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Pontokratis seen here outbound to Charleston USA from the Port of Tyne on 30th June 2008 with a cargo of scrap metal to be recycled into American car bodies, Photographed from Western Quay, North Shields (North East England). Tugs in attendance were Svitzer Maltby and Rowangarth.

Type of ship : Bulk Carrier

Year of build : 1981 - 1981-02 Hakodate Dock Co. Ltd. - Muroran Yard/hull No.: 703.
Newbuilding price $15,521,665
Ship Type Group:Handysize Bulk Carrier; Hull Material:Steel; Strengthened for heavy cargoes; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:1 dk; Bulbous bow

Ship Manager: OCEAN FREIGHTERS - Greece

Length Overall 179.890
Length (BP) 170.010
Breadth Extreme 23.140
Breadth Moulded 23.110
Draught 10.651
Depth 14.510
Height 38.600
Displacement 35757
T/CM 34.3
Gross 16,933
Net 10,893
Deadweight 28,738
Formula Deadweight 25,169

1 oil engine driving 1 FP propeller
Total Power: Mcr 8,385kW (11,400hp)
Service Speed: 14.50kts