AASVAER - Haugesund, Norway       Call sign - LLMM     IMO number - 7228297     Owner - Aasen Transport AS, Norway

Location - Photographed while approaching Europoort, Holland     Photograph Date - 14 March 2003
Photographer - Wim Van Noort    Added to archive - 9 Nov 2003     Last updated - 9 Nov 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1971
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - ???
  Delivered - January 1972

  (a) Muhlenberg - Hamburg, Germany (1985)
  (b) Aasvaer - Norway

  As of November 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 1,591
  Net tonnage - 745
  Deadweight tonnage - 2,428
  L.O.A. - 73.41 meters (240'10")
  L.B.P. - 69.91 meters (222'4")
  Width overall - 11.82 meters (38'9")
  Width moulded - 11.79 meters (38'8")
  Draught - 5.043 meters (16'6.5")
  Depth - 6.61 meters (21'8")
  Number of cargo holds - 1
  Number of hatch covers - 1 (steel)
  Number of unloaders - 1 (capacity ?)
  Cargo hold volume - 3,381 cubic meters
  Number of tween decks - 2
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - J.J. Sietas Schiffswerft
  Country - Hamburg, West Germany
  Hull number - 676
  Engine builder - Kloeckner-Humboldt-Deutz AG
  Country - Koeln, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Deutz 8-cyl (RBA8M528) diesel
  Diesel Oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - unknown
  Fuel consumption - ? tonnes per day
  Horsepower - 1,000 bhp or 736 kW
  Speed - 10.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


** It is not known whether the travelling backhoe unloading system on deck is original or whether it was added at some point during her career


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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