SLOVENIJA - Valetta, Malta       Call sign - 9HNU3     IMO number - 7920455     Owner - Ege Gemi Sokum A.S., Aliaga, Turkey (scrapyard)

Location - Photographed at Aliaga, Turkey awaiting demolition     Photograph Date - 2 January 2000
Photographer - Selim San    Added to archive - 6 Nov 2003     Last updated - 6 Nov 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - May 1980
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - August 1980
  Delivered - December 1980

  (a) Slovenija - Rijeka, Yugoslavia (1989)
  (b) Slovenija - Croatia (????)
  (c) Slovenija - Malta

  Arrived in tow at Aliaga, Turkey on 29 December 1999
  Scrap price - unknown

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo vessel
  Gross tonnage - 10,812
  Net tonnage - 6,055
  Deadweight tonnage - 14,425
  L.O.A. - 156.85 meters (514'8")
  L.B.P. - 146.64 meters (481'1")
  Width overall - 21.85 meters (71'8")
  Width moulded - 21.81 meters (71'7")
  Draught - 9.238 meters (30'4")
  Depth - 11.92 meters (39'1")
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of hatch covers - 8 (steel)
  Number of tween decks - 7
  Cargo hold volume - 16,723 cu.m
  Insulated cargo capacity - 780 cu.m
  Liquid cargo tank capacity - 685 cu.m
  Container capacity - 307 TEU
  179 in the holds and 128 above deck
  She's also fitted to carry 40' containers
  Number of cranes - 1 (5 tonne)
  Number of derricks - 1(80T), 3(22T), 8(5-10T)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - VEB Warnowwerft Warnemuende
  Country - Warnemuende, East Germany
  Hull number - 420
  The hull was strengthened for light ice navigation
  Engine builder - VEB Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock (DMR)
  Country - Rostock, East Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN 8-cyl (K8Z70/120E) diesel
  Diesel Oil capacity - 234.0 tonnes
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - 1,454 tonnes
  Consumption - 39.5 tonnes per day
  Horsepower - 11,355 bhp or 8,352 kW
  Speed - 16.75 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none

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..


** In 1999 the Croatia Line went bankrupt and many of their ships ended up being arrested in various ports around the world. Slovenija was apparently idle for some time prior to her sale for scrap at Zadar, Yugoslavia.
** 29 December 1999 - She arrived off Aliaga, Turkey under tow and was beached for demolition
** She arrived with her name still on her bow but by the time the picture above was teken several days later it had been painted out.


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