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XIAN FENG suction dredger

Postby aukepalmhof » Fri Apr 08, 2011 8:36 pm

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The vessel on the stamp carried the name XIAN FENG on the bow, she is a suction-dredger.
The following received from Mr. Huang Guojian via Mr. Erhard Jung.

The XIAN FENG means “perilous peak”.
A self-propelled suction dredge built by the Jiang Nan Shipyard, Shanghai in 1971.
Displacement (fully loaded) 11,790 tons, dim. 115.5 x 18.4 m
Can lower on both sides of the hull one suction pipe, maximum dredging depth 20m. Two suction pumps.
Powered by two diesel engines each 1,912 kW, two variable pitch propellers, twin rudders.
One 4,500 cubic metre hold, which can hold maximum 7,000 ton mud.

Fate unknown, more info welcome.



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Re: XIAN FENG suction dredger

Postby aukepalmhof » Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:40 am

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The vessel on the stamp carried the name XIAN FENG on the bow, she is a suction-dredger.
The following received from Mr. Huang Guojian via Mr. Erhard Jung.

The XIAN FENG means “perilous peak”.
A self-propelled suction dredge built by the Jiang Nan Shipyard, Shanghai in 1971.
Displacement (fully loaded) 11,790 tons, dim. 115.5 x 18.4 m
Can lower on both sides of the hull one suction pipe, maximum dredging depth 20m. Two suction pumps.
Powered by two diesel engines each 1,912 kW, two variable pitch propellers, twin rudders.
One 4,500 cubic metre hold, which can hold maximum 7,000 ton mud.
August 1971 completed.

Additional info received from Mr. Huang Guojian:
Due to low engine pump power output and low efficiency she was taken out of service in March 1984 and refitted with a stronger engine by her builder and returned to service in October 1984.
Renamed as HANG-JUN 4002.

Her details are then given as:
Tonnage 5,400 grt, 7,181 dwt, dim. 115.37 x 18.96 x 9.9m
Powered by a 9-cyl. Hundong diesel engine, 4,634 kW, speed 11.5 knots.
Hopper volume 4,500m³.
Diameter of suction pipe 0.7m.
Two dredging pipes.

1995 Renamed in JIN XING YANG.
1999 Renamed in GUO BANG.
2011 In service, owned by China Harbour Engineering Company Group, and managed by China Communications Construction Company Ltd.
IMO No. 8426420.
18 June 2012 deleted by Lloyds, existence in doubt.

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