SUNSHINE - Panama       Call sign - 3EYV3     IMO number - 8316182     Owner - Ketton Shipping Corporation

Location - Underway in the St. Lawrence River near Montreal, Quebec, Canada     Photograph Date - 9 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 1984
  Launched - December 1992
  Delivered - September 1994

  (a) Sun Pacific - Panama (1990)
  (b) Sunshine - Panama

  As of March 2003 Sunshine is still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 23,410
  Net tonnage - 10,293
  Deadweight tonnage - 36,882
  L.O.A. - 175.44 meters
  L.B.P. - 166.02 meters
  Width overall - 30.03 meters
  Width moulded - 30.01 meters
  Draught - 11.918 meters
  Depth - 16.82 meters
  Number of cargo tanks - 8
  Number of cargo pumps - 4
  Tank volume - 45,813 cubic meters
  Cargo hose cranes 2 (3 tonnes)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Kasado Dock Company Ltd.
  Country - Kudamatsu, Japan
  Hull number - 340
  Engine builder - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Kobe, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6RTA58 diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 11,520 bhp or 8,472 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..


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