ASAHI - Panama       Call sign - 3FJF4     IMO number - 9004657     Owner - Forest Commercial S.A., Panama (Fairport Shipping Ltd.)

Location - Photographed while underway in the New Waterway in Holland     Photograph Date - 21 April 2003
Photographer - Wim Van Noort    Added to archive - 9 Nov 2003     Last updated - 9 Nov 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 1990
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - ???
  Delivered - December 1990

  (a) Asahi Maru - Japan (1994)
  (b) Asahi - Panama

  As of November 2003 Asahi was still in service as such

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Refrigerated cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 3,696
  Net tonnage - 2,160
  Deadweight tonnage - 5,246
  L.O.A. - 108.02 meters (354'5")
  L.B.P. - 100.00 meters (328'1")
  Width overall - 16.30 meters (53'6")
  Width moulded - 16.30 meters (53'6")
  Draught - 7.300 meters (23'11.5")
  Depth - 9.70 meters (31'10")
  Number of cargo holds - 3
  Number of hatch covers - 3 (steel)
  Number of decks - 2
  Insulated cargo space - 5,309 cubic meters
  Unloading derricks - 6 (5 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Shin Kochi Jyuko K.K.
  Country - Kochi, Japan
  Hull number - 7007
  Engine builder - Kobe Hatsudoki K.K.
  Country - Tarami, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Mitsubishi 7-cylinder diesel (model 7UEC37LA)
  Horsepower - 4,900 bhp or 3,604 kW
  Diesel Oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - unknown
  Fuel consumption - ? tonnes per day
  Speed - 16.3 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none

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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