FEDERAL OSHIMA - Hong Kong       Call sign - VRVY8     IMO number - 9200330     Owner - Federal Oceans Ltd., Canada

Location - Photographed while she was southbound in the Welland Canal at Thorold, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 22 April 2001
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 25 Mar 2003     Last updated - 28 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - 18 September 1997
  Keel laid - March 1999
  Launched - June 1999
  Delivered - 30 September 1999

  (a) Federal Oshima - Hong Kong

  As of March 2003 Federal Oshima is still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk Carrier

  Gross tonnage - 35,750
  Net tonnage - 20,659
  Deadweight tonnage - 12,019
  L.O.A. - 199.99 meters
  L.B.P. - 191.93 meters
  Width overall - 23.76 meters
  Width moulded - 23.76 meters
  Draught - 10.75 meters
  Depth - 14.85 meters (36'5")
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Number of hatch covers - 6
  Cargo cranes - 3 (30 tonne)
  Cargo hold volume - 42,289 cubic meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Oshima Shipyard
  Country - Oshima, Japan
  Hull number - 10260
  Engine builder - Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN B&W 6S46MC-C diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & Diesel oil
  Horsepower - 10,719 bhp or 7,883 kW
  Speed - 14 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (1,019 hp)
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


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