SEAWHEEL HUMBER - London, England       Call sign - GBBZ     IMO number - 7804065
Owner/Operator - Callaghan Overseas Ltd. (Jay Management, Greece - manager) / Seawheel, England

Location - Libra Chile was photographed while she was underway off Holland     Photograph Date - 1 August 2004
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 28 October 2004     Last updated - 28 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1978
  Keel laid - 22 December 1978
  Launched - 6 April 1979
  Delivered - October 1979

  Newbuild price - US $15,679,000

  (a) Baltic Eagle - England (1992)
  (b) Baltic Eagle - Isle of Man (2/2002)
  (c) Olympic Star - England (8/2002)
  (d) Seawheel Humber - England

  As of October 2004 Seawheel Humber was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Ro/ro, container & passenger ship
  Gross tonnage - 14,738
  Net tonnage - 4,421
  Deadweight tonnage - 9,450
  L.O.A. - 137.12 meters ( 449' 11" )
  L.B.P. - 126.78 meters ( 415' 11.5" )
  Width overall - 26.01 meters ( 85' 5" )
  Width moulded - 23.00 meters ( 75' 5.5" )
  Draught - 8.214 meters ( 26' 11.5" )
  Depth - 15.91 meters ( 52' 2.5" )
  Number of cargo holds - 1 compartment
  Total internal cargo volume - 26,771 m3
  Number of passengers - 12
  2 stern doors/ramps - 10.3 meters x 6.6 meters
  Ramp working load - 200 tonnes
  Total lane storage - 1,403 meters
  Maximum vehicle width - 3 meters
  Maximum vehicle height - 6.5 meters
  Number of trailers/cars - 112 / 580
  Number of decks - 2
  Total container capacity - 354 TEU
  Containers in holds - 52 TEU
  Containers above deck (ro/ro) - 188 TEU
  Containers on deck - 114 TEU
  Reefer container capacity - 40 TEU
  Also fitted to carry 40 foot containers
  Strengthened for service in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Rauma-Repola Oy
  Country - Rauma, Finland
  Hull number - 258
  Engine builder - Stork-Werkspoor Diesels B.V.
  Country - Amsterdam, Holland
  Number of engines - 2 diesel engine
  Engine type - Werkspoor (model 9TM410) 9-cylinder
  Horsepower - 13,000 hp or 9,562 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 113.5 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 508.5 tonnes
  Fuel tank heating coils - Fitted in all bunkers
  Rate of consumption - 46.5 tonnes/day
  Speed - 18.0 knots
  Propellers - 2 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 variable pitch (? hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 752kW 400V 50Hz a.c.

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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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