AGAT - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3PX5     IMO number - 7817373     Owner - Agat Navigation Co. Ltd.

Location - Photographed while underway off Europoort, Holland     Photograph Date - 20 March 2000
Photographer - Wim Van Noort     Added to archive - 19 Mar 2003     Last updated - 27 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 1979
  Keel laid - October 1979
  Launched - November 1980
  Delivered - October 1981

  (a) Antonio de Gastaņeta - Spain (1982)
  (b) Maria Antonia - Spain (1982)
  (c) Isla Marchena - Spain (1983)
  (d) Antonio de Gastaņeta - Spain (1986)
  (e) Beeco Africa - Panama (1988)
  (f) Chungking - Panama (1989)
  (g) Beeco Africa - Panama (1990)
  (h) Isla Puna - Panama (1992)
  (i) Beeco Africa - Panama (1993)
  (j) Agat - Panama

  As of March 2003 Agat was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo
  Gross tonnage - 6,744
  Net tonnage - 3,974
  Deadweight tonnage - 9,292
  L.O.A. - 130.79 meters
  L.B.P. - 120.71 meters
  Width overall - 19.28 meters
  Width moulded - 19.00 meters
  Draught - 8.01 meters
  Depth - 10.62 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 3
  Number of hatch covers - 3
  Container capacity (total) - 341 (20 foot)
  Reefer container capacity - 40 (20 foot)
  Cargo cranes - 2 (75 tonne), 3 (22 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Sociedad Metalurgica Duro Felgura
  Country - Gijon, Spain
  Hull number - 155
  Engine builder - Empresa Nacional "Bazan" de C.N.M. S.A.
  Country - Cartagena, Spain
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN 12V40/54A diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 7,500 bhp or 5,517 kW
  Speed - 14.75 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder

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..


* She is fitted with 2 tween decks in her holds and her hatches are suited for the carriage of light cargoes only
* 2003 Agat is owned by Euroafrica Shipping Lines Co. Ltd., Poland (Agat Navigation Company Ltd.)


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada, Jose Luis Diaz Campa - Spain & Wim Van Noort - Holland

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