FANIS - Limassol, Cyprus        Call sign - P3GW2     IMO number - 7519024     Owner - Thenamaris Maritime, Greece

Location - Photographed while she was at anchor at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - sometime in 1988
Photographer - Unknown - (Willem VanMaanen's collection)     Added to archive - 14 Feb 2003     Last updated - 14 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched - December 1969
  Delivered - July 1970

  (a) Chieftain Bulker - Liberia (1984)
  (b) Flores - Liberia (1987)
  (c) Fanis - Cyprus (1994)
  (d) Markella - Cyprus (1997)
  (e) Agii Anargiri - Cyprus (1999)
  (f) Theotokos - Cyprus

  As of February 2003 she was still operational under the name Theotokos

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier - strengthened for heavy cargoes
  Gross tonnage - 21,107
  Net tonnage - 14,683
  Deadweight tonnage - 36,254
  L.O.A. - 182.25 meters
  L.B.P. - 172.22 meters
  Width overall - 28.15 meters
  Width moulded - 28.14 meters
  Draught - 11.32 meters
  Depth - 15.88 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Hitachi Zosen Corporation - Maizuru works
  Country - Maizuru, Japan
  Hull number - 4542
  Engine builder - Hitachi Zosen - Sakurajima Works, Osaka, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 7RND68 diesel
  Horsepower - 8,496 kW or 11,550 bhp
  Speed - 14.75 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - unknown

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

* Owner from 1977 to 1984 was W.H. Eddie Hsu, Taiwan
* Owner from 1984 to 1987 was Universal Glow Incorporated, Greece
* Owner from 1987 to 1988 was Thenamaris Maritime, Greece
* Owner from 1988 to 1994 was Navitrans Maritime, Greece
* Owner from 1994 to the present day (Feb 2003) has been Markella Navigation, Cyprus (Eventide Shipping Ltd) and Samios Shipping Co. SA was her manager

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

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