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Arklow Venus


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Arklow Venus

Arklow Venus seen here unloading at the Alcan Terminal, North Blyth (North East England) on 25th April 2009. Photographed from Blyth Quayside.

Originally Named Sider Venus

Owner: BBS Bulk IX AS - Rotterdam
Operator: Arklow Shipping Ltd - County Wicklow, Ireland

Built: 2000-10 Scheepswerf Pattje B.V. - Waterhuizen Yard/hull No.: 428
Standard design:CombiTrader; Hull Material:Steel; Strengthened for heavy cargoes; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:1 dk; Bulbous bow

Length Overall 89.750
Length (BP) 84.980
Breadth Moulded 13.600
Draught 6.360
Depth 7.200
Gross 2,829
Net 1,548
Deadweight 4,903
Formula Deadweight 3,673

1 oil engine geared to screw shaft driving 1 CP propeller at 175 rpm
Total Power: Mcr 1,800kW (2,447hp)
Service Speed: 11.50kts
Design: MaK, Engine Builder: MaK Motoren GmbH & Co. KG - Kiel
1 x 6M25, 4 Stroke, Single Acting, In-Line (Vertical)
6 Cy. 255 x 400, Mcr: 1800 kW (2447 hp) at 750 rpm