LIELUPE - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELSP3     IMO number - 7605847
Owner - Latvian Shipping Company (Latvijas Kugnieciba), Latvia

Location - Lielupe was photographed while she was discharging crude oil at Europoort in Holland     Photograph Date - 23 August 2001
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 26 December 2001     Last updated - 23 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1976
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - November 1978
  Delivered - July 1979
  Newbuild price -

  (a) Sukhe Bator - U.S.S.R. (1992)
  (b) Lielupe - Latvia (1995)
  (c) Lielupe - Liberia

  As of January 2004 Lielupe was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Crude oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 25,726
  Net tonnage - 11,642
  Deadweight tonnage - 39,870
  L.O.A. - 195.00 meters ( 639' 9" )
  L.B.P. - 181.97 meters ( 597' 0" )
  Width overall - 28.04 meters ( 92' 0" )
  Width moulded - 28.00 meters ( 91' 10" )
  Draught - 12.201 meters ( 40' 0" )
  Depth - 17.80 meters ( 58' 5" )
  Number of cargo tanks - 4 + 4 wing tanks
  Volume of cargo tanks - 46,361 m3
  Number of cargo pumps - 2
  Maximum discharge rate - 4,000 tonnes/hr
  Heating coils - Installed in all tanks
  Maximum cargo temperature - unknown
  Hose handling cranes - 2 (3 tonnes)
  Strengthened for light ice navigation

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Brodogradiliste "3 Maj"
  Country - Rijeka, Yugoslavia
  Hull number - 586
  Engine builder - Tvornica Dizel Motora "3 Maj"
  Country - Rijeka, Yugoslavia
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 6RND90) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 17,400 bhp or 12,799 kW
  Fuel - Diesel fuel & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 2,989.4 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 53.9 tonnes/hour
  Bunker tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 16.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 600kW & 1 x 125kW 380V 50Hz a.c.

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

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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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