centimeter (absolute), 2 Deepwell Pump(s), 1 Booster Pump(s). 2 Reliquefaction units, 2 Compressors, Total rating of Reliquefaction units is 120,000 kilocalories per hour at minimum temperature, Maximum discharge capability of 540 cu.m./hr, Pressurised storage load/discharge, Vacuum draw of 50%, Distance from bow to centre manifold is 41.00 m., Distance of cargo manifold inboard from ship’s rail is 3 m., Height of cargo manifold above loaded waterline is 5 m.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Wartsila 4-stroke 8R32LN – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 320mm x350mm bore/stroke 2,625mkW total at 750rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke 1,037mkW total driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 936ekW total, (1,170kVA total) 440V at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke 346mkW total driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 312ekW total, (390kVA total) 440V at 60Hz.


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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Built in 1991 in the United Kingdom by now defunct shipbuilder Richards Shipbuilders Ltd (est. 18760, vintage ice-class refrigerated LPG tanker MT ‘PG Gas Pioneer’ trading in the Port of Piraeus for her new owners, Anco Ltd. under the winter Aegean sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images


© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.