SALAH ALDEEN - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates       Call sign - A6MI     IMO number - 7612565     Owner - United Arab Shipping Company, Kuwait

Location - Photographed while she was underway off Terneuzen, Holland     Photograph Date - 26 May 2002    
Photographer - Douglas Cromby     Added to archive - 17 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Building started - June 1977
  Keel laid - January 1978
  Launched - May 1977
  Delivered - July 1977

  (a) Salah Aldeen - Kuwait (1987)
  (b) Trident Energy - Bahrain (1991)
  (c) Sea Emperor - Bahrain (1992)
  (d) Salah Aldeen - Bahrain (1993)
  (e) Salah Aldeen - United Arab Emirates

  As of February 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - "Kuwait" class general cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 15,455
  Net tonnage - 8,799
  Deadweight tonnage - 23,740
  L.O.A. - 175.27 meters
  L.B.P. - 167.65 meters
  Width overall - 23.42 meters
  Width moulded - 23.36 meters
  Draught - 10.38 meters
  Depth - 14.20 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Govan Shipbuilders Ltd.
  Country - Glasgow, Scotland
  Hull number - 235
  Engine builder - J.G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock, Scotland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - B&W 6K74EF diesel
  Horsepower - 12,500 bhp (9,195 kW)
  Speed - 16 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* Her hull was strengthened so that she could carry heavy cargoes
* Salah Aldeen has been owned and operated by the United Arab Shipping Company since her construction

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada

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