ZIEMIA GORNOSLASKA - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - A8DP3     IMO number - 8418734
Owner - Ziemia Two Ltd. Operator/Manager - Polska Zegluga Morska, Poland

Location - Ziemia Gornoslaska was photographed while she was sailing upbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 6 April 2004     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 28 May 2004     Last updated - 28 May 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - October 1984
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - August 1988
  Delivered - October 1990

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Ziemia Gornoslaska - Poland (1991)
  (b) Lake Charles - Marshall Islands (2003)
  (c) Ziemia Gornoslaska - Marshall Islands (2004)
  (d) Ziemia Gornoslaska - Liberia

  As of May 2004 Ziemia Gornoslaska was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk Carrier
  Gross tonnage - 17,427
  Net tonnage - 9,415
  Deadweight tonnage - 26,209
  L.O.A. - 180.17 meters ( 590' 11.5" )
  L.B.P. - 171.81 meters ( 563' 6.4" )
  Width overall - 23.09 meters ( 75' 9" )
  Width moulded - 23.09 meters ( 75' 9" )
  Draught - 9.885 meters ( 32' 5" )
  Depth - 13.88 meters ( 45' 6" )
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Volume of holds - 34,954 m3
  Number of hatch covers - 5
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Designed for service in light ice conditions
  Cargo cranes - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Turkiye Gemi Sanayii A.S.
  Country - Pendik, Turkey
  Hull number - 014
  Engine builder - H. Cegielski Zaklady Przemyslu Metalowego
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 4RTA58) 4-cyl diesels
  Horsepower - 6,662 bhp or 4,900 kW
  Fuel - Diesel fuel & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel fuel oil capacity - 130 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,035 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 24.5 tonnes/day
  Speed - 14.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 504kW 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 & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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