Irma seen here inbound to the Port of Tyne (North East England) on 23rd July 2008. Inbound from Riga (Latvia) with a cargo of coal. Photographed from North Shields Ferry Landing.
Tugs in assistance were Yarm Cross and Svitzer Maltby.
Type of ship : Bulk Carrier
Year of build : 2000-02 Mitsui Eng. & SB. Co. Ltd., Chiba Works - Ichihara Yard/hull No.: 1470
Standard design:Lake-Max; Ship Type Group:Handysize Bulk Carrier; Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:1 dk; Bulbous bow; FS Ice Class 1C
Registered Owner: IRMA NAVIGATION CYPRUS
Ship Manager: POLSKA ZEGLUGA MORSKA PP (Polstream) - Poland
Length Overall 199.900
Length (BP) 191.000
Breadth Moulded 23.600
Formula Deadweight 30,448
1 oil engine driving 1 CP propeller at 127 rpm
Total Power: Mcr 6,730kW (9,150hp)
Service Speed: 15.00kts