Images of MV ‘Atlantic Venus’ Sailing under George Washington Bridge, in New York

Images of MV ‘Atlantic Venus’ Sailing Upstream the Hudson River
Handysize Bulker 33,700 DWT, Built in 2012 at Fukuoka, Japan

VESSEL DESCRIPTION & IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Atlantic Venus. Handysize Bulker, Call Sign 3FPN8, IMO Number 9628257. Built at Fukuoka SB, Panama Flagged, Length Overall of 179.90 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 172.88 m., Draught of 10.12 m., Moulded Depth of 14.40 m., Beam of 28.20 m., Gross Tonnage of 21,440, Tonnage of 11,189 International Net and 33,145 Dwt (long). Design Fukuoka 33.5K by Fukuoka SB, Mitsubishi Engine, Speed of 16.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 10,140, Bunker Capacity of 1,684 IFO 380.

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS DETAILS: Osaka Shipping Co Ltd, Osaka, Japan.

CARGO CAPACITY & CANDLING: 5 Holds, 5 Hatches, 4 Crane(s) (Centerline) with a safe working load of 30 tonnes (SWL), Grain Capacity of 43,520 cu.m., Bale Capacity of 42,700 cu.m..

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – Mitsubishi 6UEC45LSE – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 450mm x1840mm bore/stroke 7,470mkW total at 130rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Yanmar 6EY18ALW – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 180mm x 280mm bore/stroke 2,400mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Deutz TD914L06M – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 102mm x 125mm bore/stroke 99mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 130rpm.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Seen here against the Manhattan skyline. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Detail of the bow and fore section. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. The ceiling, sorry the sky, painted by Michelangelo! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Approaching the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. View of the stern, accommodation and superstructure; vessel high on the water. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York; under the George Washington Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Under the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York; under the George Washington Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Under the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York; under the George Washington Bridge. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

Well-equipped, modern-design handysize bulker (designed by and built at Fukuoka S.B., Japan) sailing upstream the Hudson River in New York. Beyond the George Washington Bridge; the sky looks like it’s painted by Michelangelo himself! New England autumn! Image credit: Karatzas Images.

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MT ‘NORDIC AKI’

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.


 

MT NORDIC AKI 1

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 2

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 3

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 4

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 5

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 6

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 7

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 8

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 9

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 10

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 11

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT NORDIC AKI 12

Built at Fukuoka, Japan, stainless steel (stst) chemical tanker MT ‘Nordic Aki’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel on a humid June day in 2014 (14,700 dwt, 28 cargo segregations / 28 tanks / 28 pumps). Karatzas Photographie Maritime.


© 2013-2015 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.

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