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Esso Bonn - (1974-1993)
See her as : Esso Bahamas  &  Esso Bahamas  &  Mosocean  &  FPSO Xicomba

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"Esso Bonn", would be originely named as "Esso Bilbao".
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"Esso Bonn".
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"Esso Bonn".
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"Esso Bonn".
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"Esso Bonn", originely named "Esso Bilbao", leaves Weser AG Yard and passes Shell tanker "Lagena",
build at Bremer Vulcan on 2 februari 1974.
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"Esso Bonn" with first full load at Wilhelmshaven April 16, 1974.
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Esso Bonn seen here as Mosocean.
( Photo Mosvolt Shipping Norge )
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1974 / 123.126 Gt - Seen as Mosocean, build as Esso Bonn, in 1985 as Esso Bahamas, in 1993 as Amazon Glory,
in 1996 as Mosocean, 2002 renamed Atlantic. Converted in 2003 to a Floating Production Storage & Offloading
Vessel & renamed FPSO XIKOMBA.
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"FPSO Xikomba" ex. "Esso Bonn".
( Photo thanks to Alex Bogdanovic )
 
"Esso Bonn".
( Collection Sami Matthews )
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"Esso Bonn".
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"Esso Bonn".
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"Esso Bonn", at Europoort.
( Photo Copyright Pieter Melissen )
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"Esso Bonn".
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"N'Goma FPSO", at Keppel Shipyard, Singapore, May 1th, 2014.
( Photo Copyright Gareth Peters )

Original Name
Esso Bilbao ( Launched as )
Type
VLCC
Delivered
08-02-1974
IMO No
7349144
Builder & Yard
A.G. »Weser«, Bremen, Germany
Yard No
1388
Engine
Steam
KW
23536
GRT
126192
NTR
99621
DWT
256692
LOA
347,81
LBP
329,22
Beam
51,87
Draft
20,05
Depth
25,61
Other names and history
1974 Esso Bonn
1985 Esso Bahamas
1993 Amazon Glory
1996 Mosocean
2002 Rebuild as FPSO Xikomba
2013 N'Goma FPSO
Scrapped
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Ship Report for "ESSO BILBAO / ESSO BONN"
IDNo:
7349144
Year:
1974
Name:
ESSO BONN
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
09.11.1973
Flag:
DEU
Date of completion:
08.02.1974

Tons:
126192
Link:
-
DWT:
256692
Yard No:
1388
Length overall:
347.8
Ship Design:
LPP:
329.2
Country of build:
DEU
Beam:
51.9
Builder:
Weser
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Bremen
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15.5

Subsequent History:
[ Launched as ESSO BILBAO ] - 1974 ESSO BONN -
1985 ESSO BAHAMAS - 1993 AMAZON GLORY -
1996 MOSOCEAN - 2002 ATLANTIC -
[ 2003 converted to FPSO tanker ] -
2003 FPSO XIKOMBA - 2013 N'Goma FPSO

Disposal Data:
-

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7349144
7349144
1974
ESSO BILBAO
126192
L
Esso Tankers Inc.
7349144
7349144
1974
ESSO  BONN
126192
1974
Esso Tankschiff Reederei GmbH.
7349144
7349144
1974
ESSO BAHAMAS
126192
1985
Esso Intnl Sg Co Ltd.
7349144
7349144
1974
AMAZON GLORY
126192
1993
Mount Sg Co Ltd.
7349144
7349144
1974
MOSOCEAN
126192
1996
The Thornhope Sg Co Ltd.
7349144
7349144
1974
ATLANTIC
126192
2002
Mosocean Investments Ltd.
7349144
7349144
1974
FPSO XIKOMBA
126192
2003
SBM and Sonangol
7349144
7349144
1974
N'GOMA FPSO
126192
2013
ENI.

Latest news :
FPSO XIKOMBA, is under refurbishment and is new name will be N’GOMA. It stay in Angola block 15/06. Final contractor ENI.