YICK WING - Panama       Call sign - 3FIR     IMO number - 8029428
Owner/Manager - Hong Fat Shipping Inc., China (COSCO (Hong Kong) Shipping Company Ltd., China - manager)

Location - Yick Wing was photographed while she was underway off Morgan's Point in Harris County, Texas on Galveston Bay
Photograph Date - 14 April 2000     Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 28 September 2004     Last updated - 28 September 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - December 1980
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - April 1982
  Delivered - July 1982

  Newbuild price - $21,647,000 US

  (a) Yick Ying - Panama

  As of September 2004 Yick Wing was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Geared bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 24,550
  Net tonnage - 13,104
  Deadweight tonnage - 42,943
  L.O.A. - 189.80 meters ( 622' 9" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 180.02 meters ( 590' 8" )
  Width overall - 31.25 meters ( 102' 6" )
  Width moulded - 31.21 meters ( 102' 5" )
  Draught - 11.323 meters ( 37' 2" )
  Depth - 16.01 meters ( 52' 6" )
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of hatch covers - 5
  Dimensions - 1 - 15.4m x 12.0m & 4 - 18.4m x 12.0m)   Cargo capacity - 48,490 m3 (approx 1,376,029 bushels US)
  Cargo cranes - 5 - 15 tonne
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Sanoyasu Dockyard Company Ltd.
  Country - Mizushima, Japan
  Hull number - 1045
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 6L67GFCA) 6-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 13,100 bhp or 9,636 kW
  Maximum RPM - 123
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 500kW

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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