DAIO ANDES - Panama        Call sign - 3FDN9     IMO number - 8812643     Owner -

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - 28 Oct 1998
Photographer - Unknown - (Willem VanMaanen's collection)     Added to archive - 4 Feb 2003     Last updated - 24 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - April 1989
  Launched - September 1989
  Delivered - December 1989

  (a) Daio Andes - Panama

  As of Feb 2003 she was still operational as Daio Andes

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk wood chip carrier
  Gross tonnage - 35,845
  Net tonnage - 18,179
  Deadweight tonnage - 52,979
  L.O.A. - 194.75 meters
  L.B.P. - 186.9 meters
  Width overall - 32.2 meters
  Width moulded - 32.2 meters
  Draught - 11.02 meters
  Depth - 18.3 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries   Country - Kobe, Japan
  Hull number - K1176
  Engine builder - Misubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6RTA52 diesel
  Horsepower - 8,690 bhp
  Speed - 14.1 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, managers, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions encouraged

* Owners 1989 - 1999 Jade Line (Liberia) Co. Ltd. then Navix Line, Japan ??
* Owners 1999 - 2000 Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd., Japan
* Owners 2000 - MOL, Japan (Blue Ocean Shipping Ltd.)
* Each of her 3 cargo handling cranes were rated at 12.5 tonnes vertical lifting capacity

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

Contributions also by - Jay Thomson & David Hornsby's Ocean Ships 1986 & Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada

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