FEDERAL SAGUENAY - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - D5GK     IMO number - 7703584
Owner - Federal Pacific (Liberia) Ltd., Liberia     Manager - Ubem S.A., Belgium     Operator - FedNav Ltd., Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Location - Federal Saguenay was photographed while she was transitting upbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 16 October 1989     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 15 January 2004     Last updated - 15 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1977
  Keel laid - October 1977
  Launched - May 1978
  Delivered - September 1978
  Build price - unknown

  (a) Federal Saguenay - Liberia (????)
  (b) Federal Saguenay - Belgium (????)
  (c) Federal Saguenay - Liberia (1995)
  (d) Federal Calliope - Greece (1999)
  (e) Calliope - Greece (8/2000)
  (f) Alexander K - Lebanon

  As of January 2004 Alexander K was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Iron ore strengthened bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 16,985
  Net tonnage - 11,465
  Deadweight tonnage - 30,353
  L.O.A. - 188.68 meters ( 618' 6" )
  L.B.P. - 182.79 meters ( 599' 2" )
  Width overall - 23.19 meters ( 76' 0" )
  Width moulded - 23.08 meters ( 75' 8" )
  Draught - 9.976 meters ( 32' 8.5" )
  Depth - 14.36 meters ( 47' 1" )
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Volume of cargo holds - 35,909 m3
  Number of hatch covers - 5
  Cargo cranes - 2(25T) & 2(20T)
  Water ballast capacity - 14,953 tonnes
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Hull rated at Ice class 1

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 3077
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 7K62EF) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 10,400 bhp or 7,650 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 220.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,613.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Fuel tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 550kW 450V 60Hz a.c.

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 - TradeWinds - Norway

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