BOW HUNTER - Bergen, Norway       Call sign - LAVI2     IMO number - 7926318     Owner - Odfjell Chemical Tankers AS, Norway

Location - Photographed while underway off Europoort, Holland     Photograph Date - 30 July 2001
Photographer - Wim Van Noort     Added to archive - 20 Mar 2003     Last updated - 22 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - October 1979
  Keel laid - January 1982
  Launched - June 1982
  Delivered - February 1983

  (a) Bow Hunter - Norway

  As of March 2003 Bow Hunter was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Chemical & oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 14,627
  Net tonnage - 7,290
  Deadweight tonnage - 23,002
  L.O.A. - 158.96 meters
  L.B.P. - 151.90 meters
  Width overall - 23.12 meters
  Width moulded - 23.11 meters
  Draught - 10.86 meters
  Depth - 14.03 meters
  Number of cargo tanks - 24
  Number of cargo pumps - 24
  Stainless steel tanks with heating coils
  Cargo handling cranes - 2 (? tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Daewoo Shipbuilding & Heavy Machinery Ltd.
  Country - Okpo, South Korea
  Hull number - 2004
  Engine builder - Hitachi Zosen, Hiroshima Works
  Country - Innoshima, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W 7L55GFCA diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 10,500 bhp or 7,722 kW
  Speed - 15.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (1,000 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
* 2003 Bow Hunter is owned by Storli Chemical Tankers AS, Norway (Odfjell ASA, Norway)


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

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