IRVING PRIMROSE - Bridgetown, Barbados       Call sign - 8POI     IMO number - 9133850
Owner - Irving Oil Ltd., Canada (Norbulk Shipping U.K. Ltd., England - manager)

Location - Photographed while she was underway sailing inbound at Europoort, Holland (Tug name unknown)
Photograph Date - 23 September 2000     Photographer - Wim Van Noort    Added to archive - 29 Dec 2003     Last updated - 29 Dec 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - July 1995
  Keel laid - November 1996
  Launched - April 1997
  Delivered - June 1997
  Construction cost - $91 million (US)

  (a) Irving Primrose - Barbados (4 Dec 2002)
  (b) Tantramar - Liberia

  As of December 2003 Tantramar was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Crude oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 163,720
  Net tonnage - 97,469
  Deadweight tonnage - 300,955
  L.O.A. - 340.00 meters (1,114'6")
  L.B.P. - 328.00 meters (1,075'2")
  Width overall - 56.04 meters (183'8")
  Width moulded - 56.00 meters (183'6")
  Draught - 22.528 meters (73'10")
  Depth - 31.80 meters (104'3")
  Number of cargo tanks - 15
  Number of cargo pumps - 3
  Liquid cargo capacity - 333,213 m3
  Discharge rate - 15,000 tonnes/hr
  Cargo tanks are fitted with heating coils
  Hose cranes - 2 (5T)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Nagasaki, Japan
  Hull number - 2118
  Engine builder - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - ??, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Mitsubishi (model 7UEC85LS11) 7-cyl diesels
  Horsepower - 31,997 bhp or 23,536 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil
  Heavy fuel capacity - 6,814.0 tonnes
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - 81.6 tonnes/day
  Speed - 15.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Generators - 1 x 1,075kW & 3 x 1,000kW 450V 60 Hz ac

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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