SAFMARINE BATA - Valetta, Malta       Call sign - 9HMU4     IMO number - 8311027
Owner/Manager - Spetses Maritime Company Ltd. (Oceanmaris Management, Greece - manager)
Operator/Charterer - Safmarine Container Lines, Denmark

Location - Safmarine Bata was photographed while she was underway off Holland     Photograph Date - 4 August 2004
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 20 October 2004     Last updated - 20 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - May 1982
  Keel laid - January 1983
  Launched - June 1983 ??
  Delivered - October 1983

  Newbuild price - $8,000,000 US

  (a) L'Abanga - Gabon (10/1994)
  (b) Elise D - Malta (6/2004)
  (c) Safmarine Bata - Malta

  As of October 2004 Safmarine Bata was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo / container ship
  Gross tonnage - 10,100
  Net tonnage - 5,344
  Deadweight tonnage - 12,620
  L.O.A. - 150.17 meters ( 492' 8.5" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 144.43 meters ( 473' 11" )
  Width overall - 21.01 meters ( 68' 11" )
  Width moulded - 21.01 meters ( 68' 11" )
  Draught - 9.051 meters ( 29' 8.5" )
  Depth - 11.51 meters ( 37' 9" )
  Number of cargo holds - 3
  Number of hatch covers - 5
  Number of tween decks - 4
  Cargo hold volume - 16,950 cubuc m
  Total container capacity - 428 TEU
  Containers on deck - 196 TEU
  Containers in holds - 232 TEU
  Also fitted to carry 40 foot containers
  Cargo derricks - 5 (40 tonnes)
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Designed for operation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - VEB Schiffswerft Neptun Rostock
  Country - Rostock, East Germany
  Hull number - 447/1447
  Engine builder - VEB Maschinenbau Halberstadt
  Country - Halberstadt, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN (model K9Z60/105E) 9-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 9,000 bhp or 6,620 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 223.5 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,181.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 36.0 tonnes/day
  Speed - 17.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 4 x 400kW 380V 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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