ARCTIC - Montreal, Quebec, Canada       Call sign - VCLM     IMO number - 7517507
Owner - FedNav Ltd., Quebec, Canada (Canarctic Shipping Co. Ltd.)     Operator - FedNav International, Quebec, Canada

Location - Arctic was photographed while she was underway in the St. Lawrence River near Vercheres, Quebec, Canada
Photograph Date - 23 September 2002     Photographer - Marc Piche     Added to archive - 21 January 2004     Last updated - 21 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - November 1975
  Keel laid - October 1976
  Launched - December 1977
  Delivered - June 1978

  Newbuild price - $40 million (CAD)

  (a) Arctic - Canada

  Arctic has sailed as such for her whole career
  As of January 2004 Arctic was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Iron ore, bulk & oil carrier
  Gross tonnage - 20,236
  Net tonnage - 10,849
  Deadweight tonnage - 26,440
  L.O.A. - 220.83 meters ( 724' 6" )
  L.B.P. - 206.20 meters ( 676' 6" )
  Width overall - 22.92 meters ( 75' 2" )
  Width moulded - 22.86 meters ( 75' 0" )
  Draught - 13.477 meters ( 44' 2.5" )
  Depth - 18.60 meters ( 61' 0" )
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Cargo holds volume - 36,081 cubuc meters
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Number of cargo cranes - 4 (16-20 tonnes)
  Holds 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 can carry oil products
  Number of discharge pumps - 5
  Maximum rate of discharge - 1,965 tonnes/hr
  Fitted for bow loading of oil products
  Designed for service in heavy ice conditions (Ice class 1A)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Port Weller Drydocks Ltd.
  Country - St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
  Hull number - 63
  Engine builder - Maschinenbau Augsburg-Nuernberg (MAN)
  Country - Augsburg, West Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN (model 14V52/55A) 14-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 14,770 bhp or 10,864 kW
  Fuel - Diesel fuel & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel fuel capacity - 317.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,535.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 15.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - cort steering nozzle
  Generators - 3 x 896kW 460V 60Hz a.c.
  Also fitted with an external bubbler system

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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