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Naam
Name
MUREX ( 3 ) ex. Murex (3) - 1974
IMO Nr.
IMO Nr.
6806365
Roepnr.
Callsign
FNPE
Bouwjaar
Build
1968
Werf
Yard
Kieler Howaldtswerke A/G., Kiel, Germany.
Bouwnr.
Build. Nr.
1133
In dienst
In service
1974
Eigenaar
Owner
Société Maritime Shell France, Parijs.
Vlag
Flag
French
Thuishaven
Homeport
Fos sur Mer.
Type
Type
Tanker
Klasse
Class
LR
Sub Type
Sub Type
Crude
Lengte (o.a.)
Length (overall)
326.33 mtr.
Lengte (p.p.)
Length (p.p.)
310.55 mtr.
Breedte
Beam
47.17 mtr.
Holte
Depth
24.52 mtr.
Diepgang
Draft
18.99 mtr.
Tonnage DWT
DWT
208.800 ton
Tonnage GT
GT
104.772 ton
Tonnage NT
NT
73.351 ton
Inhoud
Cubic
- m3
Machine(s)
Engine(s)
2 AEG steamturbines.
Vermogen
Output
28.000 Hp
Snelheid
Speed
16.0 mile
Verbruik
Consumption
- t/h
Aantal Tanks
Total Tanks
5 center, 5 wingtanks, 2 clean ballasttanks.
Bijzonderheden
Remarks
Murex (1) (3.564 ton) build in 1892 at W.Gray & Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool for Shell Tankers UK.
Murex (2) (8.887 ton) build in 1922 by H.M. Dockyard, Porthsmouth, for Shell Tankers UK    
Historie
History
1982 sold to Government of Tunesië as Floating Storage Unit and renamed Tazerke FSU.
Status
Status
Out of service, 1999 and scrapped in India.

Original Name
Murex
Type
VLCC
Delivered
1-07-1968
IMO No
6806365
Builder & Yard
Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft. AG, Kiel, Germany
Yard No
1133
Engine
Steam
KW
20888
GRT
104772
NTR
73351
DWT
212150
LOA
326,33
LBP
310,55
Beam
47,22
Draft
18,98
Depth
24,52
Other names and history
1982 rebuilt as Tazerka FSU
1999 scrapped at Alang
Scrapped
29-09-1999

The Miramar Ship Index for "MUREX"
IDNo:
6806365
Year:
1968
Name:
MUREX
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
01.01.1968
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
01.07.1968

Tons:
104772
Link:
-
DWT:
212150
Yard No:
1133
Length overall:
325.3
Ship Design:
LPP:
310.6
Country of build:
DEU
Beam:
47.2
Builder:
Howaldt-DW
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Kiel
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15

Subsequent History:
1982 TAZERKA FSU

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Alang, beached 29.09.1999 (dumb hulk 1995). [ By Priya Blue Industries ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
335691
6806365
6806365
1968
MUREX
104772
Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd.
6806365
6806365
1968
MUREX
104772
1974
Soc Maritime Shell
6806365
6806365
1968
TAZERKA FSU
104772
1982
Tunisian Govt.