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Photographer:nmj [View profile]Title:Nordic PassatAdded:Jan 22, 2017
Captured:December 30, 2016IMO:9229386Hits:2,094
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:15.5 m

Additional Information
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:2002
AIS Information
Last known position:
35°15’48.6” N, 17°51’56.16” E
Speed, course (heading):
000.9kts, 139° (243°)
Location:Port Said,egypt
Arrival:3rd Apr 2017
09:00:26 UTC
Last update:
27 days 0 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 April 3rd, 09:00:26 UTCPort Said,egypt
2017 March 30th, 11:00:24 UTCMalta Opl
2017 March 15th, 21:00:23 UTCKlaipeda,lithuania
2017 March 7th, 06:00:15 UTCGibraltar
2017 January 16th, 12:00:22 UTCCadiz Sp
2017 January 7th, 08:00:02 UTCFos,france
2016 December 31st, 21:30:12 UTCSgpr Pebgc
2016 December 22nd, 05:00:35 UTCTbn
2016 November 17th, 22:00:53 UTCGibraltar
2016 November 8th, 06:00:39 UTCThessaloniki
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Photo Comments (6)

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nmj on Jan 23, 2017 18:01 (3 months ago)
Thanks, Dennis.
Dennis J. Dubinsky on Jan 23, 2017 15:59 (3 months ago)
Nice shot
Captain Ted on Jan 23, 2017 13:01 (3 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 (3 months ago)
A crankcase explosion !! What could have caused that?
nmj on Jan 22, 2017 19:29 (3 months ago)
Thanks, Tomas.
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Jan 22, 2017 18:33 (3 months ago)
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