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Azul Challenge

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"Azul Challenge", 10-05-2012, alongside DBCT Hay Point, loading coal.
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"Azul Challenge", alongside at Mizushima, Japan, 12 Sep. 2008.
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"Azul Challenge", alongside at Mizushima, Japan, 12 Sep. 2008.
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"Azul Challenge", alongside at Mizushima, Japan, 12 Sep. 2008.
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"Azul Challenge", arriving Gladstone, Australia, April 19th 2013.
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"Azul Challenge", arriving Gladstone, Australia, April 19th 2013.
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ClassNK Register of Ships
Last update : 16 September 2005

Classifiction No.
041307
IMO No.
9271559
Ship's Name
AZUL CHALLENGE
Former Names
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Registered Owners
FAIR WIND NAVIGATION S.A.
Managing Company
MIZUHO SANGYO CO., LTD.
Flag
PANAMANIAN
Port of Registry
PANAMA
Official No.
30043-04
Signal Letters
H8GW
Classification Characters
NS* ( BC, SHC 2,4,6,8 E ) ( ESP ) / MNS*
Installations Characters
CHG, MPP, LSA, RCF, M0
Special Description
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Other Classification
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Last Special Survey
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SMC
Issued by ClassNK
Tonnage Gross
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Tonnage Net
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Tonnage Gross (TM69)
101933
Tonnage Net (TM69)
66396
Tonnage Gross (SOLAS)
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Deadweight
203277
Freeboard Summer (mm)
6255
Draught (m)
17.910
Trial Speed (kt)
16.8
Sea Speed (kt)
14.5
Type of Ship and Purpose
M BULK CARRIER
Position of Machinery Room
MACH AFT
No. of Decks
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Framing
LF AT BTM & DK
Equipment No.
5445
Overall Length (m)
299.95
Registered L x B x D (m)
294.27 x 50.00 x 24.10
Moulded L x B x D (m)
290.00 x 50.00 x 24.10
Length of Deck Erections (m)
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Cargo Capacity (m3)
G 217968
(Bale, Grain, Liquid, Refrigerated Space, Vehicles, TEU)
No. & ( L x B ) (m) of Hatchways
9(15.68 x 23.40)
No. x SWL ( ton ) of Derricks or Cranes
1(5) 1(1.5) 1(4) 1(0.9)
No. of Passengers
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No. of Bulkheads
11 WT
Capacity of Tanks (m3)
FO 5850 FW 559 WB 67657
Construction & Equipment of MPP
-- Cargo Area
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-- Machinery Spaces
OFE
-- Chemical Tank
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Lifeboats - Type, No. & Person
3 1x(25) 3 1x(25)
Rescue Boats - No. & Person
1x(6)
Liferafts - Type, No. & Person
I 2x(25) 1x(6)
Radio Installations
INMARSAT, GMDSS A1+A2+A3 S-ALEART
Navigation Equipment
Mc Gc Ap Gps Rdr 2Rd Arpa Ais Vdr Spd Spdg Ds Rot
No. & Kind of Engines
D : 2 SA 6 CY
Bore x Stroke (mm)
700 x 2674
Power
22924 (16860)
rpm
91
Manufacturer
HITACHI ZOSEN CORPORATION OSAKA SHIPYARD
No. & Kind of Boilers
1 AUX VB
Pressure
7.0kg/cm2 (0.69MPa)
Manufacturer
OSAKA BOILER MFG., CO., LTD.
No. & Capacity of Generators
4 AC 2275
Kind of Propeller Shaft
1C
Shipbuilder
UNIVERSAL SHIPBUILDING CORPORATION, ARIAKE SHIPYARD
Hull No.
234
Date of Build
06-2004
Date of Launch
04-2004
Date of Conversion
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