PROJECT ARABIA - Bremen, Germany       Call sign - DNPW     IMO number - 8100571
Owner - Project Carriers A.G. & Company "Arabia" Schiffahrts K.G., Germany
Manager - Hansa Line A.G., Germany     Operator - Mammoet Shipping BV, The Netherlands

Location - Project Arabia was photographed while she was sailing downbound in the Welland Canal at Thorold, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 2 August 1986     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 12 January 2004     Last updated - 12 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1981
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - November 1981
  Delivered - May 1982
  Build price - unknown

  (a) Project Arabia - Germany (????)
  (b) Project Arabia - The Netherlands (????)
  (c) Project Americas - Togo (????)
  (d) Project Americas - The Netherlands (4 sep 2002)
  (e) Project Workshops - Netherlands Antilles

  As of January 2004 Project Workshops was still active

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Roro, general cargo, heavy lift, container ship
  Gross tonnage - 9,763
  Net tonnage - 5,750
  Deadweight tonnage - 12,800
  L.O.A. - 138.97 meters (455'6.5")
  L.B.P. - 128.91 meters (422'7")
  Width overall - 21.54 meters (70'7")
  Width moulded - 21.51 meters (70'6")
  Draught - 8.640 meters (28'4")
  Depth - 13.01 meters (42'8")
  Number of cargo holds - 1
  Number of hatch covers - 2
  Volume of cargo holds - 15,711 m3
  Container capacity - 454 TEU (20')
  Containers in holds - 248 TEU
  Containers on deck - 206 TEU
  Cargo derricks - 2 (250T) & 4(25T)
  Loading ramp/door - Fitted across entire stern
  Ramp dimensions - 15.5m x 16.5m (50'10" x 54'1")
  Ramp capacity - 400 tonnes
  Total vehicle storage - 1,220 m (3,999'2")
  Maximum vehicle height - 4.3 m (14'1")
  Maximum vehicle width - 8.0 m (26'3")
  Construction & farming equipment & locomotives
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Designed for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Martin Jansen Shipbuilding & Manufacturing
  Country - Leer, West Germany
  Hull number - 164
  Engine builder - Krupp MaK Maschinenbau GmbH
  Country - Kiel, West Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - MaK (model 8M601AK) 8-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 10,000 bhp or 7,355 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 119.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,162.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 22.0 tonnes/day
  Fuel tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 17.75 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Generators - 1 x 520kW, 4 x 252kW 230/400V 50Hz 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, TradeWinds & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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