PUFFIN - St. John's, Antigua       Call sign - V2QR     IMO number - 9262522
Owner - Harren & Partner Schiffahrts, Germany     Operator/charterer - Canadian Forest Navigation (CANFORNAV), Canada

Location - Photographed while she was upbound in the Welland Canal at Port Weller, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - August 2003      Photographer - Jeff Cameron    Added to archive - 7 Jan 2004     Last updated - 7 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - 17 September 2001
  Keel laid - 18 June 2002
  Launched - 17 October 2002
  Delivered - 16 April 2003
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Puffin - Antigua

  As of January 2004 Puffin was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Iron ore strengthened bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 22,654
  Net tonnage - 12,073
  Deadweight tonnage - 37,641
  L.O.A. - 199.00 meters (652'4.5")
  L.B.P. - 192.00 meters (629'5")
  Width overall - 23.70 meters (77'8")
  Width moulded - 23.70 meters (77'8")
  Draught - 11.27 meters (36'11")
  Depth - 15.30 meters (50'2")
  Number of cargo holds - unknown
  Number of hatch covers - unknown
  Volume of cargo holds - unknown
  Cargo handling cranes - 4 (? tonnes)
  Container capacity - unknown

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Shanghai Shipyard
  Country - ???, China
  Hull number - 195
  Engine builder - unknown
  Country - unknown
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 6S46MC-C) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 10,710 bhp or 7,877 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & intermediate fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Intermediate fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 14.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Generators - unknown

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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