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Fjord Champion - IMO 7336771

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Photographer:Pilot Frans [View profile]Title:Fjord ChampionAdded:Jul 06, 2005
Captured:IMO:7336771Hits:747
Photo Category: Chemical and Product Tankers
Description:
Vlaardingen 11-12-03
IMO: 7336771

broken up in Bergen (NOR)- May 2005
Vessel Identification
Name:Fjord Champion
IMO:7336771
Former name(s):
- Fjordshell (Until 2003 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Oil Products Tanker
Gross tonnage:17,966 tons
Summer DWT:32,477 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1974
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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mtpat10 on May 12, 2007 21:10 (9 years ago)
FJORD CHAMPION (Fjordshell -03) 17,966/74 – products tanker,

5/3/2005: Owned by Champion Shipping AS (Genoa Maritime S.A.) Norway (NIS). Fire broke out in the accommodation 5/3/2005 when about 15 miles off Mandal, Norway in position 57.47N, 07.05E. Initially thought to be extinguished , it broke out again and spread to the bridge prompting the evacuation of the crew by helicopter. There were reported explosions on board and she was listing. The fire was extinguished 7/3 and she was taken in tow by the tug HAABULL and arrived Kristiansand the following day. Damage is reported to be severe and she will likely be scrapped. She was on passage from Liverpool for Rostock in ballast.
World Ship Society’s Marine News May 2005 Vol. 59 No.5, May 2005
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