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Photographer:Tom Turner [View profile]Title:TWINKLE EXPRESSAdded:Apr 30, 2007
Photo Category: Chemical and Product Tankers
Twinkle Express. Seen here in New York, USA. April, 2007. Recently shot by Matt Ruscher as well.
Vessel Identification
Name:Twinkle Star
Flag:Marshall Islands
Former name(s):
- Twinkle Express (Until 2013 Nov)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:27,969 tons
Summer DWT:45,750 tons
Length:180 m
Beam:32 m
Draught:10.7 m

Additional Information
Home port:Majuro
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:2006
AIS Information
Last known position:
7°52’36.78” N, 14°34’25.44” W
Speed, course (heading):
11.9kts, 130° (128°)
Arrival:27th Nov 2018
03:00:21 UTC
Last update:
23 days 19 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 22nd, 06:00:04 UTCSao Luis
2018 September 3rd, 04:18:02 UTCAmsterdam
2018 August 28th, 20:00:58 UTCGibraltar
2018 June 21st, 15:00:00 UTCFor Orders
2018 May 17th, 06:00:51 UTCParanagua
2018 April 15th, 18:00:48 UTCFor Orders
2018 March 9th, 08:00:43 UTCQuintero,chille
2018 February 27th, 10:42:43 UTCCristobal
2017 December 25th, 12:00:45 UTCPanama
2017 December 4th, 12:00:45 UTCNew York
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Photo Comments (4)

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mtpat10 on Jul 28, 2007 17:24 (11 years ago)
TWINKLE EXPRESS (27,969 / 2006) Tanker

IDNo: 9363780
Date of completion: 3.06
Flag: PAN
Tons: 27969
DWT: 45700
Length overall: 179.8
LPP: 171.0
Beam: 32.5
Builder: Minami-Nippon
Yard No: 689
Location of yard: Usuki
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1D-14.5
Owner as Completed: Ocean Transit Carrier S.A., Panama
Ref: Miramar Ship Index
Matt Ruscher on Apr 30, 2007 02:47 (11 years ago)
yeah these handymax and handysize ships often run charter contracts to discharge a certain amount. often times they dont have or dont bring the larger tankers to discharge it all in one trip like the larger panamax, aframax and the seldom suezmax ones you are lucky to catch. as always keep them comin tom
Tom Turner on Apr 30, 2007 02:15 (11 years ago)
Yeah, I wonder. Don't know though. What does happen in NY, is I see over and over, many of these tankers come in by TWO by company. Its like clockwork.
Matt Ruscher on Apr 30, 2007 02:13 (11 years ago)
nice catch tom, curiouse if this was a split load with when i caught her at conoco phillips in east boston.
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