TRADE NOMAD - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3DJ3     IMO number - 7367550
Owner - Nomadic Navigation Company Ltd. (Trade & Transport Inc., Greece - manager)

Location - Photographed while she was lying at anchor at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Photograph Date - 4 October 1992     Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 28 December 2003     Last updated - 29 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 1972
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - March 1974
  Delivered - August 1974
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Carisle - England (1981)
  (b) Cape Clear - Ireland (1982)
  (c) Avenger - Liberia (1984)
  (d) Lantau Peak - Hong Kong (1989)
  (e) Trade Nomad - Cyprus (1993)
  (f) Peng Cheng - St. Vincent

  Beached at Chittagong, Bangladesh on 31 August 1996
  Scrap price - $198.50/ldt or $3.3 million (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Ore/Bulk/Ore carrier
  Gross tonnage - 43,867
  Net tonnage - 25,101
  Deadweight tonnage - 78,063
  L.O.A. - 236.58 meters (775'6")
  L.B.P. - 226.32 meters (741'11")
  Width overall - 32.31 meters (105'11")
  Width moulded - 32.26 meters (105'9")
  Draught - 14.887 meters (48'9.5")
  Depth - 20.60 meters (67'6")
  Number of cargo holds/tanks - 8
  Number of hatch covers - 12
  Dry cargo capacity - 87,324 m3
  Oil cargo capacity - 89,123 m3
  Her holds were fitted with heating coils
  Cargo handling pumps - 2 (5,000 tonnes/hr)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Brodogradiliste i Tvornica Dizel Motora "Split"
  Country - Split, Yugoslavia
  Hull number - 263
  Engine builder - Tvornica Dizel Motora "Split"
  Country - Split, Yugoslavia
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN (model K7Z86/160F) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 17,500 bhp or 12,872 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Heavy fuel capacity - 4,064.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 61.0 tonnes/day
  Speed - 15 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 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..


** As Carisle she was owned by Tradax Export S.A. until 1978 under Liberian registry
** As Cape Clear she was owned by Galway Shipping Ltd., Ireland
** Avenger Shipping Ltd., Liberia owned the ship under the name Avenger
** Sold by Peng Yang Shipping Co. Ltd. of St. Vincent for scrapping early in 1996
** Peng Cheng arrived at Chittagong Roads, Bangladesh around 27 August 1996 and moved on to the scrapping beaches at Chittagong on 31 August
** She was purchased by Z.N. Enterprise, Bangladesh and work on cutting the hull began on 2 September 1996
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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Bob Burge - England
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