WORLD BRIDGE - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - P3PQ8 (2003)     IMO number - 8307210
Owner - Sanko Kisen, Japan (Topaz Line Ltd., Liberia - manager)

Location - Photographed while she was lying at anchor in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Photograph Date - 8 September 1992     Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 28 Dec 2003     Last updated - 28 Dec 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1983
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - May 1984
  Delivered - October 1984
  Construction cost - $13.954 million (US)

  (a) Sanko Topaz - Liberia (1986)
  (b) New Topaz - Liberia (1992)
  (c) World Bridge - Liberia (1992)
  (d) Sea Ripple - Liberia (1999)
  (e) Triada - Cyprus

  As of December 2003 Triada was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Iron ore strengthened bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 23,207
  Net tonnage - 12,834
  Deadweight tonnage - 38,434
  L.O.A. - 189.97 meters (622'9")
  L.B.P. - 180.02 meters (590'1")
  Width overall - 28.45 meters (93'3")
  Width moulded - 28.41 meters (93'2")
  Draught - 11.021 meters (36'2")
  Depth - 15.52 meters (50'11")
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Cargo hold capacity - 45,627 m3
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Cargo cranes - 4(25T)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Koyo Dockyard Company Ltd.
  Country - Mihara, Japan
  Hull number - 1071
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 6L60MC) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 8,651 bhp or 6,363 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Heavy fuel capacity - unknown
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 14.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none
  Generators - 3 x 400kW & 1 x 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..


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