CHIMO - Bergen, Norway       Call sign - LJMH     IMO number - 7929334     Owner - K/S A/S Chimo & Company, Norway

Location - Loading grain at the Midstates elevator in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A. (Lake Erie)     Photograph Date - October 1984
Photographer - Jim Hoffman     Added to archive - 23 Mar 2003     Last updated - 27 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1980
  Keel laid - June 1980
  Launched - September 1980
  Delivered - February 1981

  (a) Chimo - Norway (????)
  (b) Chimo - Hong Kong (1989)
  (c) Bergen Pride - Norway (1993)
  (d) China Power - Hong Kong (1996)
  (c) Sylvia - Malta

  As of March 2003 Sylvia was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - "Fortune" class Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 13,792
  Net tonnage - 9,085
  Deadweight tonnage - 22,525
  L.O.A. - 164.33 meters
  L.B.P. - 155.45 meters
  Width overall - 22.92 meters
  Width moulded - 22.86 meters
  Draught - 9.872 meters
  Depth - 13.57 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of hatch covers - 5
  Cargo handling cranes - 5 (22 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Company Ltd.
  Country - Tokyo, Japan
  Hull number - 2744
  Engine builder - Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Company Ltd.
  Country - Aioi, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Semt-Pielstick 16PC2-V400 diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 8,000 bhp or 5,884 kW
  Speed - 15 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  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..


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