PETROAZTECA - Panama       Call sign - 3FCM7     IMO number - 7633117     Owner - Yazici-Resa A.S., Turkey (scrapyard)

Location - Photographed at Aliaga, Turkey awaiting demolition     Photograph Date - 15 May 2002
Photographer - Selim San    Added to archive - 5 Nov 2003     Last updated - 5 Nov 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1977
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - ???
  Delivered - October 1977

  (a) Sun Gas - Panama (1980)
  (b) Columbus - Liberia (1990)
  (c) Varanger - Norway (1997)
  (d) Petroazteca - Panama

  Beached at Aliaga, Turkey on 9 May 2002
  Scrap price - $92.0/ldt ($400,000 U.S.)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Liquified gas tanker
  Gross tonnage - 6,271
  Net tonnage - 1,891
  Deadweight tonnage - 6,159
  L.O.A. - 121.77 meters (399'5")
  L.B.P. - 112.17 meters (368'0")
  Width overall - 19.46 meters (63'10")
  Width moulded - 19.41 meters (63'8")
  Draught - 6.522 meters (21'5")
  Depth - 8.31 meters (27'3")
  Number of cargo tanks - 5
  Number of cargo pumps - 6
  Unloading rate - 1,050 tonnes/hr
  Number of cargo cranes - 2 (? tonnes)
  Cargo tanks volume - 5,124 cubic meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - K.K. Usuki Tekkosho
  Country - Saiki, Japan
  Hull number - 1208
  Engine builder - Kobe Hatsudoki K.K.
  Country - Kobe, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Mitsubishi 6-cyl (model 6UEC52/105D) diesel
  Diesel Oil capacity - 176.0 tonnes
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - 787.0 tonnes
  Horsepower - 6,199 bhp or 4,560 kW
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none

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..


** Her last commercial owner was listed as Pancoast Investments Inc. (P.D. Gram & Co., manager), Panama
** 9 May 2002 Petroazteca was beached at Aliaga, Turkey for demolition

Additional details of her career and demise would be appreciated


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