Images of LPG Tanker MT ‘Gas Summit’ Sailing Upstream in the Houston Ship Channel

Images of Gas Carrier MT ‘Gas Summit’ in the Houston Ship Channel
LPG Carrier 84,000 cu.m., built in 2014 at at Hyundai HI (Ulsan)

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Gas Summit. Call Sign 3FAW3, IMO Number 9693549, Hull Number 2694. Built at Hyundai HI (Ulsan) delivered in Sep 2014, Panama Flagged, Korean Classed, Length Overall of 225.16 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 220.23 m., Draught of 12.02 m.,Moulded Depth of 22.20 m., Beam of 36.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 47,454, Tonnage of 18,265 International Net and 53,820 Dwt (long), Cargo Capacity of 50,654.00 tonnes. Design 225m LPG Carrier by Hyundai HI (Ulsan).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS; KSS Line Ltd, Seoul, South Korea.
Technical Manager: KSS Line Ltd, Seoul, South Korea.
Operator: KSS Line Ltd, Seoul, South Korea.

CARGO CARRYING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 84,000 cu.m., Primary Cargo is Butane, 4 Prismatic Fully Refrigerated tank(s), Minimum tank temperature of -50 degrees Celsius, Maximum tank pressure of 0.28 kilogrammes force per square centimeter. Maximum discharge capability of 4,800 cu.m./hr.

POWER & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C8.2 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 12,600mkW total at 92.70rpm.
AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – HHI-EMD (HiMSEN) 6H21/32 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 210mm x 320mm bore/stroke 3,600mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x Hyundai Electric HFC7 568-84K – AC generator(s) at 3,420ekW total, (4,275kVA total) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), HHI-EMD (HiMSEN), Ø7.40m.

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Detail amidships portside hull painting. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Detail of accommodation and chimney-stack. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of brightly pained LPG tanker of MT ‘Gas Summit’ (84,000 cbm, 54,000 dwt, built in 2014 at Hyundai Heavy (Ulsan) and owned by S. Korea’s KSS Line) sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of IMO II Max Tanker ‘Stena Impero’ in the Houston Ship Channel

Images of  MT ‘Stena Impero’ Sailing Upstream the Houston Ship Channel Chemical & Oil Carrier IMO O II Max Tanker, 50,000 DWT, built 2018

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Stena Impero. MR2 Tanker, Call Sign MBPR5, IMO Number 9797400, Hull Number 15121045.
Built at GSI Liwan delivered in Feb 2018, Double Hull, United Kingdom Flagged, LR Classed. Length Overall of 183.20 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 178.50 m., Draught of 12.90 m., Moulded Depth of 18.21 m., Beam of 32.26 m., 55.15 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 29,579, Tonnage of 24,807 Panama Canal Net, 29,499 Suez Canal Net, 14,210 International Net, 11,573 Light Displacement and 48,898 Dwt (long). Design IMOII MAX by CSSC Offshore Marine.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Stena Bulk AB, Gothenburg, Sweden.Stena Bulk AB is a group company of Stena AB. Technical Manager: Northern Marine Management Ltd, Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom. Operator: Stena Bulk AB, Gothenburg, Sweden

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 46,576 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 16 Tanks, 16 Pumps with a total Capacity of 6,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 2, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 80 degrees Celsius, 11 Cargo Separations.

POWER & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50ME-C9.5 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2214mm bore/stroke 10,680mkW total at 117rpm.
AUXILIARY 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – MAN Energy Solutions 6L23/30H Mk.2 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 225mm x 300mm bore/stroke 3,840mkW total at 900rpm driving 4 x ac generator(s) at 3,640ekW total, (4,552kVA total) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 117rpm.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT 1 x Screw Shaft.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT 1 x Exhaust Scrubber – SOx – Shanghai Bluesoul BlueSulf – Open Loop – 2020 installation year. 2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – Qingdao Headway HMT-2000. 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – Qingdao Headway HMT-300.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported newbuilding contract price of US$ 40 million in November 2015.

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctly designed, IMO II Max, chemical / products tanker MT ‘Stena Impero’ sailing upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of IMO II Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ in the Houston Ship Channel

Images of MT ‘Bow Elm’ Sailing Downstream in the Houston Ship Channel
Chemicals / Products Tanker 46,000 DWT, built in 2011

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Bow Elm. Handy Tanker, Call Sign 9V9233, IMO Number 9388302. Built at SLS Shipbuilding, Double Hull, Singapore Flagged, IMO II, DNV GL Classed, Length Overall of 182.90 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 175.60 m., Draught of 12.00 m., Moulded Depth of 16.05 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 52.20 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 26,300, Tonnage of 13,087 Suez Canal Net, 14,416 International Net, 11,223 Light Displacement and 45,370 Dwt (long).

