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Provence

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Name: Provence
IMO No: 9051856
Built: 1/1994
Type: Tanker
Status: In Service
SubType: Crude
Flag: French Antarctic Territory
DWT: 284,912
Draft: 20.80
Builder: Daewoo Heavy Industries
GT: 153,778
LOA: 327.00
Owner: Hansa Treuhand
NT: 167
Beam: 57.20
Speed/Cons: 14.90/-
Class: BV
Depth: 30.40
Engine Type: Burmeister & Wain
Cubic: 321,419

Ship particulars       
 Identification
Register Number: 38X983
IMO Number: 9051856
Ship Name: PROVENCE
Type & service: Oil tanker
Owner: HANSA CONSTANCE SCHIFFAHRTS GESELLSCHAFT GMBH
Connecting District: LUXEMBOURG (LXB)
Flag: FRANCE
Port of Registry: PORT AUX FRANCAIS

Classification
Main Class Symbols: I  
Service Notations:  Oil tanker ESP
Machinery:  MACH
Chain: Ch 114.0
Dimension
Gross Tonnage 69: 153483
Net Tonnage 69: 85453
Deadweight: 269999 ton
Overall Length: 327.5 m
LPP: 317.12 m
Breadth: 57.2 m
Depth: 30.41 m
Draught: 19.88 m
Freeboard: 9610 mm

Hull & Cargo
Builder: DAEWOO HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD.
Place of build (Country): PUSAN (KOR)
Date of Build: 14 Jan 1994
Yard N°: 5077
Hull Material: Steel
Nb of Watertight Comp.: 9
Number of Cont. Decks: 1
Holds
Total Capacity of Holds: 321419
Tanks
Number of Tanks: 12
Total Capacity of tanks: 321419 m³
Cargo Handling: 3 PP 15000 M3/H
LBC: 551615
Machinery
Propelling Type: Diesel
Licence: M A N-B & W
Date of Build: 01 Jan 1993
Builder: KOREA HEAVY INDUSTRY
Place of Build (country): CHANGWON
Power and rating
Total Power (kW): 23493 kW
Total Power (HP): 31919 HP
Propelling machinery
Internal Combustion Engine: (1) 2T - 7 cyl - 80.00 x 305.00 at 77 rpm
Boilers
Boiler: 2 CHM MITSUBISHI 465.00 m² / 16.00 bar
1 CHR MITSUBISHI 769.00 m² / 6.00 bar
Electrical installation
Power Voltage: 440 V
Lighting Voltage: 220 V
Frequency: 60 Hz
Diesel Generators: 4 - 881 kVA - 705 kW - 1144 HP
Propellers and propellershafts
Propelling system: 1 Screw Propeller Solid LB 15.00 at 37 rpm
Speed of the ship
Speed: 14.9 kn
Capacity of bunkers
Fuel Capacity: 6652 m³