BRUNTO - Bergen, Norway       Call sign - LAUG4     IMO number - 7510286
Owner - P/R/ Brunto ANS, Norway     Manager - Jebsens Ship Management (Bergen) AS, Norway

Location - Brunto was photographed while she was transitting downbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 5 July 1997     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 2 November 1998     Last updated - 15 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1975
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - January 1977
  Delivered - March 1977
  Build price - unknown

  (a) Brunto - Norway (1985)
  (b) General Vargas - Philipines (1994)
  (c) Brunto - Norway (11/2002)
  (d) Linden - Turkey (8/2003)
  (e) C. Aydin - Turkey

  As of January 2004 C. Aydin was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Geared bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 8,341
  Net tonnage - 4,341
  Deadweight tonnage - 12,100
  L.O.A. - 145.88 meters ( 478' 2.5" )
  L.B.P. - 135.01 meters ( 442' 7" )
  Width overall - 19.61 meters ( 64' 3.5" )
  Width moulded - 19.58 meters ( 64' 2" )
  Draught - 7.924 meters ( 25' 11.5" )
  Depth - 10.67 meters ( 34' 11.5" )
  Number of cargo holds - 3
  Volume of cargo holds - 15,234 m3
  Number of hatch covers - 3
  Cargo cranes - 2 (16 tonnes)
  Water ballast capacity - unknown
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Designed for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Schiffswerft u. Masch. Paul Lindenau GmbH & Co. KG
  (Paul Lindenau Shipbuilding & Machinery Co. Ltd.)
  Country - Kiel, West Germany
  Hull number - 170
  Engine builder - MaK Maschinenbau GmbH
  Country - Kiel, West Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MaK (model 9M551AK) 9-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 6,000 bhp or 4,413 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 30.5 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - 22.0 tonnes/day
  Fuel tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 15.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 2 x 375 & 1 x 280kW 400V 50Hz a.c.

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
Additional information - TradeWinds - Norway

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