CRYSTAL RIVER - Panama       Call sign - 3EJE9     IMO number - 9015333
Owner - Lepta Shipping Company Ltd., Panama (Orient Marine Co. Ltd. [Toyo Senpaku K.K.] - manager)

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - 30 November 1992
Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 17 Dec 2003     Last updated - 17 Dec 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - September 1990
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - July 1991
  Delivered - January 1992
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Crystal River - Panama (1997)
  (b) Nord-Gloria - Panama (2000)
  (c) Norca - Panama (2002)
  (d) Faithful - Marshall Islands

  As of December 2003 Faithful was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Chemical products tanker
  Gross tonnage - 25,877
  Net tonnage - 12,610
  Deadweight tonnage - 45,720
  L.O.A. - 181.00 meters (593'4")
  L.B.P. - 172.02 meters (563'11")
  Width overall - 30.02 meters (98'5")
  Width moulded - 30.00 meters (98'4")
  Draught - 12.522 meters (41'1")
  Depth - 18.20 meters (59'8")
  Number of cargo tanks - 7
  Number of cargo pumps - 4
  Rate of discharge - 5,000 tonnes/hour
  Cargo tanks total volume - 49,490 m3
  Cargo hose crane - 1 (4-5 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Tsuneishi Zosen K.K.
  Country - Numakuma, Japan
  Hull number - 656
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 6L60MCE) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 8,010 bhp or 5,892 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Heavy fuel capacity - 1,737.5 tonnes
  Diesel oil capacity - 220.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 24.5 tonnes/day
  Speed - 14.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - unknown

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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