ALBA - Galatz, Romania       Call sign - YQHY     IMO number - 7633703
Owner - Baza De Aprovizionare Tehnico Materiala (BATM), Romania     Manager - Navlomar Bucharest Service Brokerage, Romania

Location - Alba was photographed while she was lying at anchor in the harbour at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Photograph Date - 13 October 1992     Photographer - Rick Garcia    Added to archive - 8 Jan 2004     Last updated - 8 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - November 1976
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - December 1978
  Construction cost - $6,174,873 (US)

  (a) Ludmila C. - Romania (1978)
  (b) Alba - Romania (2000)
  (c) Aura - St. Vincent

  As of January 2004 Aura was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 6,115
  Net tonnage - 3,367
  Deadweight tonnage - 8,400
  L.O.A. - 130.77 meters (428'8")
  L.B.P. - 121.04 meters (396'9")
  Width overall - 17.71 meters (58'1")
  Width moulded - 17.68 meters (57'11.5")
  Draught - 8.102 meters (26'7")
  Depth - 10.19 meters (33'5")
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Volume of cargo holds - 11,062 m3
  Number of tween decks - unknown
  Cargo derricks/cranes - 1 (50T) & 7 (10T)
  Strengthened for navigation in ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Santierul Naval Galatz
  Country - Galatz, Romania
  Hull number - 673
  Engine builder - H. Cegielski Zaklady Przemyslu Metalowego
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 5RND68) 5-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 8,250 bhp or 6,068 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 16.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none
  Generators - unknown

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..


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