ASSEDO - Odessa, Ukraine       Call sign - UUGF     IMO number - 6707753
Owner/Manager - March Wind Ltd., Russia (OMIKS Ltd.)

Location - Odessa was photographed while she was underway off Holland     Photograph Date - July 2001
Photographer - Wolf Dieter-Pokaski courtesy Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 3 January 2003     Last updated - 16 February 2005

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - 1968

  Newbuild price -

  (a) Shota Rustaveli - U.S.S.R. (1992)
  (b) Shota Rustaveli - Ukraine (2000)
  (c) Odessa - Ukraine

  Retired late in the summer of 2003
  Beached at Alang, India on 28 November 2003
  Scrap price - unknown

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Passenger cruise ship
  Gross tonnage - 21,275
  Net tonnage - 7,859
  Deadweight tonnage - 5,696
  L.O.A. - 175.77 meters ( 576' 8.5" )
  Bulbous bow - none
  L.B.P. - 155.00 meters ( 508' 7" )
  Width overall - 25.00 meters ( 82' 0" )
  Width moulded - 23.55 meters ( 77' 3" )
  Draught - 8.090 meters ( 26' 5.5" )
  Depth - 13.52 meters ( 44' 4.5" )
  Passenger capacity - 750
  Number of cargo holds - 3
  Number of hatch covers - 2 (5.6m x 5m)
  Cargo hold total volume - 2,600 m3
  Cargo cranes - 4 ( 3.25 tonnes )
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder VEB Mathias Thesen Werft
  Country - Wismar, Germany
  Hull number - 128
  Engine builder - Zaklady Przemyslu Metalowego "H. Cegielsji" SA
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 2 diesel engines
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 7RND76) 7-cylinder
  Horsepower - 21,000 hp or 15,445 kW
  Maximum RPM - unknown
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity -
  Heavy fuel oil capacity -
  Rate of consumption -
  Fuel tank heating coils - none
  Speed - 20.5 knots
  Propeller - 2 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudders
  Generators -

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..


** Sold to Dynamic Air Products in India for scrapping and Assedo was beached at their yard in Alang, India on 28 November 2003 where she was subsequently cut up for scrap


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