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Knock Nevis
See also : Seawise Giant &  Jahre Viking  &  Knock Nevis  &  Moon

"Knock Nevis" used as a Floating Sorage Offshore Unit at the Al Shaheen field offshore Qatar.
( All photos thanks to Eren Topcu )
See also : Knock Nevis - Part 2

Original Name
Oppama
Type
ULCC
Delivered
26-05-1976
IMO No
7381154
Builder & Yard
Sumitomo Shipbuilding & Mach., Co., Ltd, Yokosuka, Japan
Yard No
1016
Engine
Steam
KW
36778
GRT
238558
NTR
212835
DWT
564763
LOA
458,45
LBP
440,01
Beam
68,86
Draft
24,61
Depth
29,80
Other names and history
1979 Seawise Giant
1980 Lenghtened by Nippon Kokan K.K., Tsu: 564,763 tdw
1989 Happy Giant
1991 Jahre Viking
2004 To FSO Knock Nevis
2009 Mont
2010 Scrapped
Scrapped
01-01-2020

The Miramar Ship Index for "OPPAMA"
IDNo:
7381154
Year:
1976
Name:
OPPAMA
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
04.09.1975
Flag:
LBR
Date of completion:
26.05.1976

Tons:
189110
Link:
-
DWT:
418610
Yard No:
1016
Length overall:
376.7
Ship Design:
LPP:
358.0
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
68.9
Builder:
Sumitomo
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Oppama
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Owner as Completed: Universal Petroleum Carriers Inc - LI

Subsequent History:
[ Laid down for Greek owners, who refused delivery, caused by steamturbines vibrations,
launched unnamed & laid up on completion, she was first shown in Loyds Registers
as PORTHOS, then OPPAMA. Sold and commissioned 12/1979 ]
1979 - SEAWISE GIANT
1980 - Lengthened to 458.5/440.0m : 238557grt : 564739dwt : carried out by Nippon Kokan, Tsu shipyard
14/05/1988 bombed by Iraqi aircraft at Hormuz Terminal (3 dead) & declared CTL.
Sold as a hulk
1989 - HAPPY GIANT (Norman Intnl A/S - NO)
1991 - rebuilt as a tanker : 260851grt
1991 - JAHRE VIKING (K/S Jahre Viking - NO)
2004 KNOCK NEVIS, FSO, (First Olsen Tankers- NO)
2010 MONT, for breaking up at Gujaratís Alang-Sosiya shipyard, India

Disposal Data:
January 2010 arrived at Gujaratís Alang-Sosiya shipyard, India, for demolision.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
7381154
7381154
1976
PORTHOS
189110
1975
Ordered by Greek owner, cancelled
7381154
7381154
1976
OPPAMA
189110
1976
Sumitomo H.I. Yard, for own account
7381154
7381154
1976
SEAWISE GIANT
238557
1979
Universal Petroleum Carriers Inc.
7381154
7381154
1976
HAPPY GIANT
238557
1989
Norman Intnl A/S
7381154
7381154
1976
JAHRE VIKING
260851
1991
K/S Jahre Viking
7381154
7381154
1976
KNOCK NEVIS
260851
2004
First Olsen Tankers
7381154
7381154
1976
MONT
260851
2010
????