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 ‘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


© 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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MT ‘SYMI’

Images of LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ downstream the Houston Ship Channel                 35,231 cu.m. LPG Carrier Built 2012

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was Symi. Call Sign SVBH3, IMO Number 9406269. Built at Hyundai Mipo, Greece Flagged, LR Classed. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 17.80 m., Lightship air draft of 46.61 m., Keel to mast air draft of 50.10 m., Tonnage of 6,891 International Net, 10,531 Light Displacement and 26,177 Dwt (long). Length Overall of 173.70 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 165.00 m., Draught of 10.42 m., Beam of 28.02 m., 41.51 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 22,977. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6S50MC-C8.2. MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 12890.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Eletson Gas, Piraeus, Greece.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 35,231 cu.m., Vessel can carry anhydrous ammonia, Deck Tank for Purging, 3 Prismatic Fully Refrigerated tank(s), Minimum tank temperature of -50 degrees celsius, Maximum tank pressure of .25 kilogrammes force per square centimetre (absolute).
Additional Information

CARGO HANDLING: 2 Cargo Separations, Maximum discharge capability of 4200 cu.m./hr, Distance from bow to centre manifold is 88.72 m., Distance of cargo manifold inboard from ship’s rail is 3.1 m., Height of cargo manifold above loaded waterline is 9.51 m.. SAFETY AND OTHER DETAILS: Inert Gas Generator.
Equipment Details

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S50MC-C8.2 2-stroke 6-cyl. 500mm x 2000mm bore/stroke – 9,480mkW total at 127rpm.

AUXILIARY:  2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Himsen 6H21/32 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 210mm x 320mm bore/stroke 2,100mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x HHI – Hyundai Elec. HFC7 564-14E – AC generator(s) at 1,974ekW total, (2,468kVA total) 450V at 60Hz, 1 x Emergency Gen – Himsen 7H21/32 – 4-stroke 7-cyl. 210mm x 320mm bore/stroke 1,225mkW total at 720rpm driving 1 x HHI – Hyundai Elec. HFC7 566-14E – AC generator(s) at 1,164ekW total, (1,455kVA total) 450V at 60Hz.

PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical) (Ni-Al Bronze), HHI – Hyundai EMD, 127rpm.

OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Boiler, Oil Fired – Aalborg Mission™ OL at 9 bar, 1 x Boiler, Exhaust Gas Heated – Aalborg, 1 x Screw Shaft, 1 x Steering Gear.


 

MT SYMI 1

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Starboard bow detail. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 2

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 3

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Starboard side and accommodation detail. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 4

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Starboard side and accommodation detail. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 5

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Starboard bow detail. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 6

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Starboard bow detail. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 7

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Starboard bow detail. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 8

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Starboard bow detail. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 9

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 10

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Starboard stern and accommodation detail. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 11

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 12

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 13

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.

MT SYMI 14

Fully refrigerated LPG Tanker MT ‘Symi’ (35,000 cbm, 2012-built at Hyundai Mipo, Greek flag) outbound Houston Ship Channel. Karatzas Photographie Maritime.


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MT ‘JBU Onyx’

Images of Stainless Steel Tanker MT ‘JBU Onyx’                                                   (19,865 DWT, Stainless Steel, Chemical & Oil Tanker, Built 2008)

IDENTIFICATION: Launch Name was JBU Onyx. Handy Tanker, Call Sign 3ESU6, IMO Number 9392999. Built at Kitanihon Zosen, Double Hull, Panama Flagged, BV Classed, Length Overall of 141.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 133.00 m., Draught of 9.71 m., Beam of 24.20 m., 29.23 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 11,569, Moulded Depth of 13.20 m., Lightship air draft of 28.30 m., Keel to mast air draft of 34.32 m., Tonnage of 10,492 Panama Canal Net, 9,706 Suez Canal Net, 6,115 International Net, 5,084 Light Displacement and 19,551 Dwt (long). ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7UEC45LA,  Mitsubishi H.I. Engine, Speed of 14.50 kts, Horsepower of 8,465B at 158. 1 Propellor.

VESSEL OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Siva Shipping, Singapore; company website: http://www.sivashipping.com.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 20,492 cu.m., Segregated Ballast Tanks, 14 Tanks, 14 Pumps, Stainless Steel Tank Coating, IMO Class 2, IMO Class 3, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 60 degrees celsius, 14 Cargo Separations, Marpol Certificate. 16 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 12 inches, Manifold height above deck of 3.25 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 72.28 m., SUS316 cargo lines. SAFETY AND OTHER DETAILS: Satellite Communications, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Vapour Return Ashore, Centre Line Bulkhead.


 

MT JBU ONYX 1

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 2

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 3

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 4

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 5

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 6

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 7

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 8

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 9

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 10

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.    http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 11

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.    http://www.karatzas.com

MT JBU ONYX 12

Built at Kitanihon Zosen (Japan) in 2008, 20,000 DWT stainless steel tanker (IMO I) ‘JBU Onyx’ in Port of Houston, in early September 2014.   http://www.karatzas.com


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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.

MT ‘EPIC BOLIVAR’

Images of Fully Pressurized LPG Tanker MT ‘EPIC BOLIVAR’                                    (Ex: Camelot, 7,522 cu.m., LPG Carrier, Built 2002)

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Camelot. Launch Name was Camelot. Call Sign S6EO4, IMO Number 9254264.Built at Shin Kurushima, Singapore Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 119.03 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 112.00 m., Draught of 6.57 m., Beam of 18.80 m., Gross Tonnage of 6,036, Moulded Depth of 9.00 m., Tonnage of 1,957 International Net and 6,636 Dwt (long), Cargo Capacity of 4,528.00 tonnes. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A. 7-cyl., Engine Model 7L35MC6.1, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 15.00 kts, Horsepower of 6,187B at 210, Bunker Capacity of 798 tonnes. 1 Propellor.

VESSEL MANAGER / OPERATOR: Epic Gas Ltd., Singapore. Company website: http://www.epic-gas.com/

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacity of 7,522 cu.m., Primary Cargo is Butane, 2 Cylindrical horizontal Pressurised tank(s), Minimum tank temperature of 0 degrees celsius, Maximum tank pressure of 18.00 kilogrammes force per square centimetre (absolute).


 

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 1

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. LPGs are a highly growing market due to U.S. shale oil developments. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 2

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. LPGs are a highly growing market due to U.S. shale oil developments. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 3

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside bow view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 4

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside stern and accommodation view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 5

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside stern and accommodation view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 6

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. LPGs are a highly growing market due to U.S. shale oil developments. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 7

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. Portside stern and accommodation view detail. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 8

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel.  http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 9

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel.  http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 10

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 11

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 12

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel.  http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR 12

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. LPGs are a highly growing market due to U.S. shale oil developments. http://www.karatzas.com

MT EPIC BOLIVAR w ATLANTIC DREAM & JBU ONYX

Pressurized 7,500 cbm LPG tanker ‘Epic Bolivar’, operated by Epic Gas Ltd in Singapore, in the Houston Ship Channel. Stainless steel tanker ‘JBU Onyx’ at dock (foreground, left). http://www.karatzas.com


© 2013-2014 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.