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"Apollo Shoju", at Singapore strait, November 11tm, 2006.
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Name: Shoju Maru
IMO No: 8500123
Status: In Service as Apollo Shoju-2004
Built: 11/1986
SubType: Crude
Flag: Japan
DWT: 258,034
Draft: 19.277
Builder: Mitsubishi HI, LTD., Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works (1981)
GT: 143,166
LOA: 314.99/305.23
Owner: Idemitsu Kosan
NT: 77,051
Beam: 60.01
Speed/Cons: 16.00/-
Class: NK
Depth: 28.45
Engine Type: Sulzer 2 SA 7 CY, 22400 SHP (16475 kW) at 67 RPM
Cubic: 304,945

ClassNK Register of Ships
Last update : 16 January 2006

Classifiction No.
862657
IMO No.
8500123
Ship's Name
APOLLO SHOJU
Former Names
SHOJU MARU
Registered Owners
APOLLO TANKER CORP.
Managing Company
IDEMITSU TANKER CO., LTD.
Flag
PANAMANIAN
Port of Registry
PANAMA
Official No.
31165-05
Signal Letters
3EAN4
Classification Characters
NS* ( TOB ) ( ESP ) / MNS*
Descriptive Notes
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Installations Characters
CHG, MPP, LSA, RCF, M0.C
Special Description
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Other Classification
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Last Special Survey
SS 10-2005
SMC
Issued by ClassNK
ISPS
Tonnage Gross
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Tonnage Net
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Tonnage Gross (TM69)
143166
Tonnage Net (TM69)
77051
Tonnage Gross (SOLAS)
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Deadweight
258034
Freeboard Summer (mm)
9223
Draught (m)
19.277
Trial Speed (kt)
15.1
Sea Speed (kt)
14.6
Type of Ship and Purpose
M OIL CARRIER
Position of Machinery Room
MACH AFT
No. of Decks
1
Framing
LF
Equipment No.
7084
Overall Length (m)
315.00
Registered L x B x D (m)
305.23 x 60.00 x 28.45
Moulded L x B x D (m)
303.50 x 60.00 x 28.45
Length of Deck Erections (m)
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Cargo Capacity (m3)
L 304945
(Bale, Grain, Liquid, Refrigerated Space, Vehicles, TEU)
No. & ( L x B ) (m) of Hatchways
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No. x SWL ( ton ) of Derricks or Cranes
CR 2(20) 1(7) 1(9) 1(3)
No. of Passengers
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No. of Bulkheads
7 WT
Capacity of Tanks (m3)
FO 5170 FW 763 WB 106437
Construction & Equipment of MPP
-- Cargo Area
SBT,PL,COW
-- Machinery Spaces
OFE
-- Chemical Tank
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Lifeboats - Type, No. & Person
B 2x(43)
Rescue Boats - No. & Person
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Liferafts - Type, No. & Person
I 2x(25) 2x(20) 1x(6)
Radio Installations
GMDSS A1+A2+A3
Navigation Equipment
Gc Ap Lrn Rdr Arpa Ds
No. & Kind of Engines
D : 2 SA 7 CY
Bore x Stroke (mm)
840 x 2900
Power
22400 (16475)
rpm
67
Manufacturer
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. KOBE SHIPYARD & MACHINERY WORKS
No. & Kind of Boilers
1 AUX WTB
Pressure
27.0kg/cm2 (2.65MPa)
Manufacturer
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. NAGASAKI SHIPYARD & MACHINERY WORKS
No. & Kind of Boilers No.2
1 AUX EGB
Pressure
6.0kb/cm2 (0.59MPa)
Manufacturer
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. NAGASAKI SHIPYARD & MACHINERY WORKS
No. & Capacity of Generators
4 AC 5176
Kind of Propeller Shaft
1B
Shipbuilder
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. NAGASAKI SHIPYARD & MACHINERY WORKS
Hull No.
1981
Date of Build
11-1986
Date of Launch
08-1986
Date of Conversion
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