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"Ardenne Venture".
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"Urals Star" on the left, "Ardenne Venture" on the right share a berth at Vopak Europoort on 02-10-2010.
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"Ardenne Venture".
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"Ardenne Venture".
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"Ardenne Venture".
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"Ardenne Venture".
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"Ardenne Venture".
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"Ardenne Venture".
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"Ardenne Venture".
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The Miramar Ship Index for
ARDENNE VENTURE
IDNo / IMO
9290347
Year
2004
Name
ARDENNE VENTURE
Flag
HKG
Owner
Wah Kwong Shipping
Type
Tanker
Tons
161045
DWT
318000
LOA
333,00
LPP
319,00
Beam
60,00
Dept
30,40
Draft
22,50
Machinery
1D-16
kW
29346
ShipDesign
VLCC
Builder
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
Yard
Ulsan
Yard No
1553
Country built
KOR
Keel
06.04.2004
Launch
18.06.2004
Completed
31.08.2004
Subsequent History
2014 S GLORY - Gulf Glory S.A.
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Disposal Data
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Delivered to Wah Kwong Shipping, Hong Kong on September 8, 2004, by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), the 318,000 dwt VLCC Ardenne Venture has one continuous freeboard deck from stem to stern with sunken deck-type stem deck, transverse bulkheads and four longitudinal bulkheads in way of the cargo space. Special attention has been paid to the ship's maneuverability, resulting in a large rudder being fitted.
Ardenne Venture is designed to carry three grades of cargo simultaneously, handled by three steam turbine cargo pumps, each delivering 5,000 m3/hr and housed in a pump room at the forward of engine room. The cargo and ballast valve control systems arc hydraulic medium pressure.
The cargo and ballast control systems of the ship arc electro-hydraulically operated. Cargo control and monitoring covers ullage measurement, operation of pumps, inert gas systems with manual control also available. Radar beam type level gauges have been fitted to cargo tanks, with electro-pneumatic type level gauges used in the ballast tanks.
The ship is of double bottom, double hull construction with five center cargo oil tanks, five pairs of side cargo oil tanks, one pair of slop tanks and water ballast tanks surrounding the cargo oil tanks.
Service speed is 16.1 knots.

Ardenne Venture at-a-glance ;
Length OA :                         333.0 m
Length BP :                         319.0 m
Breadth (molded):                60.0 m
Depth (molded):                   30.4 m
Scantling draft (molded):     22.5 m
Design draft (molded:)        21.0 m
Main propulsion:                Hyundai MAN B&W 6S90MC-C, developing 29346 kW @76 rpm.

CARGO HANDLING:
3 Cargo Separations, 5 Centre Tanks, 10 Wing Tanks, 3 Cargo Manifolds,
Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 15,000 t/hr.