AGATHA - St. John's, Antigua       Call sign - V2DA4     IMO number - 9147887     Owner - Agatha Shipping Co. Ltd.

Location - Photographed while underway in the New Waterway in Holland     Photograph Date - 15 February 2002
Photographer - Wim Van Noort     Added to archive - 19 Mar 2003     Last updated - 22 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1996
  Keel laid - September 1997
  Launched - June 1998
  Delivered - September 1998

  (a) Agatha - Antigua

  As of March 2003 Agatha was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 5,381
  Net tonnage - 2,626
  Deadweight tonnage - 6,750
  L.O.A. - 107.10 meters
  L.B.P. - 103.00 meters
  Width overall - 18.34 meters
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 6.15 meters
  Depth - 9.00 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 3
  Number of hatch covers - 3
  Container capacity (total) - none
  Reefer container capacity - none
  Cargo cranes - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder -
  Country - , Turkey
  Hull number - 242
  Engine builder -
  Country -
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN B&W 6S26MC diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 3,263 bhp or 2,399 kW
  Speed - 12 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (170 kW or 231 hp)
  Steering gear -

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..


* 2003 Agatha is owned by Ferrostaal, Germany (Agatha Shipping Co. Ltd.) and managed by Peter Dohle Schiffagrts


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Frans Sanderse - Holland & Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada

ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS

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