IRAN MAHALLATI - Bandar Abbas, Iran       Call sign - EPCR     IMO number - 7428823     Owner - Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines

Location - Photographed while she was underway off Terneuzen, Holland     Photograph Date - 28 May 2002    
Photographer - Douglas Cromby     Added to archive - 17 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - October 1977
  Launched - January 1978
  Delivered - June 1978

  (a) Strathewe - England (1982)
  (b) Lindenbels - Greece (1988)
  (c) Iran Mahallati - Iran

  As of February 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 13,914
  Net tonnage - 7,254
  Deadweight tonnage - 16,4641
  L.O.A. - 169.83 meters
  L.B.P. - 157.94 meters
  Width overall - 23.22 meters
  Width moulded - 23.18 meters
  Draught - 9.78 meters
  Depth - 13.34 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Stocznia Gdanska im. Lenina
  Country - Gdansk, Poland
  Hull number - B466/03
  Engine builder - H. Cegielski Zaklady Przemyslu Metalowego - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Sulzer 8RND68 diesel
  Horsepower - 13,200 bhp (9,708 kW)
  Speed - 18 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, managers, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* Her hull was strengthened so that she could carry heavy cargoes
* 1978 until 1982 she was owned by the Strick Line Ltd., London, England (P&O General Cargo division, manager)
* 1982 until 1988 she was owned by the Sealift Company Ltd., Greece (Sea Traders S.A., manager)
* Since 1988 she has operated for the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Company as Iran Mahallati

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

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