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"Mera", at the end of the line, beached in Gadani, Pakistan at M/s. Unique trading Company for demolition, December 18th, 2012.
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"Mera", was beached in Gadani in December, 2012. Now after 3 - 4 months the final 2 Bottom tanks and
propeller are left then the whole ship is out of water, March 26th, 2013.
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Ship Report for "ARIAKE"
IDNo:
8701844
Year:
1987
Name:
ARIAKE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
09.09.1987
Flag:
PAN
Date of completion:
12.1987

Tons:
145600
Link:
-
DWT:
238898
Yard No:
363
Length overall:
324.0
Ship Design:
LPP:
315.0
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
56.0
Builder:
Sasebo H.I.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sasebo
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-14

Subsequent History:
1996 ASIAN PROGRESS - 2003 PROGRESS - 2005 TITAN GEMINI -
2011 ONE EMERALD ( Converted to a FSO ) - 1212 MERA

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Gadani Beach 22.11.2012.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
8701844
8701844
1987
ARIAKE
145600
Moltank S.A.
8701844
8701844
1987
ASIAN PROGRESS
145600
1996
Aramo Sg Pte Ltd.
8701844
8701844
1987
PROGRESS
145600
2003
New Steamship Co Ltd.
8701844
8701844
1987
TITAN GEMINI
145600
2005
Titan Holdings
8701844
8701844
1987
ONE EMERALD
145600
2011
????
8701844
8701844
1987
MERA
145600
2012
????

ONE EMERALD

IMO NUMBER
8701844
VESSEL TYPE
CRUDE OIL TANKER
HULL TYPE
SINGLE HULL
GROSS TONNAGE
145.600 tons
SUMMER DWT
261.068 tons
BUILD
1987
BUILDER
SASEBO HEAVY INDUSTRIES TOKYO - JAPAN
FLAG
PANAMA
MANAGER/OWNER
TITAN HOLDINGS HONG KONG - CHINA
INSURER
NORTH OF ENGLAND P&I U.K.

VESSEL DETAILS
CLASSIFICATION
NS*(TANKER, OILS-FLASHPOINT BELOW 60 DEG C) /ESP/MNS*
LAST DRY DOCK
2006 Sep 07
LAST SPECIAL SURVEY
2006 Sep 07
GENERIC
SPEED
15,5 knots
DIMENSIONS
BOW TO BRIDGE
274,75 m
BREADTH EXTREME
56,00 m
BREADTH MOULDED
56,00 m
DEPTH
29,40 m
DRAUGHT
19,27 m
FREEBOARD
10.120,0 mm
KEEL TO MASTHEAD
66,50 m
LENGTH B/W PERPENDICULARS
315,00 m
LENGTH OVERALL
324,00 m
LENGTH REGISTERED
315,10 m
TONNAGES
NET TONNAGE
85.527 tons
LOADLINE
DEADWEIGHT (MAXIMUM ASSIGNED)
261.068 tons
DEADWEIGHT (NORMAL BALLAST)
103.693 tons
DEADWEIGHT (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
102.250 tons
DEADWEIGHT (TROPICAL)
267.759 tons
DEADWEIGHT (WINTER)
254.370 tons
DISPLACEMENT (LIGHTSHIP)
32.724 tons
DISPLACEMENT (NORMAL BALLAST)
136.417 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
134.974 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SUMMER)
293.792 tons
DISPLACEMENT (TROPICAL)
300.483 tons
DISPLACEMENT (WINTER)
287.094 tons
DRAFT (LIGHTSHIP)
2,54 m
DRAFT (NORMAL BALLAST)
9,61 m
DRAFT (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
9,52 m
DRAFT (SUMMER)
19,52 m
DRAFT (TROPICAL)
19,93 m
DRAFT (WINTER)
19,12 m
DRAUGHT AFT (NORMAL BALLAST)
10,62 m
DRAUGHT FORE (NORMAL BALLAST)
8,60 m
FREEBOARD (LIGHTSHIP)
25,91 m
FREEBOARD (NORMAL BALLAST)
18,83 m
FREEBOARD (SEGREGATED BALLAST)
18,93 m
FREEBOARD (SUMMER)
8,92 m
FREEBOARD (TROPICAL)
8,52 m
FREEBOARD (WINTER)
9,33 m
FWA (SUMMER DRAFT)
445,0 mm
TPC IMMERSION (SUMMER DRAFT)
164,68 tons
CAPACITIES
BALLAST
104.603 m3
BUNKER
153,00 tons
COMMUNICATION
CALL SIGN
3EJH3
HISTORICAL INFO
DATE OF ORDER
1987 Jan 01
FIRST MOVEMENT
1987 Dec 16
KEEL LAID
1987 May 20
LAUNCH DATE
1987 Sep 09
YARD NUMBER
S363
HISTORICAL INFO
FORMER NAMES
- One Emerald (Until 2012 Nov)
- Titan Gemini (Until 2011 Jun)
- Progress (Until 2005 Feb)
- Asian Progress (Until 2003 Dec)
- Ariake (Until 1996 Jun)