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KHALID IBN AL WALEED container vessel

Postby aukepalmhof » Sun Nov 29, 2009 7:39 pm

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Built as a full cellular container vessel under yard No 210 by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., Ulsan, South Korea for the United Arab Shipping Co., Abu Dhabi.
23 December 1982 launched under the name KHALED IBN AL WALEED.
Tonnage 32.534 grt, 12.692 net, 35.615 dwt, dim. 211.46 x 32.26 x 18.6m., length bpp. 198.71m., draught 11.27m.
Powered by B&W diesel engine 18.400 hp., manufactured by Hyundai, one propeller, speed 17.0 knots.
Container capacity 2179 TEU’s.
1983 Delivered to owners.

Used in the East Coast of North America-Mediterranean-India Express line.
11 February 2004 was she caught when she deliberately polluted France’s Mediterranean waters. Aerial photos were produced at the court at Marseille in September 2004, which showed an 18km long 50-meter wide slick behind the vessel off Cap Sicie near Seyne-sur-Mer in the vicinity of Toulon.
The master received a one-year suspended sentence and a fine of EUR 15.000; the United Arab Shipping Co. was fined EUR 485.000.

2009 Still in service under the same name and owners, IMO No 8117249.

Iraq 1987 100f and 250f sg 1753/1756, scott? 200f sgMS1757 scott?

Marine News 1983/516. Navicula. Daily Shipping Newsletter 2004-171.
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Re: KHALID IBN AL WALEED container vessel

Postby aukepalmhof » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:39 pm

The container vessel KHALED IBN AL WALEED was sold by undisclosed Tuvalu flag interest to Hanyana Ship Breakers Ltd., India.
19 February 2012 she arrived under the name WALEED at Alang.( most probably she carried that name for the delivery voyage to the breakers.)

Source: Marine News 2012/248
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