MATE ZALKA - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3RK6     IMO number - 7391381
Owner - Latvian Shipping Company (Latvijas Kugnieciba), Latvia

Location - Mate Zalka was photographed while she was underway in the St. Lawrence River near Vercheres, Quebec, Canada     Photograph Date - 26 April 2003
Photographer - Marc Piche     Added to archive - 23 January 2004     Last updated - 23 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1972
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - September 1975
  Delivered - May 1976
  Newbuild price -

  (a) Mate Zalka - U.S.S.R. (1992)
  (b) Mate Zalka - Latvia (1995)
  (c) Mate Zalka - Cyprus (5/2003)
  (d) Mate Zalka - Liberia

  Arrived at Chittagong, Bangladesh early in October 2003
  Beached for demolition on 10 October 2003
  Scrap price - $231.50/ldt or $2.6 million (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Crude oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 25,679
  Net tonnage - 11,642
  Deadweight tonnage - 40,030
  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 - 12.220 meters ( 40' 1" )
  Depth - 17.80 meters ( 58' 5" )
  Number of cargo tanks - 4 + 4 wing tanks
  Volume of cargo tanks - 45,562 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 ice navigation (Ice class 1B)
  Swedish and Finnish ice classification

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Brodogradiliste "3 Maj"
  Country - Rijeka, Yugoslavia
  Hull number - 568
  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 100kW 400V 50Hz a.c.

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