MV ‘Thestelia K’ Sailing Upstream in Columbia River, Oregon
Kamsarmax Bulker 82,100 DWT, built in 2009
VESSEL NAME & IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are BBG Ambition, F. D. Isabella. Launch Name was F. D. Isabella. Panamax Bulker, Call Sign V7FL9, IMO Number 9494096, Hull Number SS054. Built at Tsuneishi Zhoushan delivered in Nov 2009, Marshall Islands Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 228.99 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 222.00 m., Draught of 14.43 m., Moulded Depth of 20.05 m.,, Beam of 32.26 m., 70.57 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 43,024, Tonnage of 27,239 International Net and 80,811 Dwt (long). Design Kamsarmax MK II (TESS82 II) by Tsuneishi Holdings.
VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: SwiftBulk LLC, United States. Technical Manager: A.M. Nomikos Transworld Maritime SA, Greece. Operator: SwiftBulk LLC, United States. Registered Owner: THESTELIA K SHIPPING INC.
CARGO CAPACITIES: Grain Capacity of 97,230 cu.m., 7 Holds, 7 Hatches, Strengthened for Heavy Cargo, Ship is able to transit the neo-Panamax locks of the Panama Canal based on current official dimension restrictions, and is also able to transit the old locks.
POWER & PROPULSION:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C7.2 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 9,710mkW total at 97rpm.
AUXILIARY 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – Daihatsu 5DK-20 – 4-stroke 5-cyl. 200mm x 300mm bore/stroke 2,400mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 97rpm.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft. 1 x Steering Gear.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT: 2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-1000 – Electro-Cleen™ at 1000cu.m/hr – 2020 installation year. 2 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-600 – Electro-Cleen™ at 600cu.m/hr – 2020 installation year.
EMERGENCY: 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Deutz BF6L913 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 102mm x 125mm bore/stroke 85mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.
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