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Orpheus Orchid

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Name: Orpheus Orchid
IMO No: 9003122
Built: 9/1992
Type: Tanker
Status: In Service
SubType: Crude
Flag: Panama
DWT: 258,080
Draft: 19.250
Builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Ind., Ltd., Nagasaki, Japan (2054)
GT: 142,558
LOA: 315.00/303.50
Owner: Idemitsu Tanker Co., Ltd.
NT: 77,019
Beam: 60.00
Speed/Cons: 15.00/-
Class: NK
Depth: 28.45
Engine Type: Mitsubishi-SULZER 7RTA84M, 27520 SHP (19932 kW) at 65 RPM
Cubic: 304,909

Additional info from PILIPINAS CROWN MARITIME, INC.

ORPHEUS ORCHID
TYPE
VLCC
OFFICIAL NO
20507-92
PRINCIPAL
ORPHEUS TANKER CORPORATION
FLAG OF REGISTRY
PANAMA
REG UNION
TCC/SMOU/SOS
INMARSAT NO
1336772
CLASSIFICATION
NK
YEAR BUILD
SEP '92
SHIP BUILDER
IHI
L.O.A - Mtr.
335.00 M
Breadth - Mtr.
58.00 M
Depth - Mtr.
28.00 M
Draft Full - Mtr.
18.50 M
D-weight - LT
258,000.00
Gross Ton - LT
150,000.00
Net Ton - LT
74,857.00
Main Engine
DU-SULZER 7RTA84M
Horse Power
27,520 X 65

ClassNK Register of Ships
Last update : 9 May 2006

Classifiction No.
922482
IMO No.
9003122
Ship's Name
ORPHEUS ORCHID
Former Names
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Registered Owners
Orpheus Tanker Corp.
Managing Company
Idemitsu Tanker Co., Ltd.
Flag
PANAMANIAN
Port of Registry
PANAMA
Official No.
20507-92-C
Signal Letters
3EWU9
Classification Characters
NS* ( Tob ) ( PSCM ) ( ESP ) / MNS*
Descriptive Notes
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Installations Characters
CHG, MPP, LSA, RCF, M0
Special Description
IWS
Other Classification
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Last Special Survey
SS 07-2002
SMC
Issued by ClassNK
ISPS
Tonnage Gross
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Tonnage Net
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Tonnage Gross (TM69)
142,558
Tonnage Net (TM69)
77,019
Tonnage Gross (SOLAS)
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Deadweight
258,080
Freeboard Summer (mm)
6,223
Draught (m)
19.250
Trial Speed (kt)
15.9
Sea Speed (kt)
15.0
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.
6,751
Overall Length (m)
315.000
Registered L x B x D (m)
305.230 x 60.000 x 28.450
Moulded L x B x D (m)
303.500 x 60.000 x 28.450
Length of Deck Erections (m)
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Cargo Capacity (m3)
L 304,909
(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
C 2(20.0) C 2(8.0) C 1(2.0)
No. of Passengers
-----
No. of Bulkheads
7 WT
Capacity of Tanks (m3)
FO 5,204 FW 650 WB 105,951
Construction & Equipment of MPP
-- Cargo Area
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-- Machinery Spaces
-----
-- Chemical Tank
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Lifeboats - Type, No. & Person
1 1x(36) 1 1x(36)
Rescue Boats - No. & Person
1x(6)
Liferafts - Type, No. & Person
I 4x(20) 1x(6)
Radio Installations
GMDSS A1+A2+A3
Navigation Equipment
Gc Ap Rdr Arpa Ds
No. & Kind of Engines
D : 2 SA 6 CY
Bore x Stroke (mm)
850x3,150
Power(kW)
19,932
rpm
74
Manufacturer
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works
No. & Kind of Boilers
1 AUX WTB
Pressure(MPa)
1.77
Manufacturer
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works
No. & Kind of Boilers No.2
1 AUX EGB
Pressure
0.59kb/cm2 (-----MPa)
Manufacturer
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works
No. & Capacity of Generators
4 AC 3,650
Kind of Propeller Shaft
1C
Shipbuilder
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works
Hull No.
2054
Date of Build
09-1992
Date of Launch
05-1992
Date of Conversion
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