MAZIL ARAB - Dammam, Saudi Arabia       Call sign - HZLU     IMO number - 7904542
Owner - The Shipping Corporation of Saudi Arabia Ltd.

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Waalsorden, Holland      Photograph Date - 25 August 2000
Photographer - Wim Van Noort    Added to archive - 1 Jan 2004     Last updated - 1 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1976
  Keel laid - 7 January 1970
  Launched - 29 May 1970
  Delivered - July 1979
  Construction cost - 16.750 million (US)

  (a) Leverkusen - Germany (1979)
  (b) Bertram Rickmers - West Germany (1986)
  (c) Trade Candour - Panama (1988)
  (d) Herfah - Panama (1996)
  (e) Fay - Malta (1997)
  (f) Mazin Arab - Saudi Arabia

  As of January 2004 Mazin Arab was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Multi purpose - container/bulk/reefer/liquid
  Gross tonnage - 14,281
  Net tonnage - 9,231
  Deadweight tonnage - 20,376
  L.O.A. - 170.72 meters (559'7.5")
  L.B.P. - 162.19 meters (531'8")
  Width overall - 24.57 meters (80'6")
  Width moulded - 24.50 meters (80'4")
  Draught - 10.688 meters (35'0")
  Depth - 14.50 meters (47'5")
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Number of hatch covers - 6
  Dry cargo holds volume - 27,734 m3
  Liquid cargo capacity - 1,904 m3
  Her cargo tanks are fitted with heating coils
  Maximum cargo temperature - unkown
  Container capacity - 480 (20') or TEU
  Containers on deck - 207 (20')
  Containers in holds - 273 (20')
  Fitted to carry 40' containers on deck also
  20' or 40' reefers can also be carried on deck
  Number of wing hatches - 16
  Number of tween decks - 11
  Cargo cranes - 3(11T)
  Cargo derricks - 2(40T), 10(15T) & 2(10T)

Original hull dimensions (Prior to 1979 rebuild)

  Gross tonnage - 13,073
  Net tonnage - 7,582
  Deadweight tonnage - 16,008
  L.O.A. - 165.39 meters (542'2")
  L.B.P. - 155.12 meters (508'6")
  Width overall - 24.61 meters (80'8")
  Width moulded - 24.52 meters (80'4.5")
  Draught - 10.780 meters (35'4")
  Depth - 14.52 meters (47'7")

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder (Main cargo section) - Howaldswerke Deutsche Werft AG
  Country - Hamburg, Germany
  Hull number - 10
  Year of completion - 1970
  Builder (Aft section) - Bremer Vulkan AG Schiffbau u. Maschinenfabrik
  Country - Bremen, Germany
  Hull number - 1013
  Year of completion - 1979
  Builder (Forward section and cargo hull) - Rickmers Rhederei GmbH Rickmers Werft
  Country - Bremerhaven, Germany
  Hull number - none assigned
  Year of completion - 1979
  Engine builder - Bremer Vulkan AG Schiffbau u. Mascinenfabrik
  Country - Bremen, GErmany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN (model K6SZ70/125) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 12,390 bhp or 9,114 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Bunker tanks fitted with heating coils
  Diesel oil capacity - 290.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,500.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 51.0 tonnes/day
  Speed - 17.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none
  Generators - 3 x 740kW 440V 60Hz a.c.

Original engines (Prior to 1979 rebuild)

  Engine builder - Howaldswerke Deutsche Werft AG
  Country - Kiel, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN (model unknown) 9-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 22,500 bhp or 15,860 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 2,688.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 21.0 knots
  Generators - 3 x 900kW 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..


** This ship was originally built as Leverkusen by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG in Hamburg, Germany for Hapag-Lloyd A.G., Germany
** In 1979 she was apparently extensively rebuilt however it is not known why. The rebuild resulted in a new bow and section and a new stern complete with new engines
** Additional information on her history would be most appreciated


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