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Photographer:Emmanuel.L [View profile]Title:THE TRANSPORTERAdded:Apr 20, 2017
Captured:April 18, 2017IMO:8619003Hits:354
Location:Valletta, Malta
Photo Category: Port Bunkering and Water Tankers
Description:
sailing in
Vessel Identification
Name:Island Transporter
IMO:8619003
Flag:Cyprus
MMSI:210713000
Callsign:C4KY2
Former name(s):
- Petro Navigator (Until 2006 Apr)
- Lea Wonsild (Until 1997 Jul)
- Lea Terkol (Until 1996 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:1,711 tons
Summer DWT:3,294 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Limassol
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:1988
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (9)

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husni ibrahim nasution on Apr 23, 2017 15:53 (2 months ago)
I think ship no have time to check it.Only sample they can send to lab. We always sent it by courrier as per Master request.and courier always ask MSDS for formalities..
Emmanuel.L on Apr 23, 2017 15:42 (2 months ago)
Good question Piet,surely checks are made,at least I hope so. Maybe Captain Ted will elaborate.
Thanks and regards
Emmanuel.L.(Malta)
pieter melissen on Apr 23, 2017 15:24 (2 months ago)
Captain Ted, I suppose you do also check the quality of what they supply you with...
Emmanuel.L on Apr 21, 2017 04:48 (2 months ago)
The way you described the oil bunking operation Capt.Ted, you gave us landlubbers a deep insight on bunkering.
Thanks and regards.
Emmanuel.L.(Malta)
Captain Ted on Apr 20, 2017 21:13 (2 months ago)
Yes,, and for ships it is always a challenge when bunkering at anchorages. In Gibraltar, if you get will say 1000 tons,,they stop pumping at 9-950 and claiming they pumped already 1000,, then the hackling starts,,20 more and 20 more. Last time when that happened to me in Gibraltar,, I told the bunkering ship,, well guys you needs us to let go your lines that you can go to the next ship for your next monkey business,, they did not want,,,after 4 hrs waiting they "suddenly" discovered that I was correct and they gave us the still 35 ton missing. Bunker business is the biggest crook business in shipping !!!!!
Emmanuel.L on Apr 20, 2017 20:37 (2 months ago)
Bunkering is a very profitable business Piet, and more of these tankers are being converted for this job.
regards
Emmanuel.L.(Malta)
pieter melissen on Apr 20, 2017 14:30 (2 months ago)
Seaway, very correct. Although nowadays modern product tankers are also heavily engaged in the palm oil trade albeit sometimes as a repositioning cargo.
seaway7228 on Apr 20, 2017 13:25 (2 months ago)
or Palm oil.
pieter melissen on Apr 20, 2017 13:06 (2 months ago)
one of the typical cases where wear and tear make the ship no longer suitable (and accepted by the market) to do what she was designed for, i.e. carrying chemicals and white products. She therefore got relegated to the bunker fleet, which does not really require high tech sophisticated ships.
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