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British Sapphire 01
Zeebrugge 21 March 2012

 

Name

BRITISH SAPPHIRE

Type

Liquefied natural gas carrier

Primary cargo is methane

IMO-number

9333618

Call sign

2AKI3

Flag

Isle of Man - United Kingdom

Port of registry

Douglas

GT

102.064 t

DWT

Summer: 84.304 t

Length

288,43 m overall

275,00 m between perpendiculars

Breadth

44,24 m

Draught

Summer: 12,20 m

Depth

26,00 m moulded

Speed

20,0 knots

Built

2008

Date of completion

01.09.2008

Builder

Hyundai Heavy Industries
Ulsan
South Korea

Hull material

Steel

Hull type

Double hull

Main engine

1x Wärtsilä 12V50DF - 4 stroke 12 cylinder single acting diesel engine - 54.248 hp

Propeller

1x Single propeller

Number of tanks

4x Prismatic insulated tanks

Cargo capacity

151.945 m³

Minimum tank temp.

-163°C

Maximum tank pressure

25 kg/cm²

Max. discharge capability

14.400 m³/h

Crew

24

Manager

BP Shipping
Sunbury On Thames
United Kingdom

Operator

BP Shipping Ltd.

Owner

BP (RBSSAF (19) Ltd.)
London
United Kingdom