YELLOW AMBER - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3II3     IMO number - 7632747
Owner - Seamove Shipping Ltd., Cyprus (H. Glahr & Company G.m.b.H. & Co. K.G., Germany - manager)

Location - Photographed from an overhead bridge while she was underway at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Photograph Date - 7 November 1992     Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 28 Dec 2003     Last updated - 28 Dec 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - November 1976
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - October 1977
  Delivered - January 1978
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Wilmona - Liberia (1988)
  (b) Jelita - Singapore (1989)
  (c) Yellow Amber - Cyprus (1995)
  (d) Amber - Cyprus

  As of December 2003 Amber was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk cargo and vehicle carrier
  Gross tonnage - 35,047
  Net tonnage - 24,640
  Deadweight tonnage - 63,787
  L.O.A. - 224.82 meters (736'11.5")
  L.B.P. - 214.99 meters (704'9")
  Width overall - 32.19 meters (105'6")
  Width moulded - 32.01 meters (104'11")
  Draught - 13.753 meters (45'1")
  Depth - 19.61 meters (64'3")
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Number of hatch covers - 6
  Cargo holds volume - 70,791 m3
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes
  Fitted to carry vehicles - number unknown
  Loading ramps - 1 (port) 2 (starboard)
  Number of tween decks - unknown
  Cargo cranes - 3 (15 tonnes)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Nagasaki, Japan
  Hull number - N1828
  Engine builder - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Kobe, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 7RND76M) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 16,800 bhp or 12,357 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Heavy fuel capacity - 2,977 tonnes
  Diesel oil capacity - 267.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 56.0 tonnes/day
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none
  Generators - 3 x 750kW, 440 V, 60 Hz 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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