SUN - Majuro, Marshall Islands       Call sign - V7CJ7     IMO number - 8705618     Owner - Power Management, Greece

Location - Underway in the St. Lawrence River near Contrecouer, Quebec, Canada     Photograph Date - 8 August 2002
Photographer - Marc Piche     Added to archive - 24 Mar 2003     Last updated - 27 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1987
  Keel laid - June 1992
  Launched - December 1992
  Delivered - September 1994

  (a) Andrea - Liberia (1994)
  (b) Andrea - Malta (2000)
  (c) Sun - Marshall Islands

  As of March 2003 Sun is still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 18,094
  Net tonnage - 11,636
  Deadweight tonnage - 29,815
  L.O.A. - 174.83 meters
  L.B.P. - 162.00 meters
  Width overall - 26.03 meters
  Width moulded - 26.00 meters
  Draught - 11.00 meters
  Depth - 14.60 meters
  Number of cargo tanks - 21
  Number of cargo pumps - 4
  Tank volume - 38,544 cubic meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Varna Shipyard JSC
  Country - Varna, Bulgaria
  Hull number - 355
  Engine builder - H. Cegielski Zaklady Przemyslu Metalowego
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6RTA58 diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 11,393 bhp or 8,380 kW
  Speed - 14.75 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear -

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..


** December 1999 - Sun was apparently involved in some kind of accident - Details ???
** February 2000 - She returned to service


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