H Whale - IMO 9470040
|Vessel type:||Crude Oil Tanker|
|Gross tonnage:||172,146 tons|
|Summer DWT:||319,869 tons|
|Last known position:|
|26°55’42.48” N, 50°1’59.04” E|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|2.1kts, 347° (0°)|
|Arrival:||25th May 2015|
|19 days 9 hours ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2015 May 25th, 16:15:32 UTC||Singapore|
|2015 May 8th, 16:15:13 UTC||Cao Fei Dian .|
|2015 April 2nd, 21:00:29 UTC||Fujairah|
|2015 March 20th, 21:00:43 UTC||Singapore|
|2015 February 11th, 22:00:36 UTC||Quaiboe Nigeria|
|2015 January 4th, 14:50:28 UTC||Qingadao China.|
|2014 December 23rd, 13:30:08 UTC||Singapore Johor||
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I wrote OBO, but see now that this is the Photo Category. |
and for the record they are/were ore/oil carriers and not OBO's. |
"Is it usual to have such cranes on OBOs"
No, but Nobu Su thought it would be a good idea. It wasn't and the ships were overpriced white elephants. Now under new ownership, these ships will be converted to straight VLCCs - with no cranes.
Is it usual to have such cranes on OBOs?? |
The IMO number of the H Wale is:9470040
It is quite amazing how quickly Hyundai has produced this series of ships, starting with A Whale in early 2010 and running through B, C, D, E, F, G and now H Whale. |
That was the A WHALE, the first ship of the series. |
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Isn't this the vessel with which that shipowner was going to sweep-up all the oil spilt in the Gulf of Mexico recently? |
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