Images of Methanol Tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ Sailing in the Mississippi River

Images of MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ Sailing Under a Majestic Sunset
Methanol Tanker Vessel 49,990 DWT, built in 2016

VESSEL’S IDENTIFICATION & DESCRIPTION: IMO Number 9751406, Launch Name was Taranaki Sun. Handy Tanker, Call Sign ZGFL8, IMO Number 9751406, Hull Number 750. Owners/Managers are Mitsui OSK Lines, Built at Minaminippon (Ozai) delivered in Apr 2016, Double Hull, Cayman Islands Flagged, NKK Classed, P&I insurance with Britannia P&I, Length Overall of 186.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 179.70 m., Draught of 12.20 m., Moulded Depth of 19.00 m.,, Beam of 32.20 m., 53.18 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 30,561, Tonnage of 25,358 Panama Canal Net, 26,915 Suez Canal Net, 13,188 International Net and 49,204 Dwt (long)., MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Methanol (Methanol), Horsepower of 11,515, Bunker Capacity of 2,453.40 IFO 380, Alternative Fuel(s): Methanol, Power Type: Diesel 2-Stroke, BWTS (Fitted), Eco – Electronic Engine Modern.

VESSEL’S OWNERS & MANAGERS: Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, Japan. Technical Manager: Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, Japan. Operator: Waterfront Shipping Company Limited, British Columbia, Canada.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 52,600 cu.m. and 330,642 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 12 Tanks, 12 Pumps, Zinc Tank Coating, IMO Class 2.

POWER & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50ME-B9.3-LGI – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x2214mm bore/stroke 8,470mkW total at 99rpm. Alternative Fuel(s): Methanol. Power Type: Diesel 2-Stroke. BWTS (Fitted). Eco – Electronic Engine Modern.
AUXILIARY 4 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – Yanmar 6N21AL-GW – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 210mm x 290mm bore/stroke 4,080mkW total at 900rpm driving 4 x ac generator(s) at 2,820ekW total, (3,525kVA total) at 60Hz. 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – Cummins Inc KTA19-D(M1) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 159mm x 159mm bore/stroke 970mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 2 x ac generator(s) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical).
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft, at Ø500.00mm.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT: 2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – PANASIA Glo-En™ P700 at 700cu.m/hr. 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – PANASIA Glo-En™ P350 at 350cu.m/hr.
LIFTING EQUIPMENT: 1 x Crane (Midships) SWL 10 tons.
NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT: 1 x GPS – Global Positioning System. 1 x Magnetic Compass. 1 x Gyro Compass. 1 x ECDIS – Electronic Chart Display System. 1 x Speed Log. 1 x VDR – Voyage Data Recorder. 1 x AIS.
EMERGENCY: 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Cummins Inc 6CTA8.3-D(M) – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 114mm x 135mm bore/stroke 180mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x ac generator(s) at 60Hz.

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Images of methanol IMO II handy tanker MT ‘Taranaki Sun’ (49,990 dwt, built in 2016 at Minaminippon (Ozai), Japan, and owned by Mitsui OSK Lines), seen sailing downstream the Mississippi River in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, under a majestic winter sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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