KEMIRA - Ussikaupunki, Finland       Call sign - OINR     IMO number - 7907635
Owner - Kemira Chemicals Oy, Finland (FG-shipping Oy Ab, Finland - manager)

Location - Photographed while she was underway approaching Europoort, Holland
Photograph Date - 21 April 2003     Photographer - Wim Van Noort    Added to archive - 29 Dec 2003     Last updated - 29 Dec 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1979
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - August 1980
  Delivered - June 1981
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Kemira - Finland

  She has sailed as Kemira for her entire career thus far
  As of December 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo & chemical tanker
  Gross tonnage - 5,582
  Net tonnage - 2,257
  Deadweight tonnage - 8,145
  L.O.A. - 112.71 meters (369'5.5")
  L.B.P. - 106.51 meters (349'2")
  Width overall - 17.51 meters (57'5")
  Width moulded - 17.51 meters (57'5")
  Draught - 8.230 meters (27'0")
  Depth - 10.52 meters (34'6")
  Number of cargo tanks - 6
  Cargo tanks total volume - 3,072 m3
  Number of discharge pumps - 6
  Liquid discharge rate - 396 tonnes/hr
  Number of cargo holds - 2 (midship)
  Number of hatch covers - 2
  Volume of dry holds - 5,512 m3
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Kleven Mek. Verksted AS
  Country - Ulsteinvik, Norway
  Hull number - 34
  Engine builder - Oy Wartsila Ab
  Country - Turku/Abo, Finland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 8ZL40/48) 8-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 3,150 bhp or 2,317 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & Heavy fuel oil
  Diesel fuel capacity - 86.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 480 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 18 tonnes/day
  Speed - 14.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudders
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Stern thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Generators - 3 x 510kW 380V 50Hz 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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