HAI SOON 29 - IMO 9072733
|Photographer:||Patalavaca [View profile]||Title:||HAI SOON 29||Added:||Jan 08, 2017|
|Captured:||November 09, 2016||IMO:||9072733||Hits:||988|
|Location:||Las Palmas, Canary Islands|
||Chemical and Product Tankers|
|09/11/2016, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
First sea trials after undergoing main engine repairs following drydocking at Zamakona's RepNaval repair yard.
A Singapore owned bunker vessel - used for refuelling trawlers at sea- the company operate several such ships in the North Atlantic.
Built in 1993 by Murakami Hide, Hakata, Japan (348)
1,593 g.t. and 3,309 dwt., as:
'Ryosei Maru' to 1993,
Kirishima Maru No.2' to 2009 &
'Hai Soon 29' since.
Several more photos in an album:
|Vessel type:||Oil Products Tanker|
|Gross tonnage:||1,993 tons|
|Summer DWT:||3,309 tons|
|Last known position:|
|4°19’56.45” N, 2°54’21.11” W|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|8.5kts, 282° (272°)|
|Arrival:||4th Jun 2017|
|1 month 1 day ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2017 June 4th, 10:00:12 UTC||Abidjan|
|2016 April 17th, 08:00:31 UTC||Las Palmas|
|2015 November 18th, 14:00:41 UTC||Las Palmas|
|2015 October 23rd, 09:00:04 UTC||High Sea|
|2015 September 8th, 07:00:29 UTC||Las Palmas|
|2015 July 13th, 06:00:09 UTC||High Sea|
|2015 July 6th, 06:00:56 UTC||Las Palmas|
|2013 November 9th, 09:00:55 UTC||Opl Sharjah|
|2013 March 19th, 00:00:38 UTC||Sharjah|
|2012 August 15th, 07:30:59 UTC||Ebg;s'pore||
© Lars Staal
© Darren Round
Photo Comments (13)
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Thanks Rick, for explaining. |
Hi Trygve, I guess the green tarpaulins are covering various equipment for ship to ship bunker transfers. Maybe hoses on reels, oil spill response equipment or rubber fenders.
I can't say for sure, but it's most likely.
Sometimes the trawlers are bunkered at sea by trailing a floating hose from the ship's stern to the trawler (when it is too rough to go alongside each other).
If you look very closely at full screen, you can see an oil cargo valve manifold between the three men on the starboard side of the poop, & the man 'hiding' in the doorway. This manifold faces aft and could be used for the ship to ship in-line bunkering.
Time was when all product tankers had an aft facing loading/discharge line on the poop (stern) and could be used for Mediterranean moors (i.e. stern-to the berth) and at some remoter ports, such as in the pacific islands. I worked on several ships thus.
Hi Husni, vessel was sailing and had a tug on the bow to help her turn out of the berth. The tug was nearly as big as the tanker!
See here: http://tinyurl.com/h5bc3vo
There is always a pilot on board for each & every port movement.
Hi Jens, thanks for the comment. There are a few 'Hai Soons' operating in the area, along with mainland Chinese, Russian & South Korean bunkering tankers. Always something different (sometimes wildly different) in the Port!
They mseem permanent - on all the pics back to 2011 |
Interesting picture. But I wonder what is the function of the green parpaulin arrangements very visible ? Permanent or temp.? |
Hi Rick, a very nice catch. And thanks for the explanation. While correcting a ship's name and adding an IMO number ;-) on two other photos I was wondering what a Singapore-flagged bunker vessel was doing in Las Palmas...
no tug for berthing?how about Pilot? tks n rgds |
Hi Rick. Nice and interesting shot. Looks like new after drydocking. Nice colors and really good quality.
Congratulations my friend.
Ahaha, you are too kind Jadran. Thanks for your comment.
Back to LP (Las Palmas/Low Pressure?) soon!
INDEED GREAT RICK !!!
Actually I mean >>> the photo is great.... but knowing you personally, you are a *great* person, also, Rick !!
Cheers my friend from Felixstowe (and sometimes Las Palmas),
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Hi Volker, light ship, propeller just immersed and main engine refurbished!
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