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Photographer:Captain Peter [View profile]Title:GREEN SELJEAdded:Jan 08, 2008
Captured:IMO:8804529Hits:728
Location:Santa Marta, Colombia
Photo Category: Reefers built 1980 onwards
Description:
Santa Marta (Colombia)

8 jan 2008
Vessel Identification
Name:Green Selje
IMO:8804529
Flag:Bahamas
MMSI:308541000
Callsign:C6IB5
Former name(s):
- Erikson Crystal (Until 2002 Nov)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Reefer
Gross tonnage:5,084 tons
Summer DWT:6,120 tons
Length:109 m
Beam:18 m
Draught:6.8 m

Additional Information
Home port:Nassau
Class society:Lloyd´s Shipping Register
Build year:1989
AIS Information
Last known position:
55°26’49.6” N, 15°14’10.88” E
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
12.6kts, 273° (270°)
Destination:
Location:Skagen
Arrival:19th Aug 2017
09:00:52 UTC
Last update:
54 minutes 24 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 July 31st, 18:00:25 UTCTbc
2017 July 30th, 12:00:04 UTCGothenburg
2017 July 23rd, 08:00:15 UTCSt.petersburg
2017 July 11th, 05:30:04 UTCThorshavn
2017 May 13th, 15:00:00 UTCSanta Eugenia.spain
2017 March 30th, 18:00:11 UTCAbidjan
2017 March 30th, 18:00:04 UTCAbidjan
2017 March 18th, 19:59:38 UTCDuola Cameroon
2017 March 7th, 15:00:46 UTCLas Palmas
2017 February 22nd, 19:50:36 UTCIjmuiden
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Photo Comments (2)

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Captain Peter on Jan 08, 2008 21:09 (9 years ago)
no, this is not the reason.
Ammonium Nitrate is transported at normal ambient temperature.
The reason why it is frequently carried by reefer ships is that for those ships after discharging in Europe special reefer cargo is not always available.
so after discharging in e.g. Russia they proceed to Sweden in order to load that stuff. It's better than nothing, i.e. proceeding in ballast to the Caribbean.

I have made myself several such Ammonium Nitrate trips when I was still on a reefer.
Either we got fish from Holland to West Africa, and if not, they tried this Ammonium Nitrate.

brgds
Captain Peter
Allan RO on Jan 08, 2008 20:10 (9 years ago)
Hi Captain

May be it's a safety issue. In addition to being a fertilizer, ammonium nitrate can be a major ingredient of terrorist bombs so perhaps it is thought safer to ship it chilled.

Allan
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