HARBOR BREEZE - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELJU3     IMO number - 8408014
Owner - Nikkai Marine, Japan (Ally Shipping S.A., Liberia - manager)

Location - Photographed while she was lying at anchor at Vancouver, British Columbia on Canada's Pacific coast
Photograph Date - 27 September 1992     Photographer - Rick Garcia    Added to archive - 29 Dec 2003     Last updated - 29 Dec 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - October 1983
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - May 1984
  Delivered - July 1984
  Construction cost - $43.3 million (US)

  (a) Orange Bridge - Panama (1988)
  (b) Harbor Breeze - Panama (1990)
  (c) Harbor Breeze - Liberia (1994)
  (d) Twilight Success - Liberia (6/1996)
  (e) Natcha Naree - Thailand (10/1996)
  (f) Twilight Success - Liberia (12/1996)
  (g) Natcha Naree - Thailand

  As of December 2003 Natcha Naree was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 13,720
  Net tonnage - 8,026
  Deadweight tonnage - 23,593
  L.O.A. - 155.82 meters (510'9")
  L.B.P. - 148.00 meters (485'2")
  Width overall - 24.60 meters (80'8")
  Width moulded - 24.60 meters (80'8")
  Draught - 9.987 meters (32'9")
  Depth - 13.60 meters (44'7")
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Cargo holds total volume - 28,284 m3
  Cargo handling cranes - 4 (25 tonnes)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - K.K. Uwajima Zosensho
  Country - Uwajima, Japan
  Hull number - 2351
  Engine builder - Akasaka Tekkosho K.K. (Akasaka Diesels Ltd.)
  Country - Yaizu, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Mitsubishi (model 6UEC52L) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 6,950 bhp or 5,112 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & Heavy fuel oil
  Diesel fuel capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 14.25 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudders
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Generators - 2 x 400kW 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
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