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BBC Vela 01

Westerschelde 31 December 2017

 

Name

BBC VELA

Previous names

2007 Launch as: Vela J

2007 Industrial Dream

Type

Multi-purpose heavylifter - strengthened for heavy cargoes,- Equipped for the carriage of containers - Equipped for the carriage of dangerous goods

IMO-number

9347853

Call sign

V2CL3

Flag

Antigua & Barbuda

Port of registry

St. John’s

GT

7.223 t registered

DWT

Summer: 7.973 t

NT

2.918 t registered

Number of 20ft containers

In hold: 204

On deck: 302

Total: 506

Container capacity 14t

350

Reefer plugs

80 reefer plugs of 12 kW capacity

Length

119,82 m overall

112,00 m between perpendiculars

Breadth

20,00 m moulded

Draught

Summer: 7,71 m

Height above keel

34,85 m

Freeboard

3.615 mm

Depth

11,30 m to main deck

Speed

Max.: 15,0 knots

Built

2007

Keel laid

11/10/2006

Launch date

14/03/2007

Date of completion

26/04/2007

Builder

ENVC - Estaleiros Navais de Viana do Castelo, S.A. Avenida Praia do Norte

Yard number

233

Hull material

Shipbuilding steel (higher tensile)

Hull type

Single hull - Double bottom

Watertight bulkheads

7

Continuous decks

2

Main engine

1x MaK 6M43 - 4 stroke 6 cylinder 430 x 610 mm diesel engine 5.400 kW / 7.342 bhp at 500 rpm

Manufacturer: Caterpillar Motoren GmbH & CO. KG

Propeller shaft

1x Oil lubrication shaft without monitoring device

Diameter: 390 mm

Propellers

1x Controllable pitch propeller - aft at 150 rpm

Boilers

1x Thermal oil heater, oil fired - 13,0 bar
Heating surface: 20,0 m²
-1x Thermal oil heater, exhaust gas heated - 13,0 bar

Heating surface: 93,0 m²

Manufacturer: AALBORG Industries A.S.

Electric installations

2x Plant 380/220 V each 437 kVA
1x Plant 380 V - 875 kVA
1x Plant 380 V - 437 kVA

Shaft generator

1 x 875 kVA

Generators

2x Main diesel generatorsets each 437 kVA

Emergency generator

1x Diesel generatorset 437 kVA

Compressed air receivers

2x Receivers each 500 litres - 30,0 bar
1x Receiver 150 litres - 30,0 bar
1x Receiver 100 litres - 15,0 bar

Bow thruster

1x Transverse thruster 450 kW, forward

Number of holds

3

Cargo hold capacity

Gale & grain: 11.326,11 m³ / 399.973 ft³

Number of hatches

3

Hatch 1: 16,85 x 10,60 m / 15,80 m: 2 panels
Hatch 2: 42,42 x 15,80 m: 4 panels
Hatch 3: 12,47 x 15,80 m: 1 panel

Floor space

Under deck: 1.988 m² / 21.398 ft²

On deck: 1.082 m² / 11.646 ft²

Deck strengths

Tanktop: 15,0 t/m²

Tweendeck: 3,50 t/m²

Hatchcovers: 2,50 t/m²

Tank capacities

Fuel oil: 686 m³
Ballast water: 4.190 m³

Fresh water: 154,74 m³

Anchor equipment

3x Anchors weight each 4.320 kg
Chain length: 550,00 m

Cargo gear

2 xNMF electro-hydraulic cranes - SWL 200 t each at portside

Cranes Combination: SWL 400 t

Crew size

16

Manager

Juengerhans Heavy-Lift-Fleet Services GmbH & CO. KG
Boschstraße 31
49733 Haren (Ems)
Germany

Operator

BBC Chartering GmbH
Hafenstr. 10b
26789 Leer
Germany

Owner

Jungerhans Maritime Services GmbH & Co KG
Germany

Registered owner

MS "VELA J" Schiffahrtsgesellschaft UG (haftungsbeschrankt) & Co. KG

Latest data adjustment

07 February 2018