DANIS KOPER - Valetta, Malta       Call sign - TCDA    IMO number - 7631561    Owner - STFA Maritime, Turkey

Location - Port Robinson, Ontario, Canada - Sailing southbound in the Welland Canal destined for the Great Lakes     Photograph Date - October 1998
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 4 Feb 2003     Last updated - 12 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched - October 1977
  Delivered - February 1978

  (a) Fort Carleton - England (1986)
  (b) Carleton Progress - Hong Kong (1988)
  (c) Carle - Liberia (1994)
  (d) Danis Koper - Turkey (1997)
  (e) Danis Koper - Malta (2001)
  (f) Mert V - Turkey

  As of Feb 2003 she was still operational as such

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier - Iron ore strengthened
  Gross tonnage - 13,807
  Net tonnage - 8,157
  Deadweight tonnage - 22,174
  L.O.A. - 160.94 m
  L.B.P. - 152.03 m
  Width overall - 22.92 m
  Width moulded - 22.86 m
  Draught - 9.79 m
  Depth - 13.52 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Sanoyasu Dockyard Company Ltd.
  Country - Osaka, Japan
  Hull number - 365
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company Ltd., Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W 6L55GF diesel
  Horsepower - 8,000 bhp
  Speed - 14 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - unknown

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

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

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