FEDERAL SCHELDE - Antwerpen, Belgium       Call sign - ONAL     IMO number - 7600689
Owner - Federal Pacific (Liberia) Ltd., Liberia     Manager - Belcan N.V., Belgium     Operator FedNav Ltd., Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Location - Federal Schelde was photographed while she was secured alongside the T.W.T. docks in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A. (Lake Erie)
Photograph Date - September 1984     Photographer - Jim Hoffman     Added to archive - 15 Mar 2003     Last updated - 16 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1976
  Keel laid - December 1976
  Launched - May 1977
  Delivered - August 1977

  Newbuild price - $15 million (US)

  (a) Federal Schelde - Belgium (19??)
  (b) Federal Schelde - Liberia (1994)
  (c) Trias - Greece

  Scrapped at Gadani Beach Pakistan
  Arrived on 1 December 2000
  Scrap price - $180.00/ldt or $1.63 million (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 22,734
  Net tonnage - 13,049
  Deadweight tonnage - 35,630
  L.O.A. - 222.49 meters ( 729' 9" )
  L.B.P. - 216.75 meters ( 710' 11" )
  Width overall - 23.22 meters ( 76' 0" )
  Width moulded - 23.14 meters ( 75' 10" )
  Draught - 9.72 meters ( 31' 10" )
  Depth - 14.36 meters ( 47' 1" )
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Volume of cargo holds - 43,949 cubic meters
  Number of hatch covers - 7 (McGregor hydraulic)
  Container capacity (total) - unknown
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 3053
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 7K62EF) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 10,400 bhp or 7,649 kW
  Fuel - Diesel fuel & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 220 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,583 tonnes
  Consumption - unknown
  Fuel bunker heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 14 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (1,000 hp)
  Steering gear - Cort steering nozzle
  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..


** Her hull was strengthened to carry heavier cargoes like iron ore. Holds #2, 4 & 6 could be empty or filled with lighter cargoes
** As Trias she was owned by Trias Maritime, Greece and managed by Tomazos Shipping, Greece
** She was sold late in 2000 by Tomazos Shipping Co. Ltd., Greece (Trias Maritime Co. Ltd) for scrapping in Pakistan


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