KOA SPIRIT - Nassau, Bahamas       Call sign - C6QP4     IMO number - 9171838
Owner - Dr. Peters GmbH & Co. KG, Germany (Bona Shipholding Ltd) Manager/Operator - Teekay Shipping (Canada) Ltd., B.C., Canada

Location - Photographed while she was underway approaching Europoort, Holland
Photograph Date - 18 April 2003     Photographer - Wim Van Noort    Added to archive - 29 Dec 2003     Last updated - 29 Dec 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 1997
  Keel laid - December 1998
  Launched - April 1999
  Delivered - May 1999
  Construction cost - $43.3 million (US)

  (a) Bona Verity - Liberia (6/1999)
  (b) Bona Verity - Bahamas (7/1999)
  (a) Koa Spirit - Bahamas

  As of December 2003 Koa Spirit was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Crude oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 62,619
  Net tonnage - 33,072
  Deadweight tonnage - 113,334
  L.O.A. - 253.00 meters (829'4")
  L.B.P. - 238.00 meters (780'2")
  Width overall - 44.00 meters (144'3")
  Width moulded - 44.00 meters (144'3")
  Draught - 14.60 meters (47'10")
  Depth - 19.20 meters (69'11")
  Number of cargo tanks - 12
  Cargo tanks total volume - 128,500 m3
  Number of discharge pumps - 3
  Maximum discharge rate - 8,400 tonnes/hr

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Koje, South Korea
  Hull number - 1235
  Engine builder - Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Changwon, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 6S60MC-C) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 16,400 bhp or 12,063 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & Heavy fuel oil
  Diesel fuel capacity - 172.6 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 3,036.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 52.7 tonnes/day
  Speed - 14.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudders
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Generators - 3 x 835kW 220/440V 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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