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Photographer:John Jones [View profile]Title:STAR ARUBAAdded:Aug 26, 2005
Captured:IMO:7221275Hits:966
Photo Category: Vegetable/Edible Oil Tankers
Description:
IMO#7221275
1,151 g.t. built 1972 by VEB Vereinigte Elbe-Werften Boizenburg / Rosslau, Werft Boizenburg as the East German flagged general cargo ship KROPELIN.
Since converted to a vegetable oil tanker and very smartly turned out by Koole TankTransport of Zaandam.
Seen arriving in the Thames from Rotterdam bound for Jurgens Jetty on a stormy 25/8/05.
Vessel Identification
Name:Star Aruba
IMO:7221275
Flag:Netherlands
MMSI:246392000
Callsign:PHUO
Former name(s):
- Kropelin (Until 1992 Oct)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Edible Oil Tanker
Gross tonnage:1,161 tons
Summer DWT:1,515 tons
Length:71 m
Beam:10 m
Draught:3.2 m

Additional Information
Home port:Zaandam
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:1972
AIS Information
Last known position:
51°36’34.45” N, 2°3’52.74” E
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
8.7kts, 72° (63°)
Destination:
Location:Purfleet
Arrival:19th Nov 2017
03:00:11 UTC
Last update:
26 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 November 19th, 03:00:11 UTCPurfleet
2017 November 16th, 23:00:14 UTCRotterdam
2017 November 13th, 22:00:57 UTCErith
2017 November 12th, 11:00:39 UTCHull
2017 November 9th, 16:00:14 UTCRotterdam
2017 November 8th, 04:00:24 UTCHull
2017 November 5th, 21:00:20 UTCRotterdam
2017 November 4th, 11:00:07 UTCHull
2017 November 2nd, 09:00:07 UTCAntwerpen
2017 October 31st, 22:00:01 UTCHull
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Photo Comments (5)

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Matt Ruscher on Aug 28, 2005 02:38 (12 years ago)
beautiful, even if at a distance that came out great
Kent Malo on Aug 26, 2005 23:39 (12 years ago)
She looks better under these colors than the other photo, great job John.
John Jones on Aug 26, 2005 11:10 (12 years ago)
Friendship,
please accept my humblest apologies for the mistake. I just took it from the MaritimeData.com website. I think I'll stop trying to add any information.

Stan,
unfortunately it felt very much like autumn too... I had just been soaked by a hail and thunder storm.
Regards
Jon J.
Stan Muller on Aug 26, 2005 09:33 (12 years ago)
I like the waterwash on the bow.
Good light, dark sky and some wind makes photo's more interesting. Those conditions are comming with the autumn.
friendship on Aug 26, 2005 08:18 (12 years ago)
Please, to the knowledge:
Built with [b]VEB Vereinigte Elbe-Werften Boizenburg / Rosslau, Werft Boizenburg[/b], one also never tolerates VEB Elbe-Werft , Boizenburg/GDR(Y-No.216), however, GmbH- no correct: this there was only after the entry of the GDR to the Federal Republic of Germany!
Launch. 09-06-1972, deliv. at Wismar:
compl. 27-09-1972 to Owner VEB Deutsche Seereederei Rostock., 01-01-1974 new Owner VEB Deutfracht / Seereederei Rostiock / GDR.
Regards friendship
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