SOLANO - Panama       Call sign - HPJU     IMO number - 7705790
Owner - International Transport Solano Inc., Netherlands     Manager - ITC Management BV, Netherlands

Location - Solano was photographed while she was underway possibly in Holland ??
Photograph Date - Summer 1999     Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 21 May 2004     Last updated - 21 May 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1977
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - June 1977
  Delivered - September 1977
  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Solano - Panama

  She has sailed as Solano for her entire career so far

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Deep sea salvage tug
  Gross tonnage - 978
  Net tonnage - 293
  Deadweight tonnage - 908
  L.O.A. - 55.0 meters ( 180' 5" )
  L.B.P. - 50.02 meters ( 164' 1" )
  Width overall - 11.23 meters ( 36' 10" )
  Width moulded - 11.21 meters ( 36' 9" )
  Draught - 4.601 meters ( 15' 1" )
  Depth - 5.21 meters ( 17' 1" )
  Number of towing winches - unknown
  Towing winch capacity - unknown
  Bollard pull - 110 tonnes
  Also fitted with fire fighting water nozzles

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Matsuura Tekko Zosen K.K.
  Country - Higashino, Japan
  Hull number - 263
  Engine builder - Fuji Diesel Co. Ltd.
  Country - Tateyama, Japan
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Fuji (model 16V27.5-G) 16-cyl diesels
  Horsepower - 8,200 bhp or 6,031 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 935.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 30.5 tonnes/day
  Bunker tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 14.5 knots
  Propellers - 2 fixed pitch propellers
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 240kW 445V 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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