TULOMA - Valetta, Malta       Call sign - 9HNA3     IMO number - 8123731     Owner - Breeze Navigation Ltd.

Location - Photographed while discharging sugar at Sorel, Quebec, Canada     Photograph Date - 7 January 2003
Photographer - Rene Beauchamp     Added to archive - 28 Feb 2003     Last updated - 8 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - July 1982
  Keel laid - March 1982
  Launched - December 1982
  Delivered - May 1984

  (a) Solta - Yugoslavia (1992)
  (b) Solta - Malta (1998)
  (c) Solta - Croatia (2000)
  (d) Solta - Malta (9/2002)
  (e) Tuloma - Malta

  As of March 2003 she is still in service as Tuloma

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 18,259
  Net tonnage - 9,405
  Deadweight tonnage - 29,662
  L.O.A. - 189.59 meters
  L.B.P. - 189.02 meters
  Width overall - 22.84 meters
  Width moulded - 22.80 meters
  Draught - 10.82 meters
  Depth - 15.19 meters
  Container capacity (on deck) - 144 TEU
  Container capacity (in holds) - 426 TEU
  Reefer container capacity - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Brodogradiliste "Spilt"
  Country - Split, Yugoslavia
  Hull number - 319
  Engine builder - Tvornica Dizel Motora "Split", Yugoslavia
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN K5SZ70/150CL diesel
  Horsepower - 11,225 bhp or 8,257 kW
  Speed - 15.75 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none
  Cranes - 3, 22 tonnes each

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* 1984 until 1995 - Owned by Jadranska Slobodna Plovidba, Yugoslavia (then Crotaia) as Solta
* She entered service and sailed for a short time without her cranes. They were installed sometime in 1985
* Her hull was strengthened for navigation through light ice conditions
* 1995 until September of 2002 she was owned by Jadroplov International Maritime Transport, Croatia as Solta
* 2002 - As Tuloma she was owned by Jadroplov International Maritime Transport (Breeze Navigation Ltd.) and she was managed by Koma Shipping Service Ltd., Russia

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

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