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Photographer:Manuel HernŠndez Lafuente [View profile]Title:SICHEM CAMARONAdded:Dec 14, 2006
Captured:December 14, 2006IMO:8030269Hits:639
Location:Valencia, Spain
Photo Category: Chemical and Product Tankers
Berthed at Turia Norte quay, Valencia Port on 14/12/2006.
Call Sign : A8JB6
Gross tonnage : 4.658, DWT : 7.650
Year of build : 1983
Flag : Liberia
Dimensions : 112,22 x 19,18 x 7,26 m
Liquid capacity : 8.097 m≥, Pumps : 14 total 1.440 t/h
Main engine : B&W 5L45GFCA _ Bhp.: 4.833, Kw.: 3.604, Service speed : 15 Kn
Shipbuilder : T. Ruiz de Velasco, S.A. - Bilbao (ESP). Yard No. 156
Name of ship : SICHEM CAMARON, 2005/08.
Former names : Metilo, 1983/05. Camaron, 2003/06.
Later name : GRANBA, 2007/11.
The ship on voyage from Tuticorin to Kakinada (IND), carrying a cargo of sulphuric acid, suffered leakage of acid from cargo
to ballast tanks and required assistance approaching the Sri Lanka coast off Trincomalee on 06/04/2009. The crew abandoned ship.
In recognition of environmental risks to the Sri Lankan waters and coastline, the Sri Lanka Navy towed the listing tanker to deep sea pending salvage investigation.
GRANBA sank the night of 08/04/2009, 80 nautical miles away from Trincomalee (LKA), while she was towed.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Sichem Camaron (Until 2007 Nov)
- Camaron (Until 2005 Aug)
- Metilo (Until 2003 Jun)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Oil/chemical Tanker
Gross tonnage:4,658 tons
Summer DWT:7,650 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1983
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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