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Photographer:hardip [View profile]Title:Polar CaliforniaAdded:Aug 05, 2005
Photo Category: Crude Oil Tankers
Name: Polar California IMO No: 7500889
Ex: Arco California Built: 1980
Type: Tanker Status: In Service
SubType: Crude Flag: United States
DWT: 127,003 Draft: 18.08 Builder: National Steel
GT: 83,675 LOA: 290.36 Owner: Phillips Petroleum
NT: Beam: 50.60 Speed/Cons: 15.00/131.80
Class: AB Depth: 23.78 Engine Type: General Electric
Cubic: 210,000
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Aker Smart 2 (Until 2012 May)
- Polar California (Until 2007 May)
- Arco California (Until 2000 May)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Floating Storage/production
Gross tonnage:94,839 tons
Summer DWT:127,003 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1980
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Guest on Aug 10, 2007 17:44 (10 years ago)

According to the August 2007 edition of Sea Breezes ARCO CALIFORNIA was built in 1980 at San Diego, California by the National Steel & Shupbuilding Co (NASCO). She was subsequently renamed POLAR CALIFORNIA and is currently undergoing conversion from an Oil Tanker into a Floating Production Storage Offshore Vessel (FPSO). Conversion work taking place at the Jurong Shipyard in Singapore and she will be renamed as AKER SMART 2.


Steve Ellwood
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