KAPITAN BETKHER - Saint Petersburg, Russia       Call sign - UAAA     IMO number - 8314457
Owner - Baltic Shipping Company, Russia (Unicom Management Services, Cyprus - manager)

Location - Photographed while she was lying at anchor at Vancouver, British Columbia on Canada's Pacific coast
Photograph Date - 15 August 1992     Photographer - Rick Garcia    Added to archive - 29 Dec 2003     Last updated - 29 Dec 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1983
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - April 1985
  Delivered - August 1985
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Tinita - Vanuatu (????)
  (b) Tinita - Philipines (1989)
  (c) Kapitan Betkher - Russia (1995)
  (d) Kapitan Betkher - Cyprus (3/2002)
  (e) Thor Jasmine - Thailand

  As of December 2003 Thor Jasmine was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 23,981
  Net tonnage - 12,073
  Deadweight tonnage - 36,663
  L.O.A. - 179.91 meters (589'9")
  L.B.P. - 172.02 meters (563'11")
  Width overall - 31.04 meters (101'9")
  Width moulded - 31.01 meters (101'8")
  Draught - 10.584 meters (34'8.5")
  Depth - 15.02 meters (49'3")
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of hatch covers - 5
  Cargo holds total volume - 44,469 m3
  Cargo handling cranes - 4 (25 tonnes)
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Strengthened also for light ice navigation

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Daewoo Shipbuilding & Heavy Machinery Ltd.
  Country - Okpo, Japan
  Hull number - 1006
  Engine builder - Korea Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd.
  Country - Changwon, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Mitsubishi (model 6UEC52L) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 8,600 bhp or 6,326 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & Heavy fuel oil
  Diesel fuel capacity - 240 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 2,358.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 30.5 tonnes/day
  Speed - 14.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudders
  Bow thuster - none
  Generators - 3 x 530kW 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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