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LA ESPERANZA

IMO NUMBER
9002609
VESSEL TYPE
TANKER
HULL TYPE
DOUBLE HULL
GROSS TONNAGE
158.475 tons
SUMMER DWT
299.700 tons
BUILD
1993
BUILDER
ODENSE STEEL SHIPYARD ODENSE - DENMARK
FLAG
PANAMA
MANAGER
HYUNDAI MERCHANT MARINE SEOUL - SOUTH KOREA
OWNER
SEACOAST SHIPPING LIBERIA
INSURER
UK P&I CLUB U.K.

VESSEL DETAILS
CLASSIFICATION
+100 A1 OIL TANKER ( DOUBLE HULL )+LMC UMS LNC (AA) IGS SPM WITH THE DESCRIPTIVE NOTATION 'PT-HT' COW SBT-PL ES
GENERIC
SPEED
14,0 knots
DIMENSIONS
BOW TO BRIDGE
291,90 m
BREADTH EXTREME
56,40 m
BREADTH MOULDED
56,40 m
BREADTH REGISTERED
56,40 m
DEPTH
30,40 m
DRAUGHT
21,60 m
FREEBOARD
8.852,0 mm
KEEL TO MASTHEAD
66,44 m
LENGTH B/W PERPENDICULARS
327,00 m
LENGTH OVERALL
343,71 m
LENGTH REGISTERED
330,37 m
TONNAGES
NET TONNAGE
95.332 tons
LOADLINE
DEADWEIGHT (LIGHTSHIP)
40.970 tons
DEADWEIGHT (NORMAL BALLAST)
113.141 tons
DEADWEIGHT (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
110.874 tons
DISPLACEMENT (LIGHTSHIP)
40.970 tons
DISPLACEMENT (NORMAL BALLAST)
154.111 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
151.844 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SUMMER)
340.670 tons
DRAFT (LIGHTSHIP)
3,15 m
DRAFT (NORMAL BALLAST)
10,26 m
DRAFT (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
10,12 m
DRAFT (SUMMER)
21,60 m
DRAUGHT AFT (NORMAL BALLAST)
11,00 m
DRAUGHT FORE (NORMAL BALLAST)
8,00 m
FREEBOARD (LIGHTSHIP)
24.850,0 mm
FREEBOARD (NORMAL BALLAST)
17.681,0 mm
FREEBOARD (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
17.821,0 mm
FREEBOARD (SUMMER)
6.345,0 mm
FWA (SUMMER DRAFT)
497,0 mm
TPC IMMERSION (SUMMER DRAFT)
171,50 tons
CAPACITIES
BALLAST
110.379 m3
BUNKER
8.139 tons
FRESHWATER
462,80 m3
FUEL OIL
7.922 m3
LIQUID/OIL
340.813 m3
STRUCTURE
BULKHEADS
7 (watertight)
DECKS NUMBER
1
ENGINE
ENGINE #
1
ENGINE BORE
750 mm
ENGINE BUILD YEAR
1.992
ENGINE BUILDER
MITSUI ENGINEERING & SHIPBUILDING TOKYO - JAPAN
ENGINE CYLINDERS
8
ENGINE POWER
23.535 KW
ENGINE RPM
84
ENGINE STROKE
2.800 mm
ENGINE TYPE
DIESEL 2 SA
PROPULSION TYPE
SINGLE SCREW DIESEL ENGINE
COMMUNICATION
CALL SIGN
HPPO
HISTORICAL INFO
DATE OF ORDER
1990 Feb 01
KEEL LAID
1992 Nov 10
LAUNCH DATE
1992 Dec 01
YARD NUMBER
142
HISTORICAL INFO
FORMER NAMES
since 2003 Oct 24 EHM MAERSK
since 2002 Mar 25 BRITISH VALOUR
since 1997 May 13 ELISABETH MAERSK
FORMER FLAGS
since 2002 Mar 25 ISLE OF MAN (UK)
since 1997 May 13 DENMARK INTERNATIONAL REGISTER