LOWLANDS PATRASCHE - Panama       Call sign - H9UI     IMO number - 9233442
Owner/Operator - Patrasche Shipping Inc., Hong Kong / Libera Corporation, Japan

Location - Photographed while discharging raw cane sugar at Sorel, Quebec, Canada     Photograph Date - 14 January 2003
Photographer - Rene Beauchamp     Added to archive - 28 Febraury 2003     Last updated - 5 November 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 2000
  Keel laid - 20 September 2001
  Launched - 20 November 2001
  Delivered - January 2002

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Lowlands Patrasche - Panama (10/2003)
  (b) Lowlands Patrasche - Hong Kong

  As of November 2004 she was still in service as Lowlands Patrasche

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Geared Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 28,553
  Net tonnage - 17,978
  Deadweight tonnage - 51,104
  L.O.A. - 189.00 meters ( 620' 1" )
  L.B.P. - 182.00 meters ( 597' 2" )
  Width overall - 32.25 meters ( 105' 10" )
  Width moulded - 32.25 meters (105' 10" )
  Draught - 11.917 meters ( 39' 1" )
  Depth - 16.67 meters ( 54' 8.5" )
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Liquid cargo capacity - 64,000 cubic meters
  Number of hatch covers - 5
  Cargo handling cranes - 4 x 30 tonnes
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes (iron ore)

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Oshima Shipbuilding Company Ltd.
  Country - Oshima, Japan
  Hull number - 10311
  Engine builder - Kawaski Heavy Industries
  Country - Japan
  Number of engines - 1 diesel engine
  Engine type - B&W (model 6S50MC-C) 6-cylinder
  Horsepower - 10,400 bhp or 7,650 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 14.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - unknown

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..


** 28 October 2004 - She arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia in ballast from Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). She loaded barley at Port Adelaide then sailed to Port Giles (another South Australian Port) where she topped off her cargo before sailing in early November for Mizushima, Japan with a total load of about 44,000 tonnes on board. - Thanks Capt. Martin Price (Marine Pilot)


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Canada, Capt. Martin Price - Australia

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