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Photographer:Gerda & Frederik Plets [View profile]Title:UNION 9Added:Jan 11, 2008
Photo Category: Tugs
Union 9 (Antwerpen)
IMO: 9120188
Call sign: ORKS
Gross tonnage: 398 / Nett tonnage: 119
LxBxDr: 30 x 11 x 4,5m
Bollard Pull: 43 tons
Speed: 12,5 kn
Flag: Belgium
Built: 1997 - Yard: Astilleros Armon No.372 / Navia (Asturias) Spain
Type of tug: Seagoing / Propeller: Voith Schneider
Owner: URS Belgium

Seacanal Brussels-Scheldt, tied up on the stern of tanker Crystal Emerald to assist her on her way to quay Prayon, in Ruisbroek (Belgium)16/11/2007
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Vessel Identification
Name:Sky 401
Former name(s):
- Union 9 (Until 2009 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:398 tons
Summer DWT:256 tons

Additional Information
Class society:China Corporation Shipping Register
Build year:1997
AIS Information
Last known position:
25°9’11.59” N, 121°23’30.68” E
Speed, course:
0kts, 72°
Arrival:30th Nov -0001
00:00:00 UTC
Last update:
1 hour 19 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2012 April 7th, 04:00:17 UTCTaipei-port
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Photo Comments (4)

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Gerda & Frederik Plets on Jan 12, 2008 01:02 (11 years ago)
Thanks for your comment Derek.
It's nice that you like this image, between the bank of the Seacanal and the tower of the church in the backgtound streams the river Rupel, the river is now only used by hardly ever inland vessels that sils to Mechelen and Lier.
Frederik & Gerda :-D
Gerda & Frederik Plets on Jan 12, 2008 00:55 (11 years ago)
It's great that you like our view of this wellknown tug for you from your spotting Sundays at Port of Antwerp. Thanks Marie-Anne.
Frederik & Gerda :-D
DEREK SANDS on Jan 11, 2008 20:00 (11 years ago)
Great shot of the tug and nice background too.
Marie-Anne on Jan 11, 2008 18:48 (11 years ago)
You gave us a very good view on this tug that works on the Antwerp waters.
Thanks Frederik and Gerda.

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