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Photographer:Les bateaux du Québec [View profile]Title:Sichem ManilaAdded:Apr 01, 2008
Photo Category: Chemical and Product Tankers
Upbound for quebec, going for emergency docking because of sea suction problems. Under assitance of Pierre Radisson

Vessel Identification
Name:Sichem Manila
Technical Data
Vessel type:Oil/chemical Tanker
Gross tonnage:8,562 tons
Summer DWT:13,125 tons
Length:129 m
Beam:20 m
Draught:5.4 m

Additional Information
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:2007
AIS Information
Last known position:
25°22’16.62” N, 55°23’0.6” E
Speed, course (heading):
0.1kts, 63° (136°)
Arrival:10th Nov 2020
13:00:46 UTC
Last update:
2 months 6 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 December 23rd, 10:00:56 UTCNyborg
2018 September 7th, 11:00:41 UTCAlgeciras
2018 August 16th, 16:30:14 UTCEstar
2018 August 14th, 23:30:08 UTCMelilla
2018 August 14th, 03:30:19 UTCCeuta
2018 August 13th, 00:01:09 UTCAlgeciras
2018 August 6th, 18:00:57 UTCOrders
2018 August 3rd, 20:00:55 UTCEsbcn
2018 July 14th, 07:00:51 UTCOrders
2018 July 9th, 20:00:03 UTCEsbcn
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Michael Martin on Mar 11, 2008 03:12 (12 years ago)
No doubt the sea chests are full of ice. Slob ice chips enter through the plate filter and eventually subplant the water in the sea chest. Usually vessels also have a deep suction to avoid ice entering nearer the waterline. This may not be the case, I'm only speculating based on experiencing first hand having to shake ice out of a duplex filter in order to maintain sea suction. You have a great group of photos along the seaway. I was in Sorel-Tracy from 1989 to 1991 working at MIL Tracy.

Michael Martin
Houston, Texas
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