FERNIE - Panama       Call sign - 2CBO6     IMO number - 9105633     Owner - Unique Shipping (Hong Kong) Ltd.

Location - Discharging iron ore pellets at the Beauport Terminal's Quebec Stevedoring Berth in Quebec City, Canada     Photograph Date - 1997    
Photographer - Unknown - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 15 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 1994
  Building started - June 1995
  Keel laid - July 1995
  Launched - November 1995
  Delivered - January 1996

  (a) Fernie - Panama (1/1998)
  (b) Fernie - Bermuda (7/1998)
  (c) Fernie - Panama (date ?)
  (d) Fernie - Bermuda

  As of February 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier - iron ore strengthened
  Gross tonnage - 63,153
  Net tonnage - 39,162
  Deadweight tonnage - 122,292
  L.O.A. - 266.00 meters
  L.B.P. - 256.00 meters
  Width overall - 40.56 meters
  Width moulded - 40.50 meters
  Draught - 15.42 meters
  Depth - 21.20 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Daewoo Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Okpo, Japan
  Hull number - 1094
  Engine builder - Korea Heavy Industries & Construction Company Ltd., Changwon, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - B&W 5S70MC diesel
  Horsepower - 16,188 bhp (11,907 kW)
  Speed - 14 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* Her owner since her construction was reported by Fairplay to be Unique Shipping (Hong Kong) Ltd., Hong Kong while her managers have varied
* Previous managers - Unique Shipping Agency, Hong Kong, Unique Shipping (Canada) Inc., Canada, P&O Ship Managemant (Hong Kong) Ltd., Hong Kong and Associated Bulk Carriers (UK)
* As of February 2003 she was owned by Unique Shipping (Hong Kong) Ltd. (Andalusia Shipborking Ltd.) and operated by Associated Bulk Carriers Ltd., Hong Kong

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Clark Carruthers & Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada

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