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"Mirfak Star" (arriving) at Rotterdam/Europoort on Sunday 24 September 2006.
( Photo by Tony Atkinson )
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( Photo by Maik Ebel )
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( Photo collection Jan Goedhart )
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( Photo Abdullah Y. Al-Dobais/Saudi Aramco World/PADIA )
Deep below, Vela's inspection team monitors maintenance of the propulsion system, in the Mirfak Star's
case a massive engine of nearly 32,000 horsepower. Other machinery spaces, such as the pump room
and electric generation system, also receivestep-by-step testing and adjustments, where necessary.


MIRFAK STAR

IMO NUMBER
9060314
VESSEL TYPE
CRUDE OIL TANKER
HULL TYPE
SINGLE HULL
GROSS TONNAGE
158.680 tons
SUMMER DWT
301.542 tons
BUILD
1994
BUILDER
HYUNDAI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ULSAN - SOUTH KOREA
FLAG
LIBERIA
MANAGER/OWNER
VELA INTERNATIONAL MARINE DUBAI - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
INSURER
BRITANNIA STEAMSHIP U.K.

VESSEL DETAILS
CLASSIFICATION
+100A1 OIL TANKER, ESP, SPM, LWS, NAV1+LMC, UMS IGS
GENERIC
SPEED
14,6 knots
DIMENSIONS
BOW TO BRIDGE
279,29 m
BREADTH EXTREME
58,00 m
BREADTH MOULDED
58,00 m
DEPTH
31,50 m
DRAUGHT
22,22 m
FREEBOARD
9.280,0 mm
KEEL TO MASTHEAD
66,20 m
LENGTH B/W PERPENDICULARS
318,00 m
LENGTH OVERALL
332,09 m
TONNAGES
NET TONNAGE
107.658 tons
LOADLINE
DEADWEIGHT (NORMAL BALLAST)
111.742 tons
DEADWEIGHT (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
111.742 tons
DEADWEIGHT (TROPICAL)
309.287 tons
DEADWEIGHT (WINTER)
293.811 tons
DISPLACEMENT (LIGHTSHIP)
38.297 tons
DISPLACEMENT (NORMAL BALLAST)
150.039 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
150.039 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SUMMER)
339.839 tons
DISPLACEMENT (TROPICAL)
347.584 tons
DISPLACEMENT (WINTER)
332.108 tons
DRAFT (LIGHTSHIP)
2,91 m
DRAFT (NORMAL BALLAST)
10,19 m
DRAFT (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
10,19 m
DRAFT (SUMMER)
22,22 m
DRAFT (TROPICAL)
22,69 m
DRAFT (WINTER)
21,76 m
DRAUGHT AFT (NORMAL BALLAST)
10,95 m
DRAUGHT FORE (NORMAL BALLAST)
9,43 m
FREEBOARD (LIGHTSHIP)
24,63 m
FREEBOARD (NORMAL BALLAST)
17,36 m
FREEBOARD (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
17,36 m
FREEBOARD (SUMMER)
5,32 m
FREEBOARD (TROPICAL)
4,86 m
FREEBOARD (WINTER)
5,79 m
FWA (SUMMER DRAFT)
508,0 mm
TPC IMMERSION (SUMMER DRAFT)
167,10 tons
CAPACITIES
BALLAST
110.752 m3
BUNKER
7.588 tons
COMMUNICATION
CALL SIGN
ELPA7
HISTORICAL INFO
DATE OF ORDER
1991 Nov 01
FIRST MOVEMENT
1994 Feb 15
KEEL LAID
1993 May 17
YARD NUMBER
H821