FOUR STARS - Nassau, Bahamas       Call sign - C6KZ7     IMO number - 8225010     Owner - Four Stars Shipping L.L.C.

Location - Unknown     Photograph Date - 18 October 1997    
Photographer - Unknown - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 16 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Construction began - March 1983
  Keel laid - August 1983
  Launched - December 1983
  Delivered - April 1984

  (a) Philipine Obo 2 - Philipines (1988)
  (b) Nor-Obo 2 - Panama (1989)
  (c) Obo Condor - Sweden (1990)
  (d) Front Condor - Sweden (1992)
  (e) Protank Condor - Liberia (1992)
  (f) Protank Condor - Bahamas (1996)
  (g) Four Stars - Bahamas

  Four Stars was still operational as of Feb 2003

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Ore/Bulk/Oil Carrier
  Gross tonnage - 32,612
  Net tonnage - 19,195
  Deadweight tonnage - 54,500
  L.O.A. - 206.86 meters
  L.B.P. - 200.00 meters
  Width overall - 32.28 meters
  Width moulded - 32.24 meters
  Draught - 12.65 meters
  Depth - 17.38 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Uddevallavervet AB
  Country - Uddevalla, Sweden
  Hull number - 328
  Engine builder - Uddevallavervet AB, Sweden
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - B&W 6L80GFCA diesel
  Horsepower - 15,800 bhp (11,622 kW)
  Speed - 15.25 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* Her hull is strengthened for heavy iron ore cargoes as well as other bulk commodities and various grades of crude oil
* 1984 until 1989 - Owned by Philipines Transmarine, Philipines
* 1989 until 1990 - Owned by Uddevalla Shipping, Sweden
* 1990 until 1992 - Owned by Frontline Shipping, Sweden
* 1992 until 1996 - Owned by Acomarit Services
* In 1996 she was opwned by Seatankers Corporation, Bahamas for a short time
* Since 1996 she has been owned by Premuda SpA, Italy (Four Stars Shipping LLC)

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

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