PETROSENI - Galatz, Romania       Call sign - YQAO     IMO number - 6703264
Owner - Cukurova Celik Endustrisi A.S., Aliaga, Turkey - scrapyard

Location - Photographed while lying beached at Aliaga, Turkey awaiting demolition     Photograph Date - 6 August 1998
Photographer - Selim San    Added to archive - 23 Nov 2003     Last updated - 23 Nov 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - July 1965
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - January 1966
  Delivered - July 1968

  (a) Petroseni - Romania

  Newbuild price - unknown
  She served as Petroseni for her whole career
  Arrived at Aliaga, Turkey on 5 August 1998

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Iron ore/bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 9,557
  Net tonnage - 2,971
  Deadweight tonnage - 12,500
  L.O.A. - 148.72 meters (478'6")
  L.B.P. - 140.75 meters (461'4")
  Width overall - 19.77 meters (64'10")
  Width moulded - 19.75 meters (64'10")
  Draught - 7.930 meters (26'0")
  Depth - 10.70 meters (35'1")
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of hatch covers - 5 (steel)
  Cargo hold volume - 7,773 cubic meters
  Her hull is strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Strengthened for light ice navigation

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Santierul Naval S.A. Galatz
  Country - Galati, Romania
  Hull number - 570
  Engine builder - "H. Cegielski" Z.P.M.
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6-cyl (6RD68) diesel
  Horsepower - 7,200 bhp or 5,296 kW
  Diesel Oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - 1,814.5 tonnes
  Fuel consumption - ?? tonnes per day
  Speed - 12.5 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..


** In 1997 she was sold by Compania de Navigatie Maritime PETROMIN S.A., to Oge A.S. in Aliaga, Turkey for scrapping
** She arrived in tow at Aliaga on 5 August 1998 however she had been resold to Cukurova Celik Endustrisi A.S. for breaking


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