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"KULU". One of three VLCC's built for Safrnarine / lDC but political problems encountered
in Nigeria in 1979 forced her sale for Rand 7 million.
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"Kulu", on sea trials.
( Photo thanks to Gianpaolo )

Name: Kulu
IMO No: 7116353
Built: 10/1971
Type: Tanker
Status: 1979-Eastern Prospector; 1979-Phoinikas; 1983-Hoini; 07/1983 Demolished at Kaohsiung
SubType: Crude
Flag: Panama
DWT: 221.792
Draft: 19.727
Builder: Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Ind., Co., Ltd., Kure Yard, Japan (K2195)
GT: 103,291
LOA: 322.93/306.94
Owner: Kulu Tanker Corp., Ltd.
NT: 84,207
Beam: 48.24
Speed/Cons: 16.5/-
Class: NK
Depth: 25.51
Engine Type: Steam turbines, 22380 kW
Cubic: -

Ship Report for "KULU"
IDNo:
7116353
Year:
1971
Name:
KULU
Launch Date:
10.07.1971
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
25.10.1971
Flag:
PAN
Keel:
02.05.1971

Tons:
103291
Link:
-
DWT:
221792
Yard No:
2195
Length overall:
323.0
Ship Design:
LPP:
306.9
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
48.2
Builder:
Ishikawajima-Harima
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Kure
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16.5

Subsequent History:
1979 EASTERN PROSPECTOR - 1979 PHOINIKAS -
1983 HOINI

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 29.08.1983.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
7116353
7116353
1971
KULU
103291
Kulu Tanker Corp., Ltd.
7116353
7116353
1971
EASTERN PROSPECTOR
103291
1979
Prospector Mercantile Inc.
7116353
7116353
1971
PHOINIKAS
103291
1980
Atlantic Phoenix Sg Co., Ltd.
7116353
7116353
1971
HOINI
103291
1983
Titanes Ltd.