PANTANASSA - Panama       Call sign - 3FDY8     IMO number - 8513182
Owner/Manager - Punta del Este Shipping Co. Ltd. (Tsakos Shipping & Trading, Greece - manager)

Location - Pantanassa was photographed while she was underway off Holland     Photograph Date - 29 July 2004
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 20 October 2004     Last updated - 20 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - May 1988
  Keel laid - 6 August 1986
  Launched - 29 June 1988
  Delivered - November 1988

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Pacific Bridge - Panama (????)
  (b) Pacific Bridge - Philipines (????)
  (c) Pacific Bridge - Bahamas (7/1991)
  (d) Ganges Delta - Bahamas (11/1991)
  (e) Pioneer - Bahamas (8/1996)
  (f) Merchant Pioneer - Bahamas (10/1997)
  (g) Oceanic Eagle - Panama (9/2000)
  (h) Pantanassa - Panama

  As of October 2004 Pantanassa was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk Carrier
  Gross tonnage - 36,264
  Net tonnage - 23,015
  Deadweight tonnage - 69,763
  L.O.A. - 224.95 meters ( 738' 1" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 215.00 meters ( 705' 5" )
  Width overall - 32.20 meters ( 105' 8" )
  Width moulded - 32.13 meters ( 105' 5" )
  Draught - 13.263 meters ( 40' 3" )
  Depth - 18.30 meters ( 60' 0.5" )
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Cargo hold total volume - 79,420 cubuc m
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes (iron ore)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Imabari Zosen K.K.
  Country - Marugame, Japan
  Hull number - 1152
  Engine builder - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Kobe, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 6RTA62) 6-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 11,000 bhp or 8,091 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & intermediate fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 250.09 tonnes
  Intermediate fuel oil capacity - 2,556.72 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 28.45 tonnes/day
  Speed - 13.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 2 x 480kW & 1 52kW 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..


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