TK ROTTERDAM - Valetta, Malta       Call sign - 9HAO7     IMO number - 9045613
Owner - Moon Maritime Ltd., Malta     Manager - Adriyatik Gemi Isletmeciligi ve Ticaret, Turkey
Operator - Kiran Group of Shipping Companies, Turkey (Kiran Makina ve Gemi Sanayi, Turkey)

Location - TK Rotterdam was photographed while she was entering the harbour at HAmilton, Ontario, Canada to discharge steel products
Photograph Date - 26 September 1999     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 14 January 2004     Last updated - 14 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1999
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - June 2001
  Build price - unknown

  (a) Gaiesti - Turkey (2001)
  (b) TK Rotterdam - Malta

  AS of January 2004 TK Rotterdam was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo, bulk, container carrier
  Gross tonnage - 6,036
  Net tonnage - 3,522
  Deadweight tonnage - 8,749
  L.O.A. - 130.86 meters (428'11.5")
  L.B.P. - 121.20 meters (397'4")
  Width overall - 17.70 meters (58'0")
  Width moulded - 17.62 meters (57'9")
  Draught - 8.07 meters (26'5.5")
  Depth - 10.20 meters (33'5")
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Volume of cargo holds - 11,094 m3
  Container capacity - 106 TEU (20')
  Containers in holds - 78 TEU
  Containers on deck - 28 TEU
  Reefers capacity - none
  Cargo cranes - 4 (5 tonnes)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Santierul Naval Braila S.A.
  Country - Galatz, Romania
  Hull number - 1300
  Engine builder - Resita ???
  Country - ???
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - MAN (model K6SZ52/105CL) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 6,150 bhp or 4,524 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 - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Generators - unknown

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..


** Gaiesti was originally built for Bogaici Denizcilik Sanayi ve Ticaret, Turkey. The name TK Rotterdam was applied shortly before she entered service

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