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: Odfjell ASA, Bergen, Norway. Technical Manager: Odfjell Ship Management Bergen, Bergen, Norway. Registered Owner: Odfjell Asia II Pte. Ltd. Detailed description from the Owner’s website can be accessed by clicking here!

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 47,500 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 29 Tanks, 29 Cargo Separations, 29 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, 29 Centrifugal Pumps with a total Capacity of 8,340 cu.m., S/Steel cargo lines., Cargo connections have diameters of 8, 6 and 4 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.30 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 90.70 m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Zinc Tank Coating, IMO Class 2, Heating Coils, 29 Cargo Separations.

POWER GENERATION & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 5S60MC-C7.2 – 2-stroke 5-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 11,300mkW total at 105rpm. peed of 15.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 15,400.

AUXILIARIES: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Yanmar 8N21AL-EV – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 210mm x 290mm bore/stroke 3,900mkW total at 1,000rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 50Hz, 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Cummins Inc NTA855-D(M) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 140mm x 152mm bore/stroke 287mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

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

POS, PROPULSOR: 1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric), KaMeWa TT1850 DP, 290rpm, Ø1.75m at 800ekW total AC.

Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Starboard bow detail. Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Amidships detail with manifold for 29 tanks/ segregations / pumps dominating the deck. Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Starboard bow detail. Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Starboard stern and accommodation detail. Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Starboard stern and accommodation detail. Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Distinctively painted and named, IMO II, Zinc coated Chemicals Tanker MT ‘Bow Elm’ sailing downstream the Houston Ship Channel. 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.

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Images of Jones Act Tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ in the Houston Ship Channel

Images of MT ‘Palmetto State’ Sailing Upstream in the Houston Ship Channel
Products & Chemicals Tanker, 48,600 DWT, built in 2017 at Gen. Dynamics NASSCO, USA


MT ‘Palmetto State’ is a Jones Act Products and Chemicals Tanker, qualified in the cabotage trade within territorial national waters; Jones Act vessels have to be a) built in the United States, b) owned by U.S.-citizens and c) crewed by U.S.-citizens. The estimated replacement cost of a Jones Act Products & Chemicals Tanker, similar to MT ‘Palmetto State’ is an estimated $140 mil in 2018. MT ‘Palmetto State’ was built in the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA. There is nome more shipbuilder in the USA capable of building similar vessels, the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard in Philadelphia, PA. We had the opportunity to photograph MT ‘Ohio’ (similar tanker but built at Aker Philadelphia) in New Orleans, LA in December 2015.


 VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Palmetto State. Handy Tanker, Call Sign KPSJ, IMO Number 9747584. Built at Gen. Dynamics NASSCO, Double Hull, United States Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 185.95 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 178.00 m., Draught of 12.80 m., Beam of 32.00 m., 56.70 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 29,525, ECO 50K PRODUCT, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 9,925.

VESSEL OWNERS & MANAGERS: American Petroleum Tankers LLC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. American Petroleum Tankers LLC is a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 51,225 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 14,400 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, Heat Exchangers, Maximum heating capacity of 66 degrees Celsius, 6 Cargo Separations. 6 Cargo Manifolds, Closed Loading System, Manifold height above deck of 1.80 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 89.96 m., 12 Centrifugal Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 14,400 t/hr, Crude Oil Washing.

OTHER DETAILS:  1 x Boiler, Oil/Gas fired – Kangrim – PB0301AS18, 1 x Boiler, Composite – Kangrim, 1 x Screw Shaft.  2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-600 – Electro-Cleen™ at 600cu.m/hr, 2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-150 – Electro-Cleen™ at 150cu.m/hr, 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-450 – Electro-Cleen™ at 450cu.m/hr.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: 2 x Cranes SWL 4 tons, 1 x Crane Hose SWL 10 tons, 1 x Gantry, No Cargo Gear.

MAIN ENGINE, AUXILLIARIES & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE is designed to be LNG ready. 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6G50ME-B9.3 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x2500mm bore/stroke 7,300mkW total at 88.50rpm.

AUXILIARIES:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – MAN Diesel & Turbo4-stroke driving 3 x Hyundai Electric HFJ7 568-08P – AC generator(s) at 3,000ekW total, (3,750kVA total).

PROPULSION: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), Samwoo, 100rpm.

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Portside bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Portside amidships detail with view of the cargo manifold. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Portside view of the accommodation and stern. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel; photographed here again that rising hot sun in Houston in April. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Panamax bulker MV ‘Sage Amazon’ in the background. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Panamax bulker MV ‘Sage Amazon’ moored and loading grains. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Another picture of the bow and forward portside section of products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Another picture of the smokestack, accommodation and stern products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in the USA, products / chemicals tanker MT ‘Palmetto State’ sailing upstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside accommodation and stern view. 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.