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Boca Grande

See her also as : Berge Brioni

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"Boca Grande"  in service as a floating terminal to ship iron ore bulk. Location Serpent's
Mouth, Venezuela Off-Shore. Names of the ships on the port and the starboard side of the
"Boca Grande" are not known.       ( Photo collection Dag Bjerke )
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Name: Berge Brioni
IMO No: 7321893
Built: 01/1973
Type: Combi
Status: 1980: Rebuild as Ore carrier; 1988: Boca Grande, FPSO
SubType: Ore/Oil
Flag: Norway (NIS)
DWT: 227,187
Draft: 20.413
Builder: Uljanik, Brodogradiliste l Tvornica Dizel Motora, Pula, Jougoslavia (299)
GT: 117,391
LOA: 314.00/300.36
Owner: Bergesen d.y.
NT: 105.207
Beam: 50.07
Speed/Cons: 16.0/120
Class: NV
Depth: 26.01
Engine Type: 2 x B&W, 7 cil. Dieselengine 2SA, 26.110 kW (BHP 35000)
Cubic: -

Additional Information :
The Miramar Ship Index for "BERGE BRIONI"
ID No: 7321893 Year: 1973
Name: BERGE BRIONI Launch Date: 18.11.1972
Type: Ore/oil carrier Date of completion:     06.1973
Flag: NOR Keel: -
Tons: 117409 Link: 2003
DWT: 227557 Yard No: 299
Length overall: 314.0 Ship Design: -
LPP: 300.4 Country of build: Jougoslavia
Beam: 50.1 Builder: Uljanik
Material of build: - Location of yard: Pula
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 2D-16
Owner as Completed: Sig Bergesen d.y. & Co - NO
Subsequent History:
[ Launched in two parts - Forepart 27/12/1972 ]
1980 - converted to ore carrier
1988 - BOCA GRANDE (C.V.G. Ferrominera Orinoco C.A. - VZ)
1988 - converted to ore trans-shipment vessel
1990 - (Barco Sg Corp - PA) : 113160 grt : 199686 dwt
1993 - (Transportes Ferreos de Venezuela S.A. - VZ)

Disposal Data:
In service as a floating terminal to ship iron ore bulk.
Location Serpent's Mouth, Venezuela Off-Shore.