PROJECT ORIENT - Willemstad, Holland       Call sign - PJAG     IMO number - 8012346
Owner - Corva Shipping Company N.V., The Netherlands
Manager - Curacao Corporation Co. N.V., Netherlands Antilles     Operator - Mammoet Shipping BV, The Netherlands

Location - Project Europa was photographed while she was on Lake Ontario approaching the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 17 July 1987     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 12 January 2004     Last updated - 12 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1980
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - December 1980
  Delivered - April 1981
  Build price - unknown

  (a) Project Orient - Netherlands (1991)
  (b) Project Orient - Togo (????)
  (c) Project Orient - Germany (2002)
  (d) Project Femco - Netherlands Antilles

  Beached at Alang, India on 13 August 2003
  Scrap price - $255/ldt or $1.27 million (US)
  Date demolition began - unknown

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Roro, general cargo, heavy lift, container ship
  Gross tonnage - 9,019
  Net tonnage - 4,649
  Deadweight tonnage - 10,434
  L.O.A. - 138.56 meters (454'2.5")
  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
  Reefers capacity - 30 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 - 500 tonnes
  Vehicle storage space - 1,220 m (3,999'2")
  Maximum vehicle height - 4.3 m (14'1")
  Maximum vehicle width - 8.0 m (26'3")
  Number of trailers - 111 (40')
  Construction & farming equipment & locomotives
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Designed for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Schichau-Unterweser AG
  Country - Bremerhaven, West Germany
  Hull number - 2282
  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 - 32.0 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..


** Sold for scrapping in 2003 by Sakhalin Heavy Transport Group "Project Femco" C.V. (Workshops Contractors B.V.), Netherlands Antilles
** Information regarding this ship's activities in recent years would be most appreciated..

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