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Esso Japan - (1976-1996)
See also : Manuevering Characteristics Esso Japan

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"Esso Japan" was build in 1976. Sold as "Safer" in 1986. Converted to an oilbarge in 1987.
Deleted 1990 (dumb storage hulk)
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"Esso Japan".
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"Esso Japan".
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"Esso Japan".
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"Esso Japan" to be filling the "Bellamya" a French Shell ULCC tanker.
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"Esso Japan".
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"Esso Japan".
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The two sisterships "Esso Tokyo" (406.258 dwt) and "Esso Japan" (406.640 dwt), both built 1976,
are on this picture laid up in Ålesund, Norway, July, 1985.
( Photo Copyright Anders Rydberg )
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"Esso Japan", seen here as "Safer" laid up near Aalesund on 16/8/1986.
( Photo by Mike Ridgard )
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"Esso Japan", together with the "Esso York".
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"Esso Japan", at Europoort, Rotterdam.
( Photo Copyright Pieter Melissen )

Original Name
Esso Japan
Type
ULCC
Delivered
01-05-1976
IMO No
7376472
Builder & Yard
Hitachi Zosen, Ariake Yard, Japan
Yard No
A4440
Engine
Steam
KW
33570
GRT
192673
NTR
158671
DWT
406640
LOA
361,98
LBP
350,00
Beam
70,03
Draft
22,15
Depth
28,12
Other names and history
1986 Safer
1990 FSO - deleted (dumb storage hulk)
???? Scrapped
Scrapped
????

Ship Report for "ESSO JAPAN"
IDNo:
7376472
Year:
1976
Name:
ESSO JAPAN
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
14.11.1975
Flag:
LBR
Date of completion:
01.05.1076

Tons:
192679
Link:
-
DWT:
406640
Yard No:
4440
Length overall:
362.0
Ship Design:
LPP:
350.0
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
70.0
Builder:
Hitachi
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Ariake
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15.5

Subsequent History:
1986 SAFER

Disposal Data:
Deleted 1990 (dumb storage hulk), no longer self-propelled.

History:
ON  
LR/IMO  
ID  
Year
Name  
Tons  
Change  
Registered Owner
7376472
7376472
1976
ESSO JAPAN
192679
Esso Tankers Inc.
7376472
7376472
1976
SAFER
192679
1986
Yemen Exploration & Production Co .