STOLT AVENIR - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - D5GR     IMO number - 7416947
Owner/Manager - Stolt Avenir B.V. (Stolt-Nielsen Transportation, U.S.A. - Manager)

Location - Stolt Avenir was photographed while she was underway off Morgan's Point in Harris County, Texas on Galveston Bay
Photograph Date - 15 April 2000     Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 30 September 2004     Last updated - 30 September 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - December 1973
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - November 1977
  Delivered - September 1978

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Stolt Avenir - Liberia

  Stolt Avenir has sailed as such for her entire career
  so far and remains in service as of September 2004

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Parcel chemical tanker
  Gross tonnage - 14,857
  Net tonnage - 8,478
  Deadweight tonnage - 23,275
  L.O.A. - 170.72 meters ( 560' 2" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 160.81 meters ( 527' 8" )
  Width overall - 24.16 meters ( 79' 3" )
  Width moulded - 24.11 meters ( 79' 1" )
  Draught - 10.021 meters ( 32' 10.5" )
  Depth - 13.01 meters ( 42' 8" )
  Number of cargo tanks - 35
  Number of cargo pumps - 29
  Liquid cargo capacity - 28,606 m3 (179,926 bbls US)
  Total rate of discharge - 7,975 tonnes/hour
  Cargo hose crane - 1 (@ 10 tonne)
  Cargo tank heating coils - In all tanks
  Minimum cargo temperature - unknown
  Maximum cargo temperature - 80 degrees C

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Estaleiros Navais de Viana do Castelo S.A.
  Country - Viana do Castelo - Portugal
  Hull number - 102
  Engine builder - Sulzer Brothers Ltd.
  Country - Winterthur, Switzerland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 6RND76) 6-cyl diesel engine
  Maximum engine rpm - 122
  Horsepower - 12,000 bhp or 8,826 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 305 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,524 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 46.5 tonnes/day
  Fuel tank heating coils - In all tanks
  Speed - 16.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 680kW 440V 60Hz a.c.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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