TK BREMEN - Valetta, Malta       Call sign - 9HXQ5     IMO number - 8113487
Owner - Blue Atlantic Shipping Ltd., Malta     Manager - Adriyatik Gemi Isletmeciligi ve Ticaret, Turkey
Operator - Kiran Group of Shipping Companies, Turkey (Kiran Makina ve Gemi Sanayi, Turkey)

Location - TK Bremen was photographed while she was underway off Terneuzen, Holland     Photograph Date - 25 May 2002
Photographer - Douglas Cromby     Added to archive - 14 January 2004     Last updated - 14 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - July 1981
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - June 1982
  Build price - unknown

  (a) Elm - Panama (1995)
  (b) Melinau - Malaysia
  (c) Melinau Satu - Malaysia
  (d) TK Bremen - Malta

  AS of January 2004 TK Bremen was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo & bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 3,992
  Net tonnage - 2,519
  Deadweight tonnage - 6,605
  L.O.A. - 109.05 meters (357'3.5")
  L.B.P. - 101.43 meters (332'6")
  Width overall - 16.41 meters (53'9.5")
  Width moulded - 16.40 meters (53'9")
  Draught - 6.741 meters (22'1")
  Depth - 8.26 meters (27'1")
  Number of cargo holds - 2
  Number of hatch covers - 2
  Volume of cargo holds - 8,086 m3
  Container capacity - none
  Cargo derricks - 4 (20 tonnes)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Daesun Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.
  Country - Pusan, South Korea
  Hull number - 261
  Engine builder - The Hanshin Diesel Works Ltd.
  Country - Akashi, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Hanshin (model 6EL44) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 4,000 bhp or 2,942 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Fuel tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 12.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Generators - 2 x 200 kW

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, TradeWinds & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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