ALTER EGO - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3YS7     IMO number - 8300975     Owner - Varoulco Shipping Ltd.

Location - Photographed while underway at Waalsorden, Holland     Photograph Date - 26 June 2002
Photographer - Wim Van Noort     Added to archive - 19 Mar 2003     Last updated - 27 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - December 1982
  Keel laid - June 1983
  Launched - January 1984
  Delivered - October 1985

  (a) Eurosun - Germany (1985)
  (b) Aquitania - Germany (1985)
  (c) Lanka Amitha - Panama (1987)
  (d) Dr. Juan B. Alberdi - Panama (1998)
  (e) Alter Ego - Cyprus (2000)
  (f) Kota Mutiara - Cyprus (8 Jan 2001)
  (g) Alter Ego - Cyprus

  As of March 2003 Alter Ego was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo
  Gross tonnage - 17,700
  Net tonnage - 8,823
  Deadweight tonnage - 20,169
  L.O.A. - 184.28 meters
  L.B.P. - 171.05 meters
  Width overall - 25.38 meters
  Width moulded - 25.30 meters
  Draught - 9.95 meters
  Depth - 13.42 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Container capacity (total) - 1,095 (20 foot)
  She is also fitted to transport 40 foot containers
  Reefer container capacity - 100 (20 foot)
  Cargo cranes - 6 (36 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Stocznia Szczecinska im. A. Warynskiego
  Country - Szczecin, Poland
  Hull number - B181/11
  Engine builder - H. Cegielski Zaklady Przemyslu Metalowego
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 8RND68M diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 15,200 bhp or 11,181 kW
  Speed - 18 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (1,300 hp)
  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..


** Her hull is strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions and it is capable of hauling heavy cargoes
** 2003 Alter Ego is owned by Oceanbulk Maritime SA (Varoulco Shipping Ltd.), Greece


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Wojtek Tabaka - Poland, Sylvia Masson - Canada & Frans Sanderse & Wim Van Noort - Holland

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