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Photographer:nmj [View profile]Title:Nordic PassatAdded:Jan 22, 2017
Captured:December 30, 2016IMO:9229386Hits:2,622
Photo Category: Casualties
Under tow of Salvanguard after a crankcase explosion off the Canaries. Shot taken in western approaches to Strait of Gibraltar, en route to Fos for discharge.
Vessel Identification
Name:Nordic Passat
Flag:Marshall Islands
Former name(s):
- Decathlon (Until 2010 Mar 03)
- Cape Baker (Until 2008 Oct 13)
- Decathlon (Until 2003 Oct)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:84,586 tons
Summer DWT:164,274 tons
Length:274 m
Beam:50 m
Draught:8.6 m

Additional Information
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:2002
AIS Information
Last known position:
1°13’55.56” N, 103°57’46.92” E
Speed, course (heading):
8.4kts, 81° (83°)
Location:Sg Pebgc
Arrival:22nd Oct 2017
22:30:50 UTC
Last update:
22 days 10 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 December 15th, 11:11:59 UTCTest
2017 October 23rd, 01:00:56 UTCSingapore
2017 October 22nd, 22:30:50 UTCSg Pebgc
2017 August 7th, 04:00:06 UTCShanhai
2017 August 1st, 13:00:46 UTCZhoushan
2017 July 1st, 09:00:55 UTCSuez Canal Transit
2017 June 25th, 06:00:23 UTCOpl Malta
2017 June 12th, 11:00:42 UTCOpl Gibraltar
2017 June 8th, 10:30:06 UTCDpsines ,portugal
2017 June 6th, 10:30:29 UTCSines,portugal
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Photo Comments (6)

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nmj on Jan 23, 2017 18:01 (10 months ago)
Thanks, Dennis.
Dennis J. Dubinsky on Jan 23, 2017 15:59 (10 months ago)
Nice shot
Captain Ted on Jan 23, 2017 13:01 (10 months ago)
Could be the ventilation to the crank case area/ oil sump is blocked. Gases build up, something overheats like a bearing and...boom. If it was a explosion
MattyBoy on Jan 22, 2017 21:09 (10 months ago)
A crankcase explosion !! What could have caused that?
nmj on Jan 22, 2017 19:29 (10 months ago)
Thanks, Tomas.
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Jan 22, 2017 18:33 (10 months ago)
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