SKS TANA - Bergen, Norway       Call sign - LAZ14     IMO number - 9116967
Owner/Manager - SKS Obo Holdings Ltd., Norway (V. Ships Norway AS, manager)

Location - SKS Tana was photographed while she was underway off Morgan's Point in Harris County, Texas on Galveston Bay
Photograph Date - 16 April 2000     Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 17 October 2004     Last updated - 17 October 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1994
  Keel laid - January 1996
  Launched - April 1996
  Delivered - June 1996

  Newbuild price - US $48,500,000

  (a) SKS Tana - Norway (1996)
  (b) SKS Tana - England (1997)
  (c) SKS Tana - Norway

  As of October 2004 SKS Tana was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Ore/Bulk/Oil carrier
  Gross tonnage - 63,515
  Net tonnage - 30,821
  Deadweight tonnage - 109,906
  L.O.A. - 243.61 meters ( 799' 3" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 234.00 meters ( 767' 9" )
  Width overall - 42.03 meters ( 137' 11" )
  Width moulded - 42.00 meters ( 137' 10" )
  Draught - 15.723 meters ( 51' 7" )
  Depth - 23.20 meters ( 76' 1.5" )
  Number of cargo holds/tanks - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Dry cargo capacity - 122,043 m3
  Number of cargo pumps - 7
  Liquid cargo capacity - 121,038 m3 (761,304 bbls US)
  Total rate of discharge - 12,600 tonnes/hour
  Cargo hose crane - 1 ( 15 tonnes )
  Cargo tank heating coils - In all tanks
  Minimum cargo temperature - unknown
  Maximum cargo temperature - 68 degrees C
  Strengthened for carrying hgeavy cargoes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 955
  Engine builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 5S70MC) 5-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 19,100 bhp or 14,049 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 229.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 3,529.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 53.0 tonnes/day
  Speed - 14.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 2 x 900kW & 1 x 700kW 450V 60Hz 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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