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

© 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.

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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.

Images of Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ in the Houston Ship Channel

MT ‘Petalouda’ Sailing Downstream in Houston Ship Channel
Petroleum Products Tanker 47,500 DWT Built in 2008 at Onomichi

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Petalouda. Handy Tanker, Call Sign C6WV3, IMO Number 9367669. Built at Onomichi Dockyard, Double Hull, Bahamas Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 182.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 172.00 m., Draught of 12.60 m., Moulded Depth of 18.10 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 50.30 Tonnes per Centimeter Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 26,915, Tonnage of 22,373 Panama Canal Net, 29,165 Suez Canal Net, 13,704 International Net and 46,575 Dwt (long). Design Onomichi 47K Product Tanker by Onomichi, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.30 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 11,660, Bunker Capacity of 1,510 IFO 380.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Samos Steamship Co., Greece.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 50,550 cu.m. and 317,875 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 8 Tanks, 4 Pumps with a total Capacity of 4,000 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 75 degrees Celsius.

MAIN ENGINE & PROPULSION: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50MC6.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x1910mm bore/stroke 8,574mkW total at 127rpm. 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), Nakashima, 127rpm.

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation structure and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation structure and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation structure and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation structure and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation and stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of Greek-owned Products Tanker MT ‘Petalouda’ sailing downstream in the Houston Ship Channel. Accommodation and stern detail. 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.

 

MT ‘YASA GOLDEN MARMARA’

Images of Tanker MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ calling the Port of Houston
110,769 DWT Aframax Tanker Built in 2008 at Mitsui Shipbuilding

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Yasa Golden Marmara. Aframax Tanker, Call Sign V7ME8, IMO Number 9337341. Built at Mitsui Shipbuilding, Double Hull, Marshall Islands Flagged, NKK Classed. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 21.50 m., Lightship air draft of 42.39 m., Keel to mast air draft of 49.20 m., Tonnage of 58,508 Suez Canal Net, 33,382 International Net, 17,062 Light Displacement and 109,019 Dwt (long). Length Overall of 245.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 234.00 m., Draught of 14.98 m., Beam of 42.00 m., 92.60 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 59,745, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.30 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 19130, Bunker Capacity of 4,067 tonnes.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Yasa Shipping Industry & Trading AS, URL: http://www.yasahold.com.tr.

VESSEL ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 127,500 cu.m. and 801,952 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 3 Pumps with a total Capacity of 8,400 cu.m., Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 66 degrees Celsius.

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7S60MC6.1, 1 fixed pitch Propellor. CARGO HANDLING: 3 Cargo Separations, 3 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Manifold height above deck of 1.95 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 123.10 m., 3 Centrifugal Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 8,400 t/hr, Steel cargo lines, Crude Oil Washing. Ballast Capacity of 41,349 tonnes, Satellite Communications, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Inert Gas System, Vapour Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S60MC6.1 2-stroke 7-cyl. 600mm x 2292mm bore/stroke – 14,070mkW total at 105rpm.

AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 2,160ekW total, (2,700kVA total) 450V at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 120ekW total, (150kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.

OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT: No Shaft Generator.

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

POS, PROPULSOR: No Thrusters.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: No Cargo Gear.


 

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 1©

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 2©

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 3@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 4@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 5@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 6@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 7@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 8@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 9@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 10@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 11@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 12@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 13@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT YASA GOLDEN MARMARA 14@

Japanese-built aframax tanker (110,000 dwt built at Mitsui in 2008) MT ‘YASA Golden Marmara’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime


© 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 posted on this blog are typically minimally processed gpeg images of lower resolution. Original images are typically shot in RAW format, which can be provided upon special request.

MT ‘FEDOR’

Images of LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ inbound the Houston Ship Channel
70,156 DWT Product Carrier Built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI)

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Nidia. Launch Name was Nidia. Panamax Tanker, Call Sign V7EV9, IMO Number 9259317. Built at Hyundai HI, Double Hull, Marshall Islands Flagged, DNV Classed. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 20.40 m., Lightship air draft of 45.00 m., Keel to mast air draft of 52.23 m., Tonnage of 34,208 Panama Canal Net, 42,988 Suez Canal Net, 19,597 International Net and 69,048 Dwt (long). Length Overall of 228.08 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 219.10 m., Draught of 13.70 m., Beam of 32.20 m., 67.83 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 41,397, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.70 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 18424, Bunker Capacity of 2,038 tonnes.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Salamon AG, URL: http://www.salamon-ag.de.

VESSEL ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 77,910 cu.m. and 490,000 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 10,800 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heat Exchangers, Maximum heating capacity of 66 degrees Celsius.

ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6S60MC-C7.1, 1 fixed pitch Propellor. CARGO HANDLING: 6 Cargo Separations, 12 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 77,910 cu.m., 6 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Cargo connections have diameters of 16 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.10 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 111.03 m., Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 10,800 t/hr, M/Steel cargo lines. Ballast Capacity of 29,326 tonnes, Solas Certificate, Inert Gas System, Centre Line Bulkhead.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C7.1 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x 2400mm bore/stroke – 13,560mkW total at 105rpm.

OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT: No Shaft Generator.

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

POS, PROPULSOR: No Thrusters.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT: No Cargo Gear.

SALE & PURCHASE HISTORY: Reported sold to Clients of Salamon on 28 November 2003 for US$ 37m.


 

MT FEDOR 1@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 2@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 3@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Portside bow detail. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 4@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Portside superstructure detail. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 5@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 6@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 7@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 8@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Funnel and House Flag. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 9@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 10@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 11@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 12@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 13@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT FEDOR 14@

LR1 Products Tanker MT ‘Fedor’ (70,000 dwt, built in 2003 at Hyundai Heavy and owned by Salamon AG in Germany) inbound the Houston Ship Channel. Image Credit: Karatzas Photographie Maritime


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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 posted on this blog are typically minimally processed gpeg images of lower resolution. Original images are typically shot in RAW format, which can be provided upon special request.

MT ‘CIELO di SALERNO’

Images of Chemical tanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ upstream the Houston Ship Channel 36,032 DWT Chemical & Oil Carrier Built 2002

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Cielo di Salerno. Handy Tanker, Call Sign A8AF4, IMO Number 9231614. Built at STX SB (Jinhae), Double Hull, Liberia Flagged, ABS, RINA Classed. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 17.06 m., Lightship air draft of 36.87 m., Keel to mast air draft of 43.40 m., Tonnage of 19,720 Panama Canal Net, 22,054 Suez Canal Net, 8,826 International Net, 8,273 Light Displacement and 35,463 Dwt (long). Length Overall of 183.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 174.50 m., Draught of 11.02 m., Beam of 27.40 m., 44.60 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 23,680. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6S46MC-C7.1, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.00 kts at 28.00 tonnes per day, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 10679, Bunker Capacity of 1,238 tonnes. 1 fixed pitch Propellor, Bow Thruster.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: D’Amico Societa di Navigazione S.p.A., website: http://www.damicoship.com.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 41,308 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps with a total Capacity of 5,400 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, IMO Class 3, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 58 degrees Celsius, 7 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate.

CARGO HANDLING: 7 Cargo Separations, 12 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 41,308 cu.m., all of which are fitted with heating coils, 7 Cargo Manifolds, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 18 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.10 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 93.29 m., 12 Centrifugal Pump(s) in 1 Pumproom(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 5,400 t/hr, Steel cargo lines. SAFETY AND OTHER DETAILS: Last known special survey in March 2002, Ballast Capacity of 19,134 tonnes, Satellite Communications, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Inert Gas System, Vapour Return Ashore.

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S46MC-C7.1 2-stroke 6-cyl. 460mm x 1932mm bore/stroke – 7,860mkW total at 129rpm.

OTHER POWER EQUIPMENT:  No Shaft Generator.

PROPULSOR:  1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 129rpm.

POS, PROPULSOR:  1 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) at 750ekW total AC.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT:  1 x Screw Shaft.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT:  No Cargo Gear.


 

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 1

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 2

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 3

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 4

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 5

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 6

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 7

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 8

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 9

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 10

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 11

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT CIELO DI SALERNO 12

Handytanker MT ‘Cielo di Salerno’ (36,000 dwt, STX, 2002, IMO III) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in mid June 2015. 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.

Images posted on this blog are typically minimally processed gpeg images of lower resolution. Original images are typically shot in RAW format, which can be provided upon special request.

MT ‘BRITISH COMMERCE’

Images of LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ in Houston Ship Channel                  83,270 cu.m. LPG Carrier Built 2006

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was British Commerce. Call Sign MPMM5, IMO Number 9307750. Built at MHI Nagasaki, Isle of Man Flagged, LR Classed, Length Overall of 230.07 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 219.00 m., Draught of 11.60 m., Beam of 36.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 48,772. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7S60MC6.1, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.70 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 19418.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: BP Shipping Ltd, website: http://www.bp.com.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 83,270 cu.m., Primary Cargo is Butane, Vapour Return Line, 4 Prismatic Fully Refrigerated tank(s), Minimum tank temperature of -50 degrees celsius, Maximum tank pressure of .28 kilogrammes force per square centimetre (absolute).

DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 21.66 m., Lightship air draft of 47.63 m., Keel to mast air draft of 51.05 m., Tonnage of 14,631 International Net and 53,618 Dwt (long), Cargo Capacity of 50,128.00 tonnes. 1 Propellor. CARGO HANDLING: Maximum discharge capability of 4400 cu.m./hr.

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S60MC6.1 2-stroke 7-cyl. 600mm x 2292mm bore/stroke – 14,280mkW total at 105rpm.

AUXILIARY:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 2,640ekW total, (3,300kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.

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

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft.


 

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 1

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 201; portside bow detail. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 2

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 3

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Portside stern detail. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 4

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 5

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 6

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 7

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 8

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 9

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 10

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 11

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT BRITISH COMMERCE 12

LPG Tanker MT ‘British Commerce’ (83,000 cbm, built in 2006 at MHI Nagasaki) upstream the Houston Ship Channel in middle June 2015. Image credits: 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.

Images posted on this blog are typically minimally processed gpeg images of lower resolution. Original images are typically shot in RAW format, which can be provided upon special request.