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Photographer:Gerda & Frederik Plets [View profile]Title:UNION 8Added:Jul 21, 2008
Photo Category: Tugs
[b]Union 8[/b] (Antwerpen)
IMO: 9120176
Call sign: ORKE
Gross tonnage: 398 / Nett tonnage: 119
LxBxDr: 30 x 11 x 4,5m
Bollard Pull: 43 tons
Speed: 12,5 kn
Flag: Belgium
Built: 1996 - Yard: Astilleros Armon No.371 / Navia (Asturias) Spain
Type: Seagoing Tug / Propeller: Voith Schneider
Owner: URS Belgium

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Vessel Identification
Name:Union 8
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:398 tons
Summer DWT:256 tons
Length:32 m
Beam:12 m
Draught:5 m

Additional Information
Home port:Antwerp
Build year:1996
AIS Information
Last known position:
51°20’12.32” N, 3°48’55.3” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 137° (346°)
Arrival:31st Dec 2019
00:00:23 UTC
Last update:
28 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 December 31st, 00:00:46 UTCHarbourtug
2018 December 31st, 00:00:10 UTCHarbourtug
2017 December 31st, 00:00:34 UTCHarbourtug
2017 December 31st, 00:00:07 UTCHarbourtug
2016 December 31st, 00:00:26 UTCAntwerpen
2016 December 31st, 00:00:09 UTCAntwerpen
2015 December 31st, 23:01:28 UTCA-dam / Diemen V V
2015 December 31st, 23:00:52 UTCRotterdam
2015 December 31st, 23:00:47 UTCRotterdam
2015 December 31st, 21:00:54 UTCRotterdam
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Photo Comments (4)

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Gerda & Frederik Plets on Jul 21, 2008 22:08 (10 years ago)
Hello Marie-Anne,
You saw this tugs eevry Sunday at the locks, we're very happy to see them one's in a month. Thanks for your nice comment.
Gerda & Frederik :-D
Gerda & Frederik Plets on Jul 21, 2008 22:05 (10 years ago)
Hi Michael,
These tugs come not very often so far in the inland, so we're always very happy to photograph one.
Thanks that you like this picture.
Gerda & Frederik :-D
Marie-Anne on Jul 21, 2008 16:48 (10 years ago)
I totally agree with Michael.
Good shot Frederik and Gerda.

Michael Brakhage on Jul 21, 2008 16:05 (10 years ago)
Great shot and view of this URS tug, Gerda and Frederik.
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