FEDERAL WESER - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3EJ9     IMO number - 9229972     Owner - Canada Sun Shipping, Cyprus

Location - Sailing northbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - July 2002
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 16 Mar 2003     Last updated - 16 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - 3 April 2000
  Keel laid - 22 December 2000
  Launched - 23 July 2001
  Delivered - March 2002

  (a) Federal Weser - Cyprus

  As of March 2003 she was still in service as Federal Weser

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 21,300
  Net tonnage -
  Deadweight tonnage - 35,000
  L.O.A. - 199.90 meters
  L.B.P. - 192.00 meters
  Width overall - 23.70 meters
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 10.70 meters
  Depth - 15.30 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Number of hatch covers - 6 (hydraulic)
  Container capacity (total) - none
  Reefer container capacity - none
  Cargo handling cranes - 4 (40 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - New Century Shipbuilding Company
  Country - , China
  Hull number - 00/018
  Engine builder -
  Country - , Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN B&W 6S46MC-C diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 10,686 bhp or 7,860 kW
  Speed -
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 ? hp
  Steering gear -

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..


** Sistership - Federal Ems
** Her hull is strengthened to carry heavy cargoes like iron ore
** 2002 - Federal Weser is owned by the Athena Marine Company Ltd., Cyprus (Canada Sun Shipping Co. Ltd.) and operated by Fednav International, Quebec, Canada. She was specifically designed and built to the maximum allowable dimensions in width and depth for service in the North American Great Lakes System.
** Since February 2002 she has been owned by Canada Sun Shipping and managed by the Athena Marine Company Ltd., Cyprus


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