HEA - St. John's, Antigua       Call sign - V2QN     IMO number - 8116972
Owner - Zirkel Verwaltungsges mbH, Germany (Antigua flag)

Location - Photographed while at anchor on Lake Ontario off Port Weller piers and the entrance to the Welland Canal in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 10 August 2002     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 15 January 2004     Last updated - 15 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - July 1981
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - August 1982
  Delivered - November 1982
  Newbuild price - $12.245 million (US)

  (a) Fossnes - Liberia (1987)
  (b) Sun Jay - Liberia (1987)
  (c) Sun King - Cyprus (1990)
  (d) Fanling - England (1995)
  (e) Fanling - Hong Kong (1998)
  (f) Hea - Antigua (10/2002)
  (g) Ahmad-S - Syria

  As of January 2004 Ahmad-S was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 8,300
  Net tonnage - 4,296
  Deadweight tonnage - 12,078
  L.O.A. - 129.32 meters (423'11")
  L.B.P. - 121.14 meters (397'1")
  Width overall - 20.35 meters (66'8.5")
  Width moulded - 20.01 meters (65'7")
  Draught - 8.419 meters (27'7")
  Depth - 11.21 meters (36'9")
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Volume of cargo holds - 15,035 m3
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Cargo cranes - 2 (15 tonnes)
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Miho Shipyard Co. Ltd.
  Country - Shimizu, Japan
  Hull number - 1210
  Engine builder - Nippon Kokan K.K. - Tsurumi Works
  Country - Yokohama, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Pielstick (model 9PC2-5L-400) 9-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 5,850 bhp or 4,303 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Fuel tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 14.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Generators - 2 x 420kW 440V 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
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