CORAL TRADER - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELOM8     IMO number - 7368102
Owner/Manager - Coral Trader AS, Norway / Orient Shipmanagement Norway AS, Norway

Location - Coral Trader was photographed while she was entering the Welland Canal at Port Weller, Ontario, Canada from Lake Ontario
Photograph Date - 9 July 2001     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 1 August 2001     Last updated - 16 February 2005

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 1973
  Keel laid - September 1973
  Launched - 29 June 1974
  Delivered - December 1974

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Coral Rubrum - Netherlands (6/1983)
  (b) Canan - Turkey (7/1988)
  (c) Babur Kaptan - Turkey (3/1990)
  (d) Clipper Trader - Liberia (5/1991)
  (e) Clipper T - Cyprus (12/1991)
  (f) Chem Tulip - Liberia (11/1995)
  (g) Simona - Liberia (1/1998)
  (h) Coral - Liberia (9/1999)
  (i) Coral Trader - Liberia (9/2003)
  (j) Chemcoal Trader - Liberia (10/2004)
  (k) Trader - Mongolia

  Trader was retired late in 2004
  Scrap price - $430.00/ldt or $1,007,490 US
  Beached at Bombay, India on

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Petroleum & chemical tanker
  Gross tonnage - 4,143
  Net tonnage - 1,640
  Deadweight tonnage - 6,844
  L.O.A. - 111.51 meters ( 365' 10" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 103.99 meters ( 341' 2" )
  Width overall - 16.51 meters ( 54' 2" )
  Width moulded - 16.49 meters ( 54' 1.5" )
  Draught - 7.182 meters ( 23' 7" )
  Depth - 8.79 meters ( 28' 10" )
  Number of cargo tanks - 12
  Cargo tanks total volume - 5,863 m3 (36,877 bbls US)
  Number of cargo pumps - 12
  Maximum rate of discharge - unknown
  Cargo hose crane - 2 (@ 3 tonnes)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Scheepswerft en Mfbk. "De Biesbosch Dordrecht" BV
  Country - Dordrecht, The Netherlands
  Hull number - 652
  Engine builder - Kloeckner-Humboldt-Deutz AG
  Country - Koeln, Germany
  Number of engines - 1 diesel engine
  Engine type - Deutz (model RSBV16M540) 16-cylinder
  Horsepower - 6,803 hp or 5,004 kW
  Maximum RPM - unknown
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Intermediate fuel oil capacity - 528.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 22.5 tonnes/day
  Fuel tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 1 x 320kW & 3 x 240 380V 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..


** As Trader her last registry was out of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and her last commercial owner was listed as Torkel Alendal Rederi AS, Norway (Coral Trader AS, Haugesund, Norway). Her last call sign was JVXG2.


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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