IRMA - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - ?     IMO number - 9180396     Owner - Polska Zegluga Morska, Poland (POLSTEAM)

Location - Photographed while sailing northbound in the Welland Canal at Port Weller, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 2 June 2002
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 23 Feb 2003     Last updated - 23 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - 14 October 1997
  Keel laid - September 1999
  Launched - November 1999
  Delivered - 28 February 2000

  (a) Irma - Cyprus

  As of February 2003 she is still in service as Irma for PZM, Poland (Irma Navigation Ltd.)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 21,387
  Net tonnage - 11,629
  Deadweight tonnage - 34,946
  L.O.A. - 199.90 meters
  L.B.P. - 191.00 meters
  Width overall - 23.60 meters
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 10.65 meters
  Depth - 15.30 meters
  Container capacity - none
  Reefer container capacity - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company Ltd., Chiba Works
  Country - Ichihara, Japan
  Hull number - 1470
  Engine builder - Mitsui, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN B&W 5S50MC-C diesel
  Horsepower - 10,741 bhp or 7,900 kW
  Speed - 15 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - 1 bow thruster ?hp
  Cranes - 3 - 30 tonne capacity

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* 14 April 2002 - Entered the Great Lakes (St. Lambert lock) with steel products from Holland for Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
* 16 May 2002 - Entered the Great Lakes with steel products from Holland for Cleveland, Ohio and Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.A.
* She departed the Great Lakes with wheat from Duluth, Minnestoa
* 12 July 2002 - Entered the Great Lakes with steel products from Holland for Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
* 23 August 2002 - Entered the Great Lakes with steel products from Holland for Cleveland, Ohio and Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.A.
* She departed the Great Lakes with wheat from Duluth, Minnestoa
* 17 October 2002 - Entered the Great Lakes with steel products from Holland for Cleveland, Ohio and Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.A.
* She departed the Great Lakes with soybeans from Duluth, Minnestoa

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Rene Beauchamp - Montreal, Quebec

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