TURMOIL - Singapore       Call sign - 9VGL     IMO number - 8705565
Owner - Black Shipping Pte. Ltd., Singapore     Manager - Transpetrol-ITM Norway AS, Norway     Operator - Transpetrol Services NV, Belgium

Location - Turmoil was photographed while she was underway off Calshot, England     Photograph Date - 5 May 2002
Photographer - Douglas Cromby     Added to archive - 15 January 2004     Last updated - 15 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - August 1987
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - June 1988
  Delivered - September 1988
  Build price - $15 million (US)

  (a) Turmoil - Singapore

  As of January 2004 Turmoil was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Petroleum products tanker
  Gross tonnage - 22,847
  Net tonnage - 12,864
  Deadweight tonnage - 39,872
  L.O.A. - 185.90 meters (609'5")
  L.B.P. - 177.00 meters (580'2.5")
  Width overall - 27.46 meters (90'0")
  Width moulded - 27.43 meters (89'11")
  Draught - 12.121 meters (39'9")
  Depth - 17.00 meters (55'9")
  Number of cargo tanks - 8
  Cargo tanks total volume - 44,273 m3
  Number of cargo pumps - 4
  Maximum rate of discharge - 4,000 tonnes/hr
  Hose handling crane - 1 (5 tonne ?)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 497
  Engine builder - Hyundai Engine & Machinery Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 5S50MC) 5-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 8,500 bhp or 6,252 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 - 14.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 500kW 450V 60Hz a.c.

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..


** Turmoil was chartered for the 2004 shipping season for $13,700 per day - The charterer is unknown

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

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