MOSCOW UNIVERSITY - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELWE8     IMO number - 9166417
Owner - Fancy Maritime S.A. (Novoship Novorossiysk, Russia) Manager/operator - Novoship (UK) Ltd., United Kingdon

Location - Photographed while she was underway off Holland      Photograph Date - 12 April 2003
Photographer - Wim Van Noort    Added to archive - 4 Jan 2004     Last updated - 4 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - February 1997
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - 15 December 1998
  Delivered - 26 March 1999
  Construction cost - $40.260 million (US)

  (a) Moscow University - Liberia

  As of January 2004 Moscow University was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Crude oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 56,076
  Net tonnage - 32,748
  Deadweight tonnage - 106,521
  L.O.A. - 243.00 meters (796'5.5")
  L.B.P. - 233.00 meters (763'9")
  Width overall - 42.03 meters (137.9")
  Width moulded - 42.00 meters (137'8")
  Draught - 14.752 meters (48'4")
  Depth - 20.70 meters (67'10")
  Number of cargo tanks - 12
  Total volume of cargo tanks - 113,477 m3
  Cargo tanks fitted with heating coils
  Maximum cargo temperature - unknown
  Number of cargo pumps - 3
  Maximum discharge rate - 7,500 tonnes/hr
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - NKK Corporation
  Country - Tsu, Japan
  Hull number - 185
  Engine builder - Diesels United Ltd.
  Country - Aioi, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 6RTA58T) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 16,314 bhp or 12,000 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 250.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 3,000.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 45 tonnes/day
  Bunker tanks fitted with heating coils
  Speed - 15.1 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Generators - 3 x 640kW 450V 60Hz a.c.

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