TYCOON - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELXG8     IMO number - 7921174
Owner/Manager - Tycoon Navigation S.A. (Cavo Doro Navigation Inc., manager)

Location - Tycoon was photographed while she was underway off Morgan's Point in Harris County, Texas on Galveston Bay
Photograph Date - 19 April 2000     Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 27 September 2004     Last updated - 27 September 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - September 1979
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - January 1980
  Delivered - April 1980

  Newbuild price - US $21,927,000

  (a) Enard Hope - Liberia (1986)
  (b) Anito - Liberia (1987)
  (c) Anito - Liberia (1989)
  (d) Bandak - Norway (1999)
  (e) Tycoon - Liberia (5/2000)
  (f) Horizo - Liberia (3/2004)
  (g) Venus - Liberia

  As of September 2004 Venus was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Iron ore strengthened bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 35,957
  Net tonnage - 19,165
  Deadweight tonnage - 62,023
  L.O.A. - 224.01 meters ( 735' 0" )
  L.B.P. - 214.03 meters ( 702' 3" )
  Width overall - 32.26 meters ( 105' 10" )
  Width moulded - 32.21 meters ( 105' 8" )
  Draught - 12.350 meters ( 40' 6" )
  Depth - 17.70 meters ( 58' 1" )
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Dimensions - 6 - 14.2m x 10.4m & 1 - 6.7m x 14.4m
  Dry cargo capacity - 64,070 m3
  Water ballast capacity - unknown
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes (iron ore)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Nippon Kokan K.K. - Tsurumi Shipyard
  Country - Yokohama, Japan
  Hull number - T975
  Engine builder - Nippon Kokan K.K. - Tsurumi Works
  Country - Yokohama, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Pielstick (model 10PC4V-570) 10-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 15,000 bhp or 11,033 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 218.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 3,605.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 45.0 tonnes/day
  Heating coils - Installed in fuel bunkers
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 2 x 570kW & 1 x 480kW 440V 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..


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