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Xin Ping Yang

See also : Formosapetro Discovery

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American Bureau of Shipping

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Name of Ship:
Xin Ping Yang
Former Name of Ship:
Formosapetro Discovery - 2006
Class No.:
08U0150
IMO No.:
9198329
Type of Ship:
Oil Tanker, Double Hull
Call Sign:
VRBV2
Official No.:
HK-1695
Flag:
Hong Kong, China
Port of Registration:
Hong Kong
Class Character and Notations:
Oil Tanker, Double Hull
XA1, Oil Carrier, , XAMS, XACCU, VEC, SH
Class Status:
Classed
Service Status:
In service

Ship General Information:

Principal Particulars
Length(LOA):
330.00
Length(LBP):
316.60
Moulded Breadth:
60.00
Moulded Depth:
28.90
Deadweight:
281434
Draft:
20.43

Tonnage
Regulation
Gross Tonnage
Net Tonnage
ITC 69
149274
90656
National (if any)

Dates
Contract:
2006-03-31
Keel Laid:
2001-01-29
Date of Built:
2009-01-04
Delivery:
2001-09-27

Builder
Builder
IHI Marine United Inc.
Yard No.
3128

IDENTIFICATION: Exname is Formosapetro Discovery.  VLCC, Call Sign VRBV2, IMO Number 9198329.
DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 28.90 m., Lightship air draft of 64.52 m., Tonnage of 143,413 Suez Canal Net, 90,656 International Net and 276,989 Dwt (long).  ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 2 S.A.  7-cyl., Engine Model 7RTA84T, 1 Propellor.
CARGO HANDLING: 3 Cargo Separations, 5 Centre Tanks, 10 Wing Tanks, 4 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 26 inches, Manifold height above deck of 2.05 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 154.71 m., 3 Deepwell Pump(s) in 1 Pumproom(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 15,000 t/hr, S/Steel cargo lines, Crude Oil Washing.
SAFETY AND OTHER DETAILS: Ballast Capacity of 101,493 tonnes, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Stripping System, Inert Gas System, Vapour Return Ashore.