Sunday, June 10, 2007

FS Philippine


The chemical/products tanker FS Philippine, built in 2005 (Viana Yard hull nº 227) for the French owner Fouquet Sacop (newbuilding price of approximate $26 000 000. She is registered in Marseille. Her sister ship, FS Thais, was also built in Portugal, two years before.

Classed by Bureau Veritas at notation I Oil tanker ESP Service Restriction: Unrestricted navigation "*1* VeriSTAR-HULL , *4* STAR-MACH , *1* AUT-UMS , *1* AUT-PORT , *1* SYS-NEQ-1. (also Ice Class 1C).

With a 140 m LOA she displaces 24 417 T at 9,52 m draft. GT 11 118 T.

Her 8,565hp main engine allows for a maximum speed of 13 knots, and her handling characteristics are enhanced by a 900 kW bow thruster.


4 comments:

pedro b. said...

Mais um. E a Sacor a vê-los passar!

Malheiro do Vale said...

Era só mudar as cores não era Pedro?...
Abraço

pedro b. said...

O que devia ter mudado eram os "pintores"......

Malheiro do Vale said...

ehehehe