MEKHANIK KHMELEVSKIY - Valetta, Malta       Call sign - 9HKG4     IMO number - 8323379
Owner - Khmelevskiy Shipping Ltd. (Novoship U.K.), Malta

Location - Underway in the St. Lawrence River at Vercheres, Quebec, Canada     Photograph Date - 12 April 2002
Photographer - Marc Piche     Added to archive - 20 Apr 2003     Last updated - 20 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - November 1983
  Keel laid -
  Launched - October 1985
  Delivered - August 1986

  (a) Antiparos - Greece (1989)
  (b) Mekhanik Khmelevskiy - Russia (1994)
  (c) Mekhanik Khmelevskiy - Malta (31.3.2003)
  (d) Aristotelis - Malta

  As of April 2003 Aristotelis was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Oil/chemical/molasses tanker
  Gross tonnage - 17,612
  Net tonnage - 11,802
  Deadweight tonnage - 29,990
  L.O.A. - 170.01 meters
  L.B.P. - 160.00 meters
  Width overall - 26.04 meters
  Width moulded - 26.00 meters
  Draught - 10.805 meters
  Depth - 14.61 meters
  Number of cargo tanks - 15
  Number of cargo pumps - 4 (4,000 t/hr)
  Hose handling cranes - 2 (? tonne)
  Cargo tank volume - 38,685 cubic meters
  Also fitted with stern discharge piping

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Kanda Zosensho K.K.
  Country - Kawajiri, Japan
  Hull number - 288
  Engine builder - Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Ltd. (I.H.I.)
  Country - Aioi, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6RTA58 diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 8,100 bhp or 5,958 kW
  Speed - 13.2 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - Standard rudder

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..


** 31 March 2003 Mekhanik Khmelevskiy was sold to Barclay Shipping Ltd., Greece and renamed Aristodelis


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