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Photo Details
Photographer:Gerolf Drebes [View profile]Title:V KerkisAdded:Dec 05, 2011
Captured:June 24, 2011IMO:8029064Hits:5,788
Location:Istanbul, Turkey
Photo Category: Bulkers built 1981-1990
Bahamas flag, built 1982, gross tons 106.771,
Length: 315m,
Beam: 50m,
ex Kerkis 2010,
ex Shin-Hoh 1999
ex shinho Maru 1990,
the largest ship I ever have seen in the Bosphorus, quite old, almost 30 years and very strange design
Vessel Identification
Name:V Kerkis
Former name(s):
- Kerkis (Until 2010 Jul)
- Shin Hoh (Until 1999 May)
- Shinho Maru (Until 1990 Jul)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:106,771 tons
Summer DWT:208,952 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1982
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (7)

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Gerolf Drebes on Dec 13, 2011 20:20 (7 years ago)
Hi all,
thanks a lot for all the nice comments, yes it was a very impressive ship, Ilhan would have loved to see her.
I took the photo from one of the teashops close to Topkapi Palace, in the afternoon on of the best spotting places at the Bosphorus.
Mehmet Avci on Dec 07, 2011 13:41 (7 years ago)
How did you shoot this anyway? Are you living up to the Uskudar?
Adi Man on Dec 06, 2011 19:20 (7 years ago)
Beautiful picture, congratulation !
Hannes van Rijn on Dec 06, 2011 18:22 (7 years ago)
Great shot of this old lady.

Captain Ted on Dec 06, 2011 18:06 (7 years ago)
sure is a great shot,,, you live now in Istanbul Gerolf or only vacation?
Ilhan Kermen on Dec 06, 2011 18:04 (7 years ago)
Hi Gerolf
Great shots
The biggest ship i have ever seen in Istanbul Strait
Felipe Camarao (279.913 dwt/337 mt).1982

V.Kerkis carrying coal between Ukraine and China
best regards

Chris Howell on Dec 06, 2011 09:26 (7 years ago)
Very impressive photo !
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