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"Nichihiko", at Singapore, September 14th, 2013.
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"Nichihiko", at Asalueh (Iran), April 29th, 2010.
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"Nichihiko", Malacca Strait, October 19th 2006.
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Name: Nichihiko
IMO No: 9176981
Built: 2/1999
Type: Tanker
Status: In Service
SubType: Crude
Flag: Japan
DWT: 258,000
Draft: 18.80
Builder: Hitachi Zosen Corporation Ariake Works, Japan (4935)
GT: 154,000
LOA: 320.00
Owner: Nissho Shipping Co., Ltd.
NT: 80,521
Beam: 60.00
Speed/Cons: 15.60/-
Class: NK
Depth: 28.60
Engine Type: Burmeister & Wain
Cubic: 326,000

ClassNK Register of Ships
Last update : 3 March 2006

Classifiction No.
990579
IMO No.
9176981
Ship's Name
NICHIHIKO
Former Names
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Registered Owners
Nissho Shipping Co., Ltd.
Managing Company
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Flag
JAPANESE
Port of Registry
TOKYO
Official No.
136654
Signal Letters
JNFR
Classification Characters
NS* ( Tob ) ( ESP ) / MNS*(M0)
Descriptive Notes
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Installations Characters
CHG, MPP, LSA, CAA, M0.B
Special Description
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Other Classification
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Last Special Survey
SS 04-2004
SMC
Issued by ClassNK
ISPS
Tonnage Gross
154,159
Tonnage Net
-----
Tonnage Gross (TM69)
154,159
Tonnage Net (TM69)
80,521
Tonnage Gross (SOLAS)
-----
Deadweight
281,705
Freeboard Summer (mm)
5,569
Draught (m)
20.080
Trial Speed (kt)
17.3
Sea Speed (kt)
15.5
Type of Ship and Purpose
M OIL CARRIER
Position of Machinery Room
MACH AFT
No. of Decks
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Framing
LF
Equipment No.
7,105
Overall Length (m)
332.940
Registered L x B x D (m)
325.830 x 60.000 x 28.600
Moulded L x B x D (m)
320.000 x 60.000 x 28.600
Length of Deck Erections (m)
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Cargo Capacity (m3)
L 326,246
(Bale, Grain, Liquid, Refrigerated Space, Vehicles, TEU)
No. & ( L x B ) (m) of Hatchways
-----
No. x SWL ( ton ) of Derricks or Cranes
C 2(20.0) C 1(7.0) C 2(8.0)
No. of Passengers
-----
No. of Bulkheads
7 WT
Capacity of Tanks (m3)
FO 7,971 FW 765 WB 106,364
Construction & Equipment of MPP
-- Cargo Area
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-- Machinery Spaces
-----
-- Chemical Tank
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Lifeboats - Type, No. & Person
1 1x(38) 1 1x(38)
Rescue Boats - No. & Person
1x(6)
Liferafts - Type, No. & Person
I 4x(20) 1x(6)
Radio Installations
INMARSAT, GMDSS A1+A2+A3
Navigation Equipment
Gc Ap Ecdis Gps Rdr Arpa Ds
No. & Kind of Engines
D : 2 SA 7 CY
Bore x Stroke (mm)
800x3,0
Power
5625,485 (-----)
rpm
79
Manufacturer
Hitachi Zosen Corporation Ariake Works
No. & Kind of Boilers
1 AUX WTB
Pressure
2.16 kg/cm2 (-----MPa)
Manufacturer
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works
No. & Kind of Boilers No.2
1 AUX EGB
Pressure
0.49kb/cm2 (-----MPa)
Manufacturer
I-Mex Co., Ltd.
No. & Capacity of Generators
4 AC 4,425
Kind of Propeller Shaft
1C
Shipbuilder
Hitachi Zosen Corporation Ariake Works
Hull No.
4935
Date of Build
02-1999
Date of Launch
12-1998
Date of Conversion
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