H Whale - IMO 9470040
|Vessel type:||Crude Oil Tanker|
|Gross tonnage:||172,146 tons|
|Summer DWT:||319,869 tons|
|Last known position:|
|33°41’58.84” S, 30°48’43.58” E|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|13.9kts, 64° (62°)|
|Location:||Angra Dos Reis Ord.|
|Arrival:||5th Sep 2016|
|12 days 13 hours ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2016 February 12th, 02:00:19 UTC||Fujairah|
|2016 February 9th, 04:00:30 UTC||Universal Berth 2|
|2015 December 22nd, 06:00:22 UTC||Rotterdam|
|2015 December 22nd, 06:00:09 UTC||Rotterdam|
|2015 December 16th, 07:00:54 UTC||Algeciras||
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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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