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Photo Details
Photographer:lappino [View profile]Title:HEIMDALAdded:Mar 12, 2016
Captured:March 12, 2016IMO:8207393Hits:2,232
Location:Busan, Korea (South)
Photo Category: Cable and Pipelayers
Description:
Departing Gamcheon port, Busan, after repairs at Orient shipyard.
Vessel Identification
Name:Heimdal
IMO:8207393
Flag:Marshall Islands
MMSI:538002126
Callsign:V7GL8
Former name(s):
- Mercandian Admiral Ii (Until 1989 Sep)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Cable Layer
Gross tonnage:10,471 tons
Summer DWT:6,204 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Majuro
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1983
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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rd77 on Jan 10, 2017 09:11 (10 months ago)
Beached Alang 4/1/'17 as per GMS report.
rd77 on Jan 03, 2017 08:44 (10 months ago)
Hi Vlad and Jadran,

The refit doesn't seem to have done much for the career of this vessel, as she arrived off Alang for breaking on 30/12/'16 as per GMS report dated 30/12/'16.
lappino on Mar 13, 2016 08:30 (1 year ago)
Thanks for your comment, Jadran!

I remember Kraka, devil's ship that did everything in her power to try to destroy "Viktor Lenac"... :)
"Heimdal" was anchored off Masan for quite some time in 2013, and did not look to well. But now, after spending about a month at Orient shipyard in Busan, she looks decisively better. Marinetraffic lists her owners as "Seacor Offshore", and has other info pretty up to date, so I believe it...

Pozz

Vlado
jadran on Mar 13, 2016 08:20 (1 year ago)
Hi Vlad,
I wonder if she is still in service for the interests of ALCATEL (the orderer of this conversion from Ro/Ro vessel to Cable layer vessel ).

Identical conversion project was undergoing at shipyard Viktor Lenac, Rijeka beginning 2000s,, the KRAKA,, but never completed.......

... btw, a brilliant photograph of this optical-cable layer, Vlad !
best regards from Rijeka,
jadran
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