FORMOSA TWO - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELBD6     IMO number - 8002030     Owner - Formosa Plastics Marine Corporation

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - 1 June 1996    
Photographer - Ron Brown - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 17 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - January 1981
  Launched - April 1981
  Delivered - August 1981

  (a) Formosa Two - Liberia

  As of February 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Chemical Tanker
  Gross tonnage - 17,560
  Net tonnage - 7,898
  Deadweight tonnage - 31,407
  L.O.A. - 176.78 meters
  L.B.P. - 167.00 meters
  Width overall - 27.8 meters
  Width moulded - 27.8 meters
  Draught - 10.52 meters
  Depth - 14.00 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Nippon Kokan K.K.
  Country - Shimizu, Japan
  Hull number - 388
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuiliding Company Ltd., Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - B&W 8L55GFCA diesel
  Horsepower - 12,000 bhp (8,827 kW)
  Speed - 15.53 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* Formosa Two has operated under this name since her construction for the Formosa Plastics Transport Corporation (Formosa Plastics Marine Corp., manager)

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

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