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Arrival "Ardenne Venture" at Antifer, 14 - 15 April 2007.
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"Ardenne Venture" at Antifer.
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View of deck from CCR window.
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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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Name: Ardenne Venture
IMO No: 9290347
Built: 9/2004
Type: Tanker
Status: In Service
SubType: Crude
Flag: Hong Kong
DWT: 318,000
Draft: 22.50
Builder: Hyunday Heavy Ind., Co., Ltd., Ulsan, South Korea (1553)
GT: 161,045
LOA: 333.00/316.95
Owner: Wah Kwong Shipping Agency
NT: 109,921
Beam: 60.00
Speed/Cons: 16.10/-
Class: BV
Depth: 30.40
Engine Type: Burmeister & Wain, Hyundai MAN B&W 6S90MC-C, developing 29346 kW @ 76 rpm.
Cubic: 346,102


The Miramar Ship Index for "ARDENNE VENTURE"
IDNo:
9290347
Year:
2004
Name:
ARDENNE VENTURE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
Flag:
HKG
Date of completion:
08.2004

Tons:
161045
Link:
-
DWT:
318000
Yard No:
1553
Length overall:
333.0
Ship Design:
LPP:
319.0
Country of build:
KOR
Beam:
60.0
Builder:
Hyundai
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Ulsan
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-16

Subsequent History:
-

Disposal Data:
-

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
9290347
9290347
2004
ARDENNE VENTURE
161045
-
Wah Kwong Shipping

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